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    able to piece together. First, his birth and family are important, as well as his schooling and childhood, and finally his married life. First, Williams birth and family. It is said that William Shakespeare was born around April 23, 1564, in Stratford on Avon. The exact date of his birth is unknown, but people say around the 23 of April because he was baptized at the Holy Trinity church on April 26. Back then most baptisms took place about three days after a child was born. William was the son of

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    William Shakespeare was born in the year 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, which is in the United Kingdom. William was the third born child in the Shakespeare family, son to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, and brother to Gilbert, Richard, Edmund, Joan and Judith. William’s father, John, was a successful merchant, however WIlliam’s birth seemed to impoverish the family, with John’s wealth decreased by a substantial amount. William attended a school for the underprivileged and received a basic education

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    Biography of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, surely the world's most performed and admired playwright, was born in April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire, about 100 miles northwest of London. According to the records of Stratford's Holy Trinity Church, he was baptized on April 26. Since it was customary to baptize infants within days of birth, and since Shakespeare died 52 years later on April 23, and -- most significantly -- since April 23 is St. George's day

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    and the Quartos?" 1). “Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. Very little is known about his life, but by 1592 he was in London working as an actor and a dramatist. Between about 1590 and 1613, Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays and collaborated on several more. Many of these plays were very successful both at court and in the public playhouses. In 1613, Shakespeare retired from the theatre and returned to Stratford-upon-Avon. He died and was buried there in 1616” ("Need

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    William Shakespeare

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    William Shakespeare The Globe William Shakespeare was one of the most famous play writers of all time. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in England more than four hundred years ago. At the young age of eighteen Shakespeare wedd a woman by the name of Anne Hathaway whom was eight years older than him. Together they had a daughter called Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith. Shakespeare decided to start travelling and to go to London. Luckily for Shakespeare just before he went to London

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    started his life on 1564-1616 in Stratford upon Avon. He was a great poet and playwright. He did lots of plays in London in the Globe Theater. He did not had a great education or a great life. He lost one of his child to an unknown cause. Shakespeare’s birth is unknown, his education was not good, he got married at a young age, his religion is unknown, he went to London to do plays, and his death was at age 52. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford upon Avon in a town of around 1500 residents

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    Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare is one of, if not the, best play writers in the world. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564 and then moved to London as a young man, he died at the age of fifty two. In his lifetime he wrote more than thirty seven plays of all genres. Shakespeare liked to play on words in a large amount of his plays, he does this by having

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    the best playwrights of all time, was born in April of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire. His parents were John Shakespeare, a whittawer, and Mary Arden Shakespeare. He was the third of eight children born to John and Mary and was their first son. They lived on Henley Street in Stratford. His baptism was on April 26 of that year at Stratford's Holy Trinity Church. His date of birth is assumed to be April 23. He went to Stratford Grammar School from the age of seven to fourteen. At the age

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    William Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His exact birth date is unknown but it is traditionally celebrated on April 23. In England this day is known as the feast of St. George. He was the third of eight children born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. John Shakespeare was a tanner, and a glove maker. He served a term as the mayor of Stratford, a town council man, a justice of peace, and an ale-taster. Unfortunately John could not write. John Shakespeare

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    when Joan Hathaway died. We can assume that Anne Hathaway received home schooling at best or no schooling at all at worst and lived most of her life until marriage in the hamlet of Hamlet, one mile away from Stratford in the forest of Arden. She certainly was a regular visitor to Stratford and her family was well acquainted with the Shakespeares of Henley Street. Despite the age gap, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway knew each other. Anne Hathaway was not a particularly attractive woman

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