William Shakespeare7±Born April ²³´ µ¶·¸ and died April ²³´ µ·µ·±Stratford Upon Avon±The ³rd of · children born to a wealthy family±Attended the King’sNew School In Stratford±Married Anne Hathaway in µ¶¹² and soon after had twinsº±Arrived in London in the late µ¶¹»’s and worked for the King’sMen´ a popular acting company´ and began writing playsº± Over ³» plays and sonnets±Considered to be the greatest writer in the English language
&omedies⛪Taming of the Shrew⛪Twelfth Night⛪Midsummer NightsDream⛪Taming of the ShrewTragedies⛪Romeo and Juliet⛪Hamlet⛪Othello⛪Macbeth+istories⛪Henry VIII⛪Richard III⛪King John
The first %ig Thinker7Because more of his works have been published posthumously andthere are more outlets to learn about his plays´ is Shakespeare morerelevant and influential now than he was back in the ElizabethanAge"
&hristopher 0arlowe7±Born February ²·th´ µ¶·¸ and died May ³»´ µ¶¼³±Canterbury England±Went to Corpus Christi College in Cambridge±Theory that he was part of the secret service±Died young±Wrote five plays that cemented his legacy as an influential playwright
3lays7⛪The Jew of Malta⛪Drº Faustus⛪Edward the Second⛪The Massacre at Paris⛪Tamburlaine
Thomas 0ore7±Born February ½th´ µ¸½¹´ and died July ·th´ µ¶³¶±London±Attended Oxford University±Close friends with Erasmus±Philosopher´ Humanist´ council of King Henry VIII±Beheaded by Henry VIII for refusing to accept him as the head of the church±Famous for´Utopia
The Renaissance7⛪In French´ the word means “rebirth”⛪The Renaissance spanned from the µ¸th to µ½th century´ starting first in Italy underthe patronage of the Medici family⛪Regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history⛪It was a revival of the Roman and Greek classics⛪Cultural explosion of learning´ technology´ exploration´ art´ literature´ andphilosophyº
The (lizabethan $ge7⛪“The Golden Age”⛪Took place µ¶¶¹±µ·»³In EnglandUnder Queen Elizabeth I±England became Protestant±Turned England into a world power±Exploration±Strong government±defeat of Spain±Support of the arts