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month day and year shakespear was born
april 23 1564
month day and year shakespear died
april 23 1616
who was queen during shakespears time?
Elizabeth I (the first)
what was shakespears hometown
stratford
what river was his town on?
AVON
who was Shakespears father?
John
what did shakespears father do
glover
what was shakespears moms name and maiden name?
Mary Arden
Who did shakespear marry and her maiden name
Ann Hathaway
How old was shakespear and his wife when they married
He= 18
she= 26
how many kids did they have
3
what were their kids names?
A)Susanna
B)Judith
C)Hamnet
what play did shakespear possibly name after one of his children?
Hamlet
did shakespear have siblings
yes
what romance language did shakespear study in grammar school
latin
where did shakespear go to seak his fortune
London
what was the thames?
major river in london
how many plays did shakespear write
37
what are the three catagories
Comedy
Tragedies
Histories
name one of shakespears plays besides Romeo and Juliet
mid summers night dream, othello, hamlet, taming of the shrew, thwelth night, macbeth, julius ceasar
what do we call the 14 line poems he wrote
a sonnet
what did they call the lady shakespear was obsessed with who brought him emotional unhappiness
dark lady
what devastating outbreak caused the closign of many plays/theaters during this time?
bubonic plauge
name shakespears theater
the globe
what happened to his theatre
it burned down
who played womens parts in the plays
young men whose voices had not changed
who were the kings men
shakespears acting company
what was new place
the home/estate where shakespear retired
who said "he was not of an age, but for all time."?
ben johnson friend and critic
what was the term for those who sat in the pit or on the ground to the plays
groundlings
besides and actor what else was shakespear
Playwright, theater owner, and poet
who was Henry VIII
king on england and elizabeths father
name one of his many wives
catherine of aragon
how was henry related to elizabeth
henry was elizabeths father
when were the plays performed? and why
daylight hours, b/c there was no electricity
what was "the renaissance" a time of?
rebirth of literature, art, music etc...