Entry 3 - its name to “King’s Men” In 1599...

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John Malloy Portfolio 6, Entry 3 William Shakespeare Exact birthday unknown, but celebrated on April 23 Baptized on April 26, 1564 Born in Stratford-upon-Avon Third child of eight Married Anne Hathaway at age 18 Had a baby six months later, and twins two years later 1585-1592 are Shakespeare’s “lost years” in which there is no documentation on him In 1954 Shakespeare became part of “Lord Chamberlain’s Men,” the leading playing company of the time After Queen Elizabeth’s death, the group was awarded a royal patent and changed
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Unformatted text preview: its name to “King’s Men” In 1599, Shakespeare invested in a group of players and their theater, the “Globe” He then continued his career as a playwright and also acted in numerous plays From 1607-1613 Shakespeare wrote few plays and finally ended his career as a playwright Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 He was buried two days later in the Holy Trinity Church In 1623, a monument was constructed on the church in his honor...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Patterson during the Spring '07 term at Miami University.

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