At the age of 18, William was Early Life married to a woman by the name of Anne Hathaway, who was 26 at the time. After getting married, William began a successful career in London as an actor, writer and owned a couple of businesses alongside. There is no record evidence of Behavior and Attitude William Shakespeare this, but it is said that William went to, “Stratford Grammar School,” and studied literature through classical Latin authors. As you may assume, William was very rich because of his occupation, which as were all aware of, he was one of histories, best English writers. At the age of thirteen, it is said that he discontinued his education, so he could help his father financially. From many sources, it is said that William had both feminine and masculine traits. Also, he had a very magnetic personality that attracted many critics, like Robert Greene, who was one of William’s very first critics that found him. Basic Information Date of birth: April 26, 1564 Other Facts Date of death: April 23, 1616 Where he originated from; Stratford- upon-Avon, United Kingdom Full name: William(no recorded middle name) Shakespeare William lived until he was 52. One of Shakespeare’s relatives, on his mother’s side, William Arden, was arrested for plotting against Queen Elizabeth! When Shakespeare died he was buried in the Holy Trinity Church. William invented the word “assassination.” William lived through the “Black Death, which killed over 33,000 people and just happened to miss him. By: Ona 9A “The greatest recorded English Writers!” 1564-1616 Achievements “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Achievements In Total William has written Direct Quotes Family William’s family consisted of eight children and he was the third around 38 plays and 158 sonnets. oldest. His father was a glove maker Some of his most popular productions and, his mother was the daughter of a include: “Romeo and Juliet,” wealthy landowner. “Hamlet,” and “Macbeth.” These plays are still even known and loved today. He has three children, Susanna “God has given you one face, and “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” you make yourself another.” Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare and Judith Quiney. In addition, only six months During the starting of his after getting married, he had his first career, he mainly did comedies or child, who was their only daughter, historical based plays, but his style Susanna. changed as trends did, making his Overall Appearance writing and productions vary in subject. In addition, when the closure of the theatres took place in around 1593, William had to turn to poetry. He came up with two successful pieces, “Venus and Adonis,” and “The Rape of Lucrece.” William’s Even though we didn’t have any real evidence of what he looked like except for said that had a moustache/beard, and wasn’t the slimiest, he wore what every “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” middle class man wore, so you could popular and say he was famous that they were translated to all trendy. major understood languages. After observering a few of his pictures, it also ~William Shakespeare ~William Shakespeare looks like he has his left ear pierced. Usually, and admired, during his acting career, William’s style changed, as styles grew he preformed in front of Queen popular and outdated, this also applied “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” pictures or paintings found of William. It is plays were so Also, his works got so loved “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” towards his style in writing.