Biography of Shakespeare

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Biography_William Shakespeare “More is known about Shakespeare than any other professional dramatist of his time (2).” He was born in the small English town of Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of seven, Shakespeare attended a strict, high-status grammar school. Students studied Latin, since it was necessary in the time to have a successful career, and attended classes nine hours per day, almost entirely year round. In November 1582, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway. At the time, he was 18, and she was 26. In Early 1585, Anne gave birth to twins, a girl Judith, and a boy Hamnet (1). From the period of February 2, 1585 to 1592, there is little evidence explaining where Shakespeare was living. These years are sometimes referred to as "The Lost Years", since little is known about Shakespeare’s life during this period. Shakespeare probably moved to London to work in theater sometime during "The Lost Years". While in London, Shakespeare joined a repertory theater company. These companies presented different plays regularly, and
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