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Shakespeare Background

From the Shakespeare background sheet
STUDY
PLAY
Born - Died
April 23, 1564 - April 23, 1616
City of Birth
Stratford-Upon-Avon (Stratford on the Avon River)
Parents
John Shakespeare and Mary Arden
Married to ____ in ____.
Anne Hathaway, 1582
3 children
Suzanna (May 1583), Hamnet and Judith (Febuary 1585)
1594 - Member of ________
Lord Chamberlain's Acting Company
1603 - Acting Co. changed their name to ________
King's Men
Number of plays written
37
Shareholder in the _____ Theater
Globe
1611 - he ______
Retired
1613 - he ______
Returned home to Stratford
Buried in ______
Trinity Churchyard
Wrote Comedies:
A Midsummer's Night Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wrote Romances:
Tempest, Winter's Tale
Wrote Tragedies:
Hamlet, MacBeth, King Lear
Wrote Histories:
Richard II, Richard III, Henry IV, Henry V
Problem Play: (doesn't fit a category)
Measure Measure
Quartos
A single edition of a play usually published without the author's permission
______ and _______ were colleagues of Shakespeare's who published 36/37 plays in The __________.
John Heminges, Henry Condell, First Folio
First Folio was published in ______
1623