William Shakespeare was born in the twelvemonth of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His exact birth day of the month is unknown but it is traditionally celebrated on April 23. In England this twenty-four hours is known as the banquet of St. George. He was the 3rd of eight kids born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. John Shakespeare was a sixpence, and a baseball mitt shaper. He served a term as the city manager of Stratford, a town council adult male, a justness of peace, and an ale-taster.
Unfortunately John could non compose. John Shakespeare died in 1601. Since William was his eldest boy he received what small land his male parent owned.
Small is known about his female parent s life. It is known that she came from a affluent household. Her household besides paid her hubby a fine-looking dowery.
William Shakespeare went to a really good grammar school in Stratford-upon- Avon. Two of his teachers were Oxford alumnuss, Simon Hunt and Thomas Jenkins. William s surveies were in Greek and Latin. He developed the ability of acute observation of both nature and world. It is said that his instruction ended here.On November 27, 1582, when William was 18 old ages old, he married Anne Hathaway. She was 10 old ages older than him.
Their first girl, named Susanna, was born the following twelvemonth on May 26, 1583. The twosome besides had twins, Hamnet and Judith, in 1585. Hamnet died at the age of 11, but it is unknown how.Between the old ages of 1585 and 1592 no grounds of what happened in Shakespeare s life is known. These old ages are called & # 8220 ; The Hidden Years & # 8221 ; .
It is said that during this stretch of clip, he ran off from the jurisprudence or was the learner of a meatman, although a adult male named John Aubry was told by Christopher Beston that Shakespeare was a school instructor up until 1592 someplace in London.Get downing in 1592, in London, he became known as an established dramatist. In 1593 he found a frequenter, Henry Wriothsley, to patronize him. William Shakespeare was besides an histrion, author, manager, and shareholder in & # 8220 ; The King s Men & # 8221 ; company.
He acted for a company called “The King s Men” . This company became the largest and most celebrated moving company merely because William was executing and working for them.Shakespeare wrote two long verse forms. His first, & # 8220 ; Venus and Adonius & # 8221 ; , was written in the twelvemonth 1593. Then a twelvemonth subsequently he wrote, & # 8220 ; Rape of Lucrece & # 8221 ; . These were written at a clip when theaters were closed because of the contagious epidemic known as the pestilence.
Since Shakespeare was established playwright, he was affluent because of multiple income beginnings. In 1597 he bought his household a immense house called New Place, located in Stratford-upon-Avon.Shakspere retired from theater in 1610 and returned to Stratford.
On the 25th of March, 1616, he wrote his will. On April 23, 1616, the same day of the month as his birthday, William Shakespeare died. He was buried at the sanctuary of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford. The cause of his decease is unknown. Many people believe that he knew that his decease was nigh, but did non desire anybody to cognize.
Seven old ages after he died, in 1623 William Shakespeare s first pagination was published including 154 sonnets, 36 dramas, and his two long verse forms. The pagination was put together by his friends so that cipher could take his work as theirs. Bibliography 1. Torstenson, Casey. & # 8220 ; William Shakespeare & # 8221 ; . Internet 2. Shah, Ravi P. & # 8221 ; Life of Shakespeare & # 8221 ; .
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Internet 4. Editors of the Grolier Universal Encyclopedia. & # 8220 ; Shakespeare & # 8221 ; , Stratford Press, Inc: New York,1966