July 31, 2021
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Shakespeare's Life and Works - A Timeline
⟶ Updated 27 Nov 2017 ⟶
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William Shakespeare is born to Mary and John Arden Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is baptised at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford
Sometime in 1569, although the date is unknown, Shakespeare was enrolled in Kings New School, a high end grammar school for the sons of Civil Servants.
Shakespeare marries Ann Hathway
Shakespeare's first child, Susanna is born and baptised.
Shakespeare's twin children Judith & Hamnet are born. The birth date is unknown.
Shakespeare's first performed play Henry VI part One is released in theatres in London
Shakespeare writes and releases Venus and Adonis, his first long published poem.
The Rape of Lucree is released to the public
The death of Hamnet, Shakespeare's 11 year old son. Cause of death unknown
Hamlet is released and becomes his first play to be performed at the Globe Theater.
A book of Shakespeare's Sonnets is published.
Shakespeare's final plays are published, which include Henry VIII, Two Noble Kingsman and the now lost Cardenio
Shakespeare's final will is written out, and he leaves his second best bed to his wife and 10 pounds to the poor.
Shakespeare dies on his 52 birthday from an unknown illness
Shakespeare is buried at the Holy Trinity Church. His grave has a marker cursing anyone who disturbs his grave.
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