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Age at which Shakespeare likely left school
Sonnets he wrote
Percentage ownership he acquired in a playhouse
Long poems he wrote
Days a week he attended school
Age at which Shakespeare's son died
Age at which Shakespeare was married
Age of his wife when they married
Months pregnant his wife was when they married
Total number of children his parents had
Sides in the Globe Theater
Spectators that the Globe Theater could hold
Publication of his first collection of works
Sonnets first published
Inclusive years of the Lost Years
When Shakespeare left the stage; retired
End of the immediate Shakespearean lineage
When he became part owner of a theater
April 26, 1564
April 23, 1564
April 23, 1616
April 25, 1616
Dr. John Hall
Elizabeth Hall Bernard
Susanna's only child.
Shakespeare's son who died at age 11.
Hamnet's twin sister.
Judith's first child who only lived 5 months.
Shakespeare's first daughter.
King James and Queen Elizabeth
Shakespeare's primary aristocratic patrons.
the second largest residence in Stratford.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
takes care of Shakespeare's Birthplace, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, Nash's House, New Place, Mary Arden's Farm, and Hall's Croft.
Holy Trinity Church
Shakespeare's burial place.
Specific item that he left his wife in his will
his second best bed.
Lost Years/Dark Years
no documents exist to record Shakespeare's activities in this time.
Shakespeare's first published collection of works.
the most magnificent theater in London had ever seen.
first main theater in the London area.
Titles 3 History Plays
Richard II, King John, and Henry V.
Titles of 5 Tragedy Plays
Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and King Lear.
Titles of 5 Comedy Plays
As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, Love's Labor's Lost.
Titles of 3 Long Poems
The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint, and The Phoenix and the Turtle.
signified which type of play was being performed.
3 seating sections.
consisted of a canopy supported by pillars and a hut on top.
used mostly for indoor scenes.
where main action of the play took place.
audiences paid one penny to stand here and watch the performance.
dressing and storage rooms.
actors playing ghosts or witches could rise or descend through this door built into the main stage.
used for most bedroom and balcony scenes.
List 2 reasons that scholars believe Shakespeare to have been born and died on the same day
1. During the late sixteenth century, most baptisms occurred 3 days after birth.
2. The inscription on his tomb states that he died on April 23, 1616, in his fifty-third year. If he was born on April 23, 1564, he would have been fifty-two years old and in his fifty-third year.
List 7 things Shakespeare may have done during the lost years
1. Visiting Italy.
2. Schoolmaster in Lancashire.
3. Taught school in Gloucester.
4. Soldier against the Spanish Armada.
5. Worked in London publishing industry.
6. Assistant to a country attorney in Stratford.
7. Employed holding horses outside theaters in London.
3 people he addresses in sonnets
Rival Poet, Young Man, and Dark Lady.
3 subjects that Shakespeare learned in school
Latin Grammar, Translation of Roman Works, and Greek and English Composition.
The Curtain, the Rose, the Fortune, and the Swan.
5 acting companies
The Admiral's Men, Sussex's Men, Pembroke's Men, Strange's Men, and Chamberlain's Men.
3 areas in which Shakespeare's father worked
A maker, worker, and seller of leather goods.
Write the 4 lines that appear on Shakespeares tombstone
Good friend for Jesus' sake forebear
To dig the dust enclosed here.
Blessed be the man who spares these stones,
And cursed be he who moves my bones.