Tuesday, 2 July 2013

William Shakespeare History, William Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Festival Celebrations

William Shakespeare History, William Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Festival Celebrations

Author: Govind

William Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, on April 26, 1564 and shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 it is believe that this day was his birthday because there are no records about his birth from state government on which day he was born. William Shakespeare father John Shakespeare, was a whittawer he have approach to live in the city as a glove maker. Shakespeare mother Mary Arden, was from a quite rich family and john shakespeare’s had eight children and William was their first son.

Shakespeare did not have an wide-ranging education, so shakespeare attended stratford grammar school, a school that specially served famous citizens. Nothing is know how long Shakespeare attended, but it is assumed that this is the only education he recieved.

  • William Shakespeare was born on April 23 and died on April 23, evidence indicates.In his will, Shakespeare left his wife his "second-best" bed. Shakespeare's name may have meant "Shaker of Spears," indicating warrior ancestry Boys and men played all the parts in Shakespeare's plays in Elizabethan times.Dictionaries as we know them today were not available in Shakespeare's time.
  • Sir William Davanant (1606-1668), godson of Shakespeare and poet laureate of England, claimed to be Shakespeare's illegitimate son.
  • The ceiling of Shakespeare's stages was called "The Heavens." 
    Shakespeare was said to have enjoyed playing the part of the ghost in Hamlet.

Shakespeare also performed as Adam in As You Like It. Actors performing in Shakespeare's time usually received only copies of their parts, not entire plays. Shakespeare was 17 or 18 when he married. His wife, Anne Hathaway, was 26.

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