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Shakespeare's Life

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  • 1564  Born to John and Mary Shakespeare
  • 1570  Begins grammar school                                   
  • 1576  "The theatre" is built where Shakespeare will act when he grows up.
  • 1582  Shakespeare marrys Anne Hathaway
  • 1583  Has a child named Susana
  • 1585  Has twins named Hamnet and Judith, 
  • 1588  Travels to London to work as an actor and playwright
  • 1594 All theatres are closed for a year due to the plague
  • 1596 His son Hamnet dies at age 11
  • 1599 William Shakespeare and other actors build the globe
  • 1614 The globe burns down
  • 1616 William Shakespeare retires, falls ill and dies at age 52  


an introduction to shakespeare for "lil kids"