London, England

by Whisper and Ashton:D

Shakespeare In London

- Some time between 1585 and 1592, it is believed that Shakespeare left Stratford for London and joined a company of actors as a performer and a playwrite

- Robert Greene refers to Shakespeare as an "upstart crow" in the London theater and charges that Shakespeare was an unschooled player and writer who used material written by his better educated contemperaries

- In 1603 Queen Elizabeth died. The new king, James 1, granted a license to Shakespeare's acting troupe

- In 1596 the patron of the Lord Chamberlain's men died, leaving Shakespeare's company under the patronage of his son

- In 1592 Shakespeare had received some recignition, though not entirely positve, as an actor and playwrite. he was mentioned in a pamphlet (A Groats Worth of Wit) written by Robert Greene

- In 1599, the poet John Weever puvlished a poem ('Ad Guglielmum Shakespeare") in which he praised Shakespeare as a poet and as a playwrite

- A Midsummer Night's Dream and the famous tragedy Romeo and Juliet were probably written in 1592 or 1596


William Shakespeare in London

- He made lots of plays in London

- He was the reason a lot of playhouses were built

- He lived in Bishopsgate, London