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Shakespeare"s story of his life

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Published by G. Richards in London .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Biography,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

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Statementby C. Creighton ....
LC ClassificationsPR2909 .C7
The Physical Object
Paginationv, [1], 454, [1] p.
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24172848M
LC Control Number04032200

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  Shakespeare’s Childhood and Family Life William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, a bustling market town miles northwest of London, and baptized there on Ap Page 73 - gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow; And yet to times in hope my verse shall stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creighton, Charles, Shakespeare's story of his life. London, G. Richards, (OCoLC) An overview of Shakespeare's life from the Folger Shakespeare Library, including his birth and childhood in Stratford-upon-Avon, his marriage to Anne Hathaway and their children, his work in the London theaters, and his final years before his death in

The Richard Field who published Shakespeare’s two poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, in –94, seems to have been (as an apprenticeship record describes him) the “son of Henry Field of Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick, tanner.” When Henry Field the . William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.   William Shakespeare, often called England's national poet, is considered the greatest dramatist of all time. His works are loved throughout the world, but Shakespeare's personal life is . edition of his works it is printed “Shakespeare.” Halliwell tells us, that there are not less than thirty-four ways in which the various members of the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times.

Early life. William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, an alderman and a successful glover (glove-maker) originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he was baptised on 26 April His date of birth is unknown, but is traditionally observed on 23 April, Saint George's en: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare, . Perhaps by coincidence, it is generally accepted that Shakespeare wrote one his greatest tragedies, his famous ‘Scottish Play’ Macbeth sometime between and This story of two ancient Scottish kings is mixed with strange tales of witches and the supernatural; ‘coincidently’, King James had written a book on the subject of. William Shakespeare attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford-upon-Avon; He started there when he was seven. Little is known about his young life at the school, but it is possible to ascertain what life would have been like for him by looking at what school life was like in those : Lee Jamieson.   On Ma , Shakespeare signed his dictated will with a “shaky” signature, evidence of his frailty at the time. Also, it was customary in the early 17th century to draw up a will while on the deathbed, so Shakespeare was likely acutely aware that his life was coming to an : Lee Jamieson.