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William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity Church. At age 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three ...

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A prosperous businessman, he married Mary Arden, of the prominent Arden family. John rose through local offices in Stratford, becoming an alderman and eventually, when William was five, the town bailiff—much like a mayor. Not long after that, however, John Shakespeare stepped back from public life; we don't know why ...

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Aug 5, 2017 ... William Shakespeare (baptized on April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616) was an English playwright, actor and poet who also known as the “Bard of Avon” and often called England's national poet. Shakespeare's works are known throughout the world, but his personal life is shrouded in mystery. Learn more at ...

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Who was Shakespeare? What was life like in Stratford-upon-Avon and London when Shakespeare was alive?

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Early life. William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon- Avon, England. His mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a wealthy landowner from a neighboring village. His father ... Like most of his contemporaries in the theater, Shakespeare used the same techniques in writing comedies as tragedies.

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By the age of four or five, young William Shakespeare was enrolled at the King's New School in Stratford, a grammar school run for the benefit of the sons (tough luck, daughters) of civil servants like John Shakespeare. By today's standards, the education that boys like Will Shakespeare received at these grammar schools  ...

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Dec 15, 2014 ... Where one is nurtured does not guarantee a genius but can condition a young genius to flourish. William Shakespeare was born in a little town called Stratford- upon-Avon. Shakespeare was born in the same region as his parents who were also long time inhabitants of Stratford. The town inhabited about ...

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Shakespeare's plays are known for their universal themes and insight into the human condition. Yet much about the playwright is a mystery.

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For the seven years following the birth of his twins, William Shakespeare disappears from all records, finally turning up again in London some time in 1592 . This period, known as the "Lost Years," has sparked as much controversy about Shakespeare's life as any period. Rowe notes that young Shakespeare was quite fond ...