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  1. Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire and was baptised a few days later on 26 April 1564. His father, John Shakespeare, was a glove maker and wool merchant and his mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a well-to-do landowner from Wilmcote, South Warwickshire. It is likely Shakespeare was educated at the local King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford

  2. What did he write Shakespeare wrote 37 plays. Shakespeare wrote plays and poems. His plays were comedies, histories and tragedies. His 17 comedies include A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Among his 10 history plays are Henry V and Richard III. The most famous among his 10 tragedies are Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear. Shakespeare’s best-known poems are The Sonnets, first published in 1609.

  3. William Shakespeare children • William and Anne Shakespeare had three children Hamnet, Susanna and Judith

  4. Difference between tragedy and comedy • The difference between tragedy and comedy is that comedy make is a comedy has a happy ending. A tragedy has a sad ending. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy. {it did not end up very well} A Midsummer's Night Dream is a comedy.