About Shakespeare By:Amanda McCormick

William Shakespear was born in what year and where?

William Shakespeare was born on April 23,1564. He was born in Stratford-upon-avon.(Baker 1)

what date do we reconize as his birthday? Why?

we reconise his birthday as St. Gorges Day.(Baker 1)

What was important about Stratford-upon-Avon in the 16th century?

In the 16th century Stratford-upon-Avon was a argiculture center and market.(baker 1).

What is the probable year that Romeo and juliet was written?

1595 is the probable year that romeo and juliet was written.(Charney 1)

What day and year did Shakespeare die? Why is this an intresting date? How old was Shakespeare when he died?

Shakespeare died on April 23,1616. This is a intresting date because it is the same day he was born. Shakespeare was 52 when he died. (Baker 1)

Citation: Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom's Literature, Facts On File, Inc. fofweb.infobase.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=98934&SID=5&iPin=CS0001&SingleRecord=True.

"Shakespeare, William (1564–1616)." The New Book of Knowledge. Scholastic Grolier Online, nbk.grolier.com/ncpage?tn=/encyc/article.html&id=10010624&type=0tap.Accessed 1 Mar.2017.

"William Shakespeare." World History: The Modern Era, ABC-CLIO, 2017, worldhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/315827. Accessed 2 Mar. 2017.

Charney, Maurice. "Romeo and Juliet (drama)." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Scholastic Grolier Online, gme.grolier.com/article?assetid=0250000-0. Accessed 7 Mar. 2017.

photo citation: 'Hamlet'.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.

William Shakespeare - portrait.. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.quest.eb.com/search/113_907518/1/113_907518/cite. Accessed 5 Mar 2017.

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