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William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England's Elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which continue to dominate world theater more than 400 years later. Shakespeare handled high drama, romance and slapstick comedy with equal ease, and so famous are his words that his quotes, from "To be or not to be" to "Parting is such sweet sorrow," take up more than 70 pages in recent print editions of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. His works rival the King Jam More »
Born: April 23, 1564 (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)

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Joan Shakespeare (baptised 15 April 1569 – buried 4 November 1646) was the sister of William Shakespeare. ... He had many descendants. By the 18th ... In her story Shakespeare's sister is denied the education of her brother despite her obvious talent as a writer. When her father .... (1580–1607), (4 other siblings), William

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William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the .... Biographers attempting to account for this period have reported many apocryphal stories. ..... "That King Shakespeare," the essayist Thomas Carlyle wrote in 1840, "does not he shine, in crowned sovereignty, over us all, as the ...

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Mary Shakespeare, née Arden, (c. 1537–1608) was the mother of William Shakespeare. ... As the daughter of Richard's landlord, she may have known John since childhood. Mary married John ... Though Mary gave birth to many children, several of them died young. Their first ... (1580–1607), (4 other siblings), William

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When were his brothers and sisters born? What were the names of Shakespeare's siblings? How many died during childhood? How did his brothers and sisters ...

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Details of all of his brothers and sisters follow, together with a Timeline .... of a child, by a much older woman, outside marriage must have caused immense ... had four children, William and Michael, although the other two did not survive.

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Everything we know about William Shakespeare's siblings. ... working in London as of 1597, and spending much of his time back in Stratford. ... Gilbert Shakespeare seems to have had a long and successful career as a tradesman, and ... Due to the fact that Shakespeare's children and his other siblings did not carry on the ...

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2. Margaret. Caught the plague and died at the age of one. 3. William. Wrot... ... Sign In. Life of William Shakespeare ... Remained very close with his older brother. Joan. Another Joan ... How many plays did William Shakespeare write? Why do ...

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Thus, William Shakespeare became a grandfather two months before ... She was to get another £150 if she bore a healthy child. ... Terms | Essays | Analysis of the Sonnets | and Much More ...

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She was five years younger than him and much loved by him. ... What a sorrow it must have been for the teenaged William when she died from the Black Death ...