WHERE WAS HE BORN?• Stratford upon Avon , Warwickshire, England.
DESCRIBE HIS UPBRINGING AND EDUCATION• William Shakespeares father was a glover and leather merchant and his mother a landed local heiress. His family had that of eight people and he was born to be the third. Three of these eight died in childhood. There is a lot of assumption of Shakespeares early life especially his education although it is thought that he attended the free grammar school in Stratford. Which at the time had a reputation to rival eton.
WHAT TYPES OF PLAYS HE WROTE.• Histories, Comedies, Tragedies and Problem Plays which en group Comedy and Tragedy.
WHERE WERE HIS PLAYS• TheGlobe and Black Friars and by the Kings Men and young un pubescent boys.
WHAT MADE HIM THE JACK OF ALL TRADES?• Acting, Poet, Play Writing and Directing
WHEN AND WHERE DID HE DIE?• Shakespearedied on April 23, 1616 at Warwickshire, buried in Stratford Upon Avon.
WHY DO WE STILL READ HIS WORKS TODAY?• We still read them because they were so famous and well produced. They also en capture the world that he lived in very well.
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD This was when shakespeare was around!
WHO WAS QUEEN ELIZABETH?• Queen Elizabeth the ﬁrst was born on the seventh of september ﬁfteen-thirty three. She was queen regnant of England and Ireland from seventeenth of november ﬁfteen-eighty eight until her death on twenty fourth of march sixteen-o three. She was sometimes called the virgin queen or good queen bess, she was the ﬁfth and last monarch of the tudor dynasty. Daughter to king henry the VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed two and a half years after her birth and Elizabeth was pronounced illegitimate. Elizabeths reign is known as the Elizabethan Era famous above all for its ﬂourishing English drama led by playwrights such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.
WHO LEAD AFTER QUEEN ELIZABETH?• King James the VI and the I lead after queen Elizabeth the I.
WHEN WAS THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD?• 17 November 1558 to 24 march 1603.
IDENTIFY A PEASANT AND A NOBLE DURING SHAKESPEARES ERA•A peasant was a low class person with a low income and notvery good living standards. However a Noble was a highly paidperson often related to royalty in the work place such as aguard or a jester. These people often had a high standard ofliving and a sustainable income.
WHAT WERE COMMON PUNISHMENTS?• Themost common punishments during the elizabethan era were burning, drowning, stretching or beating.
HOW DID THE BUBONIC PLAGUE EFFECT ENGLAND?• Iteffected England by knocking out 30-60% of Europes population.
WHAT IS PRIMOGENITURE?• Primogeniture is to be the ﬁrst born child.
DESCRIBE ELIZABETHS EDUCATION?• Queen elizabeth was Governed until the age of 11 and then up until 16 she had a tutor.
WHAT TYPES OF ENTERTAINMENT DID ELIZABETH ENJOY?• Queen Elizabeth loved hunting and riding and did so even in her old age and she also loved music, dancing and poetry.
INTELLECTUAL AND RELIGIOUS (In the Elizabethan Period)
DESCRIBE THE FOUR Earth Air ELEMENTS Zodiac Zodiac Fire Water Zodiac Zodiac• Thefour elements are air, ﬁre, water and air they compose the earth by well because without any of them the world would not be possible like without water we would all die of dehydration. Without ﬁre we would all freeze. Without earth we would have nowhere to live and without air we would have nothing to breath.
WHAT WAS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMOURS AND ILLNESSES?• The relationships between humours and illnesses are that the humours have to do with your bodily functions so that could affect your health therefore being an illness.
WHAT TYPES OF MEDICINE WERE USED DURING THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD?• Themedicines that were used during the elizabethan period were often quite aberrant or unusual and they were dispensed by physicians.
WHAT WAS THE MAIN RELIGION AND WHAT CHANGES WERE TAKING PLACE?• The to main religions were Catholicism and Protestant. Also the changes that were taking place were the Church of England was being established during this time..
THE GREAT CHAIN OF BEING• Thegreat chain of being describes where which thing stands in the mind of the universe
WHERE WERE MOST OF THE THEATRES BUILT IN OR OUT OF THE CITY?• Most theatres were built out of the city.
WHY IS THE GLOBE THEATRE SO FAMOUS?• Itis so famous because most of William Shakespeares ﬁrst plays were performed there.
WHEN WERE THE PLAYS PERFORMED?• The plays were performed at around 3 in the afternoon.
WHO PLAYED THE FEMALE ROLES AND WHY?• The roles of females were played by unpubecent boys because there voices were high and they did this because if the females played on stage it was considered just as if they were playing in a sex show.
WHAT OTHER SKILLS BESIDES FOR ACTING DID THE ACTORS NEED?• They may need singing and they would need to be physically stable.
HOW MUCH WOULD PEOPLEPAY TO STAND AT THE GLOBE?• People would pay 1 penny to stand at the globe.
WHO WAS RICHARD BURBAGE?• Richard Burbage was an english actor and theatre owner.
WHO WERE THE KINGS MEN ?• The Kings men were the main actors in the theatres in the elizabethan period.
THEATRICAL TERMS• Pit was the abbreviated word for where the orchestra sits•A Groundling was a playgoer watching from the standing section• A Trap Door is a sliding or hinged door in a ﬂoor or ceiling• Tiring means to become in need of rest or sleep