Elizabeth I - married Anna Hathaway(7 years older 3...

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Elizabeth I Perhaps greatest monarch in all of English history; long reign from 1558 to 1603 (known as Elizabethan Age); true exemplar of Renaissance person, writing her own poems; shrewd leader (encouraged pirates to sink Spanish ships) “The Doubt of Future Foes” Describes Elizabeth’s concerns about being overthrown and delivers a vow to defend herself and her court William Shakespear e Born in Stratford-upon-Avon; called the Bard (story-teller); part owner of Globe Theater;
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Unformatted text preview: married Anna Hathaway (7 years older); 3 children: Susanna, Hamlet and Judith At least 37 plays; over 154 sonnets Sonnet 18 – probably a young man sonnet (kinda weird); “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day…” Sonnet 29 – written to rival poet; “When, in disgrace with Fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcasts state…” Sonnet 130 – written about dark lady; “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun…”...
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