William Shakespeare 's Life And Accomplishments Essay

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Shakespeare as many would say is/was one of the world’s greatest play writers in the history of playwriting. To this very day students memorize his many different poems and reinterpret the words of the text he written.

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon a town 100 miles NW of London, He was born April 23, 1564 and sadly died on the same day 52 years later. On the contrary to that Shakespeare father John was a man of many jobs; he was into farming, wood trading, tanning, leather work, money leading and hand very many more jobs. William Shakespeare mother had 8 children, he was the 3rd but during his childhood he lost 3 other siblings. Shakespeare sister, Margaret, was born in 1562 and was baptized on December 2. She died one year later. Shakespeare’s ' brother, Gilbert, was baptized on October 13, 1566, at Holy Trinity. Records show that Gilbert Shakespeare survived the plague and reached adulthood, becoming a haberdasher, working in London as of 1597, and spending much of his time back in Stratford. Gilbert Shakespeare seems to have had a long and successful career as a tradesman, and he died a bachelor in Stratford on February 3, 1612. In 1574, Shakespeare’s Mom & Dad had another boy and they named him Richard, after his paternal grandfather. Richard was baptized on March 11 of that year, and nothing else is known about him, except for the fact that he died, unmarried, and was buried on February 4, 1613 -- a year and a day after the death of his brother…

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