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When was Shakespeare born?

April 23rd, 1564

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Who was Queen when Shakespeare was born?

Queen Elizabeth I

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What were Shakespeare's parents names?

John and Mary

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What was his father's occupation?

Glover

4

What did Shakespeare study in school?

Latin

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Where did the traveling acting show come when he was about 11?

Candle worth Castle

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Where did Shakespeare go to university?

Nowhere

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What is his wife's name?

Anne Hathaway

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When did they get married?

November 28th, 1582

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How many children did they have?

3

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What were his children's names?

Susanna, Hamnet, Judith

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Where did Shakespeare work in 1592?

London

12

First critic?

Robert Green

13

Shakespeare's patron?

Earl of South Hampton

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What did Shakespeare dedicate to the Earl?

2 sonnets

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# of plays Shakespeare produced while in London

37

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Where did his family stay while he was in London?

Stratford upon Avon

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Time of year when performing a play was banned

Lent

18

Shakespeare had what kind of marriage?

Bad

19

What happened to the playhouses?

They were closed.

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When did his son die?

August 11th, 1596

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What was Shakespeare's main source of income?

Tickets from the Globe Theater

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First play performed at the Globe Theater

Julius Caesar

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Shakespeare referred to himself as what?

A poet

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Where did Shakespeare get information for his plays from?

Existing works and history

25

Who was crowned King in 1603?

King James I

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Shakespeare wrote which 3 plays between 1604-1607?

Macbeth, King Lear, and Othellow

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Which character is most like Shakespeare?

Prospero

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During what play did the a globe theater burn to the ground?

Henry VIII

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What did Shakespeare will to his wife?

The second best bed