William Shakespeare

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Biographical Backround

William Shakespeare was allegedly born April 23, 1574 in Stratford-Upon-Avon. When William was 18 he married Anne Hathaway on November 28, 1582. William and Anne ended up having 3 kids, Susana, and Hamnet and Judith unfortunately Hamnet died at the young age of 11. William worked hard all his life, one of his accomplishments was that he helped establish The Globe Theater in London only to one day have it burn down. Unfortunately William pasted away on his birthday, April 23, 1616. William's legacy is a body of work that will never again be equaled in western civilization, His work has endured 400 years and it will not stop at that.
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Life In Elizabethan England

The Fletcher would make the arrows, and the apothecary would get the drugs. If anyone needed dental work the barber surgeon and in your own household your nurse would be the one to take care of the infants and young children . A female servant was known as a maid and the male equivalent was known as the groom, as well as the steward being a butler.

A Plague o' Both Your Houses

William Shakespeare had generally 3 genre of plays he had near 10 plays about history, 10 about tragedy and 17 plays about comedy. One history based play that he wrote was named King John, the name of a play from the tragedy genre was Othello and the name of a play from the comedy genre was Winters tale.

Sickness In Elizabethan England

The bubonic plague was also know as the Black death it was spread by fleas and tics on animals, so it spread very rapidly. If someone in a household got the plague the hole house was immediately quarantined and no one was allowed to leave. To get food someone in the house would have to lower a basket from the top window down to a watchmen on the ground and he would put food it in. Various outbreaks of the bubonic plague would eventually end up shutting down the globe theatre.

Concordance Of Shakespeare's Complete Works

I know of none;

Nor know I you by voice or any feature:

I hate ingratitude more in a man

Than lying, vainness, babbling drunkenness

Or any faint of voice whose strong corruption

Inhabits our froil blood

I think this person has problems

William Shakespeare Biography