William shakespeare's career is the product of a perfect match between a man's talents and his time shakespeare was born during the renaissance, the flowering of art, culture, and thought that swept through western europe toward the end of the middle ages it was a time of great expansion for people's horizons and minds. An in-depth and accurate biography of william shakespeare shakespeare's life (folger shakespeare library) from the website of the world-renowned folger shakespeare library, the largest collection of shakespeare materials and other renaissance works. William shakespeare: early life in stratfordof william shakespeare and “ anne hathaway of stratford,” upon the consent of her friends and upon once asking of the banns (anne died in 1623, seven years after shakespeare. Custom factors that influenced shakespeare essay william shakespeare was born to john and mary shakespeare in april 23, 1564, in stratford england much of his life is not known, but he is well known from his works of literature and arts. Shakespeare documented features all primary sources that document the life and career of william shakespeare it has images, descriptions, and transcriptions of 500 manuscripts and printed works.
Britain’s most famous playwright william shakespeare left his wife their 'second best bed' in his will the bard’s 1616 will also reveals how he left £150 to each of his daughters, more than. Most scholars accept that william shakespeare probably arrived in london in the late 1580s and most likely found work as a horse attendant at one of london's theaters as of 1592, evidence supports that he was working as an actor and writing plays. A few years after he left school, in late 1582, william shakespeare married anne hathaway she was already expecting their first-born child, susanna, which was a fairly common situation at the time when they married, anne was 26 and william was 18. Anne hathaway, shakespeare’s wife – a summary posted on august 6, 2014 by history in an hour as is the case with her husband, we know remarkably little about the life of william shakespeare ’s wife, anne hathaway.
During shakespeare's time with the king's men, he probably did not live with his wife and children their home in stratford-upon-avon, purchased around 1597, called new house or new place, was a four-day trip by horse. Shakespeare’s wife is longish, considering that lots of the details of ann’s life aren’t well documented or remain obscure for my taste, too much of this work is carefully contingent or unselfconsciously speculative. 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.
In 1596 john shakespeare applied for, and was granted, a coat of arms, which would then make him and his family members of the gentry in 1597 william bought the splendid house new place on the main street of stratford. 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 and baptised there on 26 april 1564. Elizabeth hall lived a noteworthy life indeed john and susanna made sure elizabeth was well educated and we have evidence that her handwriting was well formed and clear like that of her father 2her first husband was the wealthy barrister thomas nash, son of shakespeare's good friend, anthony nash. William’s father, john shakespeare, was a member of the borough council of stratford-upon-avon william was the third of eight children, though his two elder siblings did not survive childhood. This page contains a description of what is known about the life of william shakespeare, the man from stratford, from his birth in april 1564 to his death in 1616 it is based on available documentation, including court and church records, marriage certificates and the praise and criticism of shakespeare’s friends and rivals.
Play description discovered in a treasure-filled parking lot in leicester, england (next to a pile of bones that didn’t look that important), an ancient manuscript proves to be the long-lost first play written by none other than seventeen-year-old william shakespeare from stratford. As always with questions of shakespeare’s life and identity, this is a tricky area, full of supposition, conjecture and guesswork no sweat shakespeare has looked into pictures of william shakespeare and written an overview below. William shakespeare is arguably the most famous writer of the english language, known for both his plays and sonnets though much about his life remains open to debate due to incomplete evidence, the following biography consolidates the most widely-accepted facts of shakespeare's life and career. William shakespeare (26 april 1564 (baptized) – 23 april 1616) was an english playwright, poet, and actor he wrote 37 plays (with about half of them considered comedies) and two long poems in his lifetime he lived in stratford-upon-avon, in warwickshire, england his plays are still performed today.
William shakespeare facts william shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, and actor he was born on 26 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon his father was a successful local businessman and his mother was the daughter of a landowner. Shakespeare's biography no description report abuse transcript of shakespeare's biography 1564-1616 william shakespeare william shakespeare biography parents were john shakespeare and mary arden - father was bailiff, and alderman - mother was from a wealthy family - wife and daughters still in stratford - had become wealthy, and well. Shakespeare’s wife, anne hathaway, was born in 1556 shakespeare was eight years younger than her shakespeare, and writing a biography, and i interpreted this as very helpful because i have a specific section in my biography about william shakespeare about his wife thanks again reply leave a reply want to join the discussion. Acclaimed novelist and screenwriter william boyd wrote a drama about william shakespeare entitled a waste of shame his drama is based on academic research and clues in the sonnets it brings to life the inner thoughts of the world’s greatest wordsmith, presenting shakespeare to us as a man rather than a myth.
Anne hathaway was the wife of william shakespeare the couple married in 1582 when she was 26 and he was 18 shortly after their marriage they had a daughter, susanna around 1585, they had twins. A sotheby's employee handles a copy of william shakespeare, the first folio 1623 on july 7, 2006, in london much of shakespeare's life is a mystery.