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By: Paige MacDonald
Biographical Background of William Shakespeare
in Stafford on April 23, 1564.
William married Anne Hathaway when he was 18 and she was 26. Soon their family would begin due to her pregnancy.
on his birthday, April 23, 1616.
The Globe Theater
The Globe Theater
Life in Elizabethan England
Services and Occupations
Apothecary- This is the person you would go see if you needed any kind of drugs.
Barber Surgeon- Would do all the dental work if needed.
Nurse- The nurses would take care of infants and young children in your household.
Masters and Servants
3 Grotesque Details About The City of London
b. Streets slippery with slime of refuse.
c. Chamber pots emptied out of windows on to the streets.
William Shakespeare Plays
William Shakespeare had 10 history themed play. One of these plays was "King Henry IV" (part 1)
Tragedy themed plays
One of his most famous tragedy themed plays was "Romeo and Juliet".
Comedy themed plays
Sickness in Elizabethan England
The Bubonic Plague
b. If someone in your family or house caught the plague then the house would be locked and bolted shut from the outside. No one would leave the house and no one would enter. This action was tantamount to signing a death warrant for the whole family and one of the terrible consequences of the disease.
c. If one was sick that means that no one could leave to go get food. To get food to the family watch men would put food in a basket and lower it down from upper windows.
d. The main way that the disease spread was through fleas that lived on rodents and animals, also can be transmitted by an infected persons breath.
A play by William Shakespeare "Twelfth Night (4)"
nor know i you by voice or any feature:
i hate ingratitude more in a man
then lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint or vice whose strong corruption
inhabits our frail blood.