When was Shakespeare christened?
April 26th, 1564
When and where did Shakespeare die?
April 23rd, 1616
For what audience(s) did Shakespeare write?
People at all levels of society.
Four subjects that Shakespeare wrote about: were:
Three characteristics of theatres in Elizabethan England were:
open air/no roof
What provided the "color" and "flash" for the plays of Shakespeare's time?
At least three characteristics of London in 1593 were:
What are three reasons the theatre was hated and feared in Shakespeare's time?
truancy from work
How was purple dye made?
by crushing thousands of tiny sea snails
What laws existed against women during Shakespeare's time?
can't act on stage
can have no formal education
In 16th century England, sons and daughters were expected to:
honor and obey their mother and father
What was Queen Elizabeth's nickname?
the virgin queen
Why didn't Queen Elizabeth marry?
She used matrimony as leverage in foreign policy agreements.