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William Shakespeare
Parents: Mary Arden and John Shakespeare
Children: had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith
Relationship: was married to Anne Hathaway
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 slaps... More>>

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Information about William Shakespeare's life derives from public instead of private documents: .... The Shakespeare family had long sought armorial bearings and the status of gentleman. William's father John, a bailiff of Stratford with a wife of ...

internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/life/childhood/family.html

From about 1577, when William was 13, John Shakespeare suffered financial ... daughter of a well-to-do landowner in a lesser branch of an aristocratic family.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the ...... Some scholars claim that members of Shakespeare's family were Catholics, at a time when practicing Catholicism in England was against the law.

www.folger.edu/shakespeares-life

An overview of Shakespeare's life from the Folger Shakespeare Library. ... Growing up as the big brother of the family, William had three younger brothers, ...

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Shmoop guide to William Shakespeare familiy. Smart, fresh William Shakespeare family history by PhDs and Masters from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.

www.shakespeareinamericancommunities.org/education/life-william-shakespeare

Within the class system of Elizabethan England, William Shakespeare did not seem destined for greatness. He was not born into a family of nobility or significant ...

www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-family

Shakespeare's family was not large by standards of the time. ... The Bard and his sister were very close and one of her sons, William Hart, followed in his uncle's ...

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The English playwright, poet, and actor William Shakespeare was a popular dramatist. He was born six years after Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603) ascended the ...