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1564, In Stratford-Upon Avon.
April 23, 1616
What school did he attend?
Stratford Grammar School.
What age did he leave school?
15 years old
Who did he marry?
Anne Hathaway(She gave birth too his first daughter 6 months later.)
How many kids did they have?
Where did William move too after five years of marriage too Anne?
Where did he work when he moved to London?
Where did he first appear as a poet?
In 1593 with "Venus and Adonis"
36 of Shakespeare's 38 plays were published in the
1st Follio of 1623
What year did he retire in?
Where was he buried?
Church of the Holy Trinity in 1616
What does Bard of Avon mean?
Poet of Avon
What was Queen Elizabeth's nickname and why?
Great Virgin Queen because she was sterile and couldn't have children.
What is the Age of Discovery?
Pursuit of Scientific knowledge and the exploration of human nature.
Shakespeare's work deals with __________?
Civil harmony, either restoring it or maintaing it.
What kind of country is England?
Protestant and Anglican
Civil War during Shakepeare's time.
War of Roses(Lancaster v. York)
Who was Queen Margret/Bloody Mary?
Catholica sister of Elizabeth
What was the Reniassance?
The cultural rebirth of Europe during the 14th-17th centuries.
What was the music of Shakespeare?
Baroque(strings, woodwinds, and brass)
Name three musicians during Shakespeare's time.
Vivaldi, Bach and Corelli
When was the Globe Theater built?
Where was the Globe Theater it located?
In the Bankside district of london
How many people could the Globe Theater seat?
What was "the pit"
one penny seats
What two groups did the shows bring together?
social elite and common drunks
Who was the most significant tragedian of Elizabethan stage?
Shakespeare wrote many _______ roles with Burbage in mind?
Who was the leading comic actor of the Elizabethan stage?
When Shakespeare was an actor people should not do what too his performance?
Over estimate him.
What year did the Globe Theater burn down?
What caused the theater to burn down?
A cannon in a performance of HenryVII
When was the new Globe built and operated?
Who closed the New Globe Theater down?
The Globe was torn down in __________ by Crowell's orders and ___________ was built?
1642 and tenements were constructed
The new Globe Theater was opened in what year by Queen Elizabeth lI
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