Shakespeare Facts: 50 Interesting Facts About William Shakespeare Interested in Shakespeare facts? Below is a range of 50 little known facts about William Shakespeare. Bear in mind that very little in the way of hard facts is actually known about Shakespeare’s life (unlike facts about Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, which are fairly well documented), but we’ve researched long and hard to come up with a range of interesting facts about the great man: William Shakespeare Facts: 1
William Shakespeare Learn about William Shakespeare, the world's most famous playwright, and enjoy our colouring pages and printable activities, puzzles and worksheets. In 2014 we celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday! Who Was William Shakespeare? William Shakespeare was an English playwright and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest ever English writers.
William Shakespeare Biography for Kids – To be or not to be « William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on April 23, 1564. He most likely attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford, where he learned Latin grammar and literature. In 1582, he married 26 year-old Anne Hathaway at the age of 18. In 1583, William’s first child, Susanna was born. In 1585, he had twins, Hamlet and Judith.
William Shakespeare - Biography - Poet, Playwright - Biography.com William Shakespeare, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time. Synopsis William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. From roughly 1594 onward he was an important member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men company of theatrical players. Written records give little indication of the way in which Shakespeare’s professional life molded his artistry. William Shakespeare's life Very little is known for certain about William Shakespeare. What we do know about his life comes from registrar records, court records, wills, marriage certificates and his tombstone in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon. William Shakespeare was baptised on 26 April 1564 at Holy Trinity in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Traditionally his birthday is celebrated three days earlier, on 23 April, St George's Day. John Shakespeare married Mary Arden, the daughter of Robert Arden, a farmer from the nearby village of Wilmcote.
Renaissance for Kids: Elizabethan Era History >> Renaissance for Kids The Elizabethan Era took place from 1558 to 1603 and is considered by many historians to be the golden age in English History. During this era England experienced peace and prosperity while the arts flourished. The time period is named after Queen Elizabeth I who ruled England during this time. English Renaissance Theatre Biography William Shakespeare, often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time. Synopsis William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. From roughly 1594 onward he was an important member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men company of theatrical players.
The Poor in Elizabethan England Life for the poor in Elizabethan England was very harsh. The poor did not share the wealth and luxurious lifestyle associated with famous Tudors such as Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and non-monarchs such as Sir Francis Drake. Unlike today, there was no Welfare State to help out those who had fallen on hard times. A generous local monastery might have helped out before the Reformation but this would not have been available in the second half of Tudor England. The government in Tudor England became very concerned about the poor. There was a lot more of the poor than there were rich and there was always the potential for a Tudor version of the Peasants Revolt. Much Ado About Shakespeare Illustrated by Donovan Bixley WINNER best illustrated book at the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults ! Shakespeare’s life, told in his own words and beautifully illustrated by a great fan. Within these pages you’ll find a new interpretation of Shakespeare, which sheds light on his colourful and exuberant life and times. You won’t find the sainted genius – solemn with quill and ink-stained hand.
The Complete Walk A free, interactive celebration of Shakespeare's plays Download The Complete Walk Map to plan your route (PDF version) Download The Complete Walk Credits & Synopses (PDF version) ELIZABETHAN CLOTHING Elizabethan Era - Free Educational Resource! Author Referencing Information The contents of www.elizabethan-era.org.uk are subject to Copyright Laws - the name of the Website Author is Linda Alchin. The referencing protocol is suggested as follows: Alchin, L.K. Elizabethan Erae.g. Terry Deary’s Best Ever Shakespeare Tales The Bard gets the Horrible treatment. What happens when Shakespeare meets Terry Deary? Ten awesome Shakespeare plays rewritten in super-funny style. Forget the weddings, fairies and yawnsome love poems. Here are murderers and madmen, ghosts, witches and crazed kings.
Shakespeare Lives This Shakespeare Lives schools’ pack has been created by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016. The pack celebrates Shakespeare as a writer who still speaks for all people and nations, addressing big questions and themes about the human experience and what it means to be a citizen in the twenty-first century. This pack encourages teachers and pupils to engage with some of the key issues, themes and ideas in Shakespeare’s plays, and to explore the ways they remain relevant and current in our lives today, wherever we are in the world.