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Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. in London .
Written in English


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Statementby H. Snowden Ward and Catharine Weed Ward.
ContributionsWard, Catharine Weed Barnes.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19776884M

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Shakespeare's town and times. London, Dawbarn & Ward [?] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H Snowden Ward; Catharine Weed Barnes Ward. Shakespeare's town and times. New York, Truslove & Comba; London, Dawbarn & Ward [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: H Snowden Ward; Catharine Weed Barnes Ward. William Shakespeare’s Life & Times In his 52 years of life William Shakespeare transformed himself from the son of a small-town glovemaker to a favorite playwright of Queen Elizabeth and King James. Today he is celebrated as the most popular writer in the English language. Shakespeare was born in in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small town in the middle of the English countryside. His father, John Shakespeare, was a glover and public servant with social ambitions, as suggested by his marriage to Mary Arden, the daughter of a well-to-do farmer.

a times literary supplement best book of the year Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid s: Two books that I would recommend are: "Shakespeare's Wife" by Germaine Greer, an excellent look at domestic life in Shakespeare's England, and "Shakespeare And The Goddess Of Complete Being", a madly personal, eccentric and intriguing analysis of the complete Shakespearean canon by . William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children. He died in his home town of Stratford on 23 April , aged   This article is about the settings of Shakespeare's plays, for the main article regarding this topic, see William Shakespeare's plays and William Shakespeare's works (disambiguation).This article is not to be confused with the cataloging reference article List of Shakespeare's works.. The following list of places that serve as the settings for all of Shakespeare's plays was compiled by Laura.

Shakespeare's only son, Hamnet, died in at the age of His older daughter Susanna later married a well-to-do Stratford doctor, John Hall. Their daughter Elizabeth, Shakespeare's first grandchild, was born in In , just months before his death, Shakespeare's daughter Judith married Thomas Quiney, a Stratford vintner.   Henry transferred it to the governors of Bridewell, who at least preserved it until better times came. Broadside ballad on Tom of Bedlam This popular broadside ballad (c. ) tells the well-known tale of a poor naked beggar, ‘Mad Tom of Bedlam’. Carers go free when accompanying a visitor with disabilities, with no need to book a separate ticket. Max Card holders can obtain a discount by contacting us directly to make your booking via [email protected] or on We’re also pleased to offer NHS workers 50% off an adult ticket per NHS staff ID.   Shakespeare was born in a town in England. William Shakespeare was a renowned author, poet, play writer, and theatre entrepreneur. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England and baptized on Ap , at the Holy Trinity Church. The exact date of his birth cannot be ascertained, but it is traditionally believed to be Ap , because it was customary for children .