Stratford-upon-Avon

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  • Stratford Upon Avon Research Paper

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    History Stratford Upon Avon is the birthplace and resting place for William Shakespeare. The town was created in 1196. That makes Stratford Upon Avon over 800 years old. It was founded by the Saxons when they invaded what is now warwickshire. In 1196 King Richard allowed the town to host weekly markets. Allowing them to hold markets brought a lot of visitors in the town. People realized how nice of a town it was. The town also got money through that and were able to expand the town and build more

  • William Shakespeare, A Writer Who Wrote Himself A Writer

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    1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon,England.He was raised in Stratford-upon-Avon along with eight siblings (who tragically died during infancy) and his mother (Mary Aden) and father (John Shakespeare).William was born English and was born into the era of the Renaissance and Early Modern.His father,John Shakespeare, owned a shop which made gloves.His mother,Mary Aden,was a farmer’s daughter.John was soon enough an alderman (council) then was elected bailiff (mayor) which was the highest honor a Stratford resident

  • Why Did Shakespeare Die On His Birthday?

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    Shakespeare they believe he was born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom and baptized in a church called Holy Trinity Church on April 26, 1564. People are not as sure that Shakespeare was actually baptized there, but that was the only William Shakespeare they had on their records. Shakespeare was a great poet, playwright in that century the 16th century. Where William had attended school was at King’s New School, in Stratford in this school they taught reading, writing, and the classics

  • “To Be, Or Not To Be: That Is The Question:” (Shakespeare,

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    Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna. A few years later, in 1585, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway had twins: a daughter named Judith Shakespeare and a son named Hamnet Shakespeare. Hamnet Shakespeare died at age eleven in 1596. Susanna Shakespeare married a Stratford doctor named John Hall. In 1608, Susanna Shakespeare and John Hall had their first Gustafson 3 child: a daughter named Elizabeth Hall (William

  • William Shakespeare Legacy

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    continues to impact us today-------------------------------------------- Shakespeare was born around April 23rd, 1564. There is no way for us to know his birth date for sure, but there is evidence that he was baptized on April 26th, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. William’s

  • To What Extent Was William Shakespeare A Renaissance Man

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    What’s a Renaissance Man? A Renaissance Man is someone who has a wide range of knowledge and extraordinary talents compared to the average person. William Shakespeare is a very talented and knowledgeable person who that used his writing for more than just satisfying the reader. His expertise in multiple languages, including greek and latin, allowed him to do many things. He’s also a very talented playwrighter with universal techniques. He also brought the classics to life from where as they would

  • The Importance Of William Shakespeare

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    Greene and this remark sparks a fire in Henry Chettle. Finally, William’s theater company loses moral during the plague. Foremost, John Shakespeare started out as a humble farmer only to rise up the ranks and become a nobleman. He moved to Stratford upon Avon where money is made and starts out as an apprentice glove maker. During his stay, he finishes his apprenticeship and starts his own shop making enough money to support himself. For example, when John Shakespeare creates his own shop he makes

  • How William Shakespeare Changed Over Time

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    as his father was a leather worker, but the motivation of a new day and the great world carried him through. His life shows that he found motivation and inspiration with so many accomplishments to be proud of. William Shakespeare lived-in Stratford Upon Avon, England. Just like the world today there was a working government with different social classes such as upper class, middle class, and lower class. The government was controlled by the king of England, King Edward VI. King Edward was crowned

  • How Did Shakespeare Influence Romeo And Juliet

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    William Shakespeare, a prosperous Renaissance man, is known as the greatest playwright in English literature. He was born on April 23, 1564 in a small town called Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare (Waller). William started his writing during the time period where individuality and freedom of choice were put emphasis on. This lifestyle greatly influenced a vast majority of his works and his contributions to the English language. Shakespeare has written over

  • William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

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    mystery. In this paper, the title of “Shakespeare” will refer to the author of the works currently credited to William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare is undoubtedly one of the most famous writers of all time. He created masterpieces like Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and several more. For a long period of time, William Shakespeare from Stratford-upon-Avon was considered the author of all the works credited to Shakespeare. For over a century people have questioned whether or not William

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