10 Facts about Shakespeare

1. Shakespeare’s Son, Hamneth died at the age of 11. Some literators say, the figure of Hamleth is a kind of memorial to this child. 2. Shakespeare is only the second most quoted writer of English language – the firsts are the authors of the Bible. 3. Shakespeare lived 52 years. He is tought to be born in 23rd, April 1564 and died on the same day in 1616. 4. He had seven siblings: Shakespeare had seven siblings. They were: Joan (1558); Margaret (1562); Gilbert (1566); Joan II (1569); Anne Read more [...]

The Legendary Life of Mr. William Shakespeare

The „Bard of Avon” was born on 23rd, April, 1564, in Stradford-upon-Avon. He is only 18 when he marries his wife, Anne Hathaway. At the time of the marriage, Anne is 26 years old. Their first child, Susanne is given birth in 1583. The twins, Judith and Hamneth are following her two years later. About a decade later he is already a succesive actor and playwright when he joins the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, an acting toruple, led by Richard Burbage, who played all the major roles of Shakespeares Read more [...]