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1 William Shakespeare By: Kristina Collins Period:3/4 Ms. Marshall HSS 7.8

2 William Shakespeare Born on April 23, 1616 His father was John Shakespeare His mother was Mary Arden William Shakespeare is born on Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

3 Works of arts Plays Romeo & Juliet Macbeth Hamlet William Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets in his 52 years on earth.

4 William never published any of his original manuscripts. The manuscripts were found buried beneath the rubble of an ancient painting shop.

5 Words created by Shakespeare For then the bold and coward, The wise and fool, the artist and unread, The hard and soft, seem all affin’d and kin.-- Troilus and Cressida Affin’d is meaning ’’untitled by affinity’’ That, face to face and royal eye to eye, You have congreeted.-- Henry V Congreeted meaning ’’ agreeing with itself, in it’s parts.

6 Fun Facts No one knows what William Shakespeare really looked like because not one portrait was painted of him when he was alive. In his will, Shakespeare left his wife Anne his ’’second best’’ bed.

7 William’s children William Shakespeare had three children. The first child was a girl named Susanna. The second two were twins named Juliet and Hamnet. Hamlet only lived to be eleven because he died of bubonic plague.

8 William’s wife William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at the age of eighteen and Anne was 26, eight months pregnant.

9 William’s Career Shakespeare was a actor and a playwright. Record show that William wasn’t around his family a whole lot due to the fact of his career

10 Bibliography and-grandchildren.html marriage-wife-anne-hathaway.htm


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