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Shakespeare Facts. By: Mason, Amanda, Andy, Omar, Maya, Jeni. Shakespeare. He had 8 Children, but most died at birth He was baptized on April 26, 1564 He dabbled in property development He had one set of twins Married Anne Hathoway. Shakespeare (continued).

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Shakespeare facts

Shakespeare Facts

By: Mason, Amanda, Andy, Omar, Maya, Jeni


Shakespeare

Shakespeare

  • He had 8 Children, but most died at birth

  • He was baptized on April 26, 1564

  • He dabbled in property development

  • He had one set of twins

  • Married Anne Hathoway


Shakespeare continued

Shakespeare (continued)

  • Suicide happens 13 times throughout Shakespeare’s plays.

  • He invented the word “assassination”

  • He never attended university

  • Shakespeare survived the bubonic plague.

  • He gave most of his property to his daughter Susanna.


Globe theatre

It was originally built in 1599

It was destroyed by fire on June 29th, 1613

It was rebuilt in 1997, which is the modern reconstruction

The modern name is “Shakespeare’s Globe”

It is an Elizabethan Theatre

Globe Theatre


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Globe Theatre

  • On Maiden Lane(Park Street) London, England

  • Built from the timber of an earlier theatre called “The Theatre”

  • Theatre’s motto is “totus mundus agit histrionem” (Latin)

  • 1,500+ audience

  • Built in similar style to “The Coliseum”


Elizabethan era

Elizabethan Era

  • Era most famous for theater

  • Great rival of Era is Spain

  • Age of exploration

  • Violent times

  • 2 classes: upper and lower

  • Didn’t get to wear what they want: clothing determined by Sumptuary Laws

  • Bubonic plague/black death common


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Elizabethan Era

  • Monarch Queen Elizabeth 1st

  • Irish Catholics in debilitating rebellion against English rule

  • Queen Elizabeth 1st liked science & technology


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