Flashcards in Shakespeare Deck (34)
When was Shakespeare born?
April 23rd, 1564
Who was Queen when Shakespeare was born?
Queen Elizabeth I
What were Shakespeare's parents names?
John and Mary
What was his father's occupation?
What did Shakespeare study in school?
Where did the traveling acting show come when he was about 11?
Candle worth Castle
Where did Shakespeare go to university?
What is his wife's name?
When did they get married?
November 28th, 1582
How many children did they have?
What were his children's names?
Susanna, Hamnet, Judith
Where did Shakespeare work in 1592?
Earl of South Hampton
What did Shakespeare dedicate to the Earl?
# of plays Shakespeare produced while in London
Where did his family stay while he was in London?
Stratford upon Avon
Time of year when performing a play was banned
Shakespeare had what kind of marriage?
What happened to the playhouses?
They were closed.
When did his son die?
August 11th, 1596
What was Shakespeare's main source of income?
Tickets from the Globe Theater
First play performed at the Globe Theater
Shakespeare referred to himself as what?
Where did Shakespeare get information for his plays from?
Existing works and history
Who was crowned King in 1603?
King James I
Shakespeare wrote which 3 plays between 1604-1607?
Macbeth, King Lear, and Othellow
Which character is most like Shakespeare?
During what play did the a globe theater burn to the ground?