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  • The Personal Life of a British Poet
    William Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564
    Since children were usually baptized two days after they were born he was born on April 24, 1564
    He was born In Warwickshire, England
    Birth
  • Shakespeare’s father was John Shakespeare
    John was the alderman and ballif
    John’s real job was a glove maker
    Shakespeare’s mother was Mary
    This might be a picture of his father
    Parents
  • William was one of four brothers and four sisters
    His sisters were Joan, Margaret, Joan, and Anne
    His brothers including him were William, Gilbert, Richard, and Edmund
    Siblings
  • Shakespeare stayed with a French Huguenot family called Mountjoy
    While he was there he was a soldier for this family
    Getting Older
  • Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway at age 18
    They didn’t have a very good marriage, but they remained married until they died
    Marriage
  • Shakespeare had three children, Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
    Susanna was born on May 26th, 1583
    Hamnet and Judith were baptized on February 2nd
    Hamnet died in 1596 at age 11 without his father
    Susanna married Quiney’s son Thomas
    Children
  • Shakespeare moved to London without his family, but he sent them money to keep them on their feet
    Moving
  • Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 of sickness or natural causes
    William was eventually buried in the Stratford tithes chancel of its parish church because he bought a share of the Stratford tithes
    Death