Who Was William Shakespeare?

By Erick Cadovius

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Famous For....

Writing plays.

Birth Place:

Stratford, England

Early Life

Was baptized in Stratford's Holy Trinity Church in 1564.

Family Life

Dad: John Shakespeare. Mom: Mary Shakespeare. Survived the black death (bubonic plague).

Adult Life

Directed and wrote plays. Married on November 28,1582. He married a women named Anne Hathaway.

Education

Started school when he was 5. He went to the King's New School which was on the top floor of Stratford's Town Hall.

Fun Facts

An actor and theater owner. The greatest playwright of all time. A man who remains a mystery to this day.

Achievements

He survived the black death (bubonic plague) as a firstborn son. He wrote plays like "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet," and "As You Like It."

Legacy

His work still lives on.

My Conclusion/Reflection

I think William Shakespeare was a wonderful man. He survived the black death as a firstborn son, he wrote plays like "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet," and "As You Like It," he acted in plays for Queen Elizabeth sometimes. I say that this is a good book to read because it tells you almost everything about him. That is why I say that this is a good book to read.