William Shakespeare is considered to be one of most greatest play writes of .
Elizabethan dramatist and of all time. He is known as one of the worlds greatest play .
writes because of his unique and intricate style of writing. His work were used as a .
form of entertainment for the rich and poor. His plays appealed to the masses and .
survived the hands of time, but little is known about man who wrote so beautifully.
So his life remains a mystery to us.
Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 and died in 1616. He was born in town .
of Stratford upon Avon to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. The Shakespeare's were .
well respected prominent people. When William Shakespeare was about seven years .
old, he probably began attending the Stratford Grammar School with other boys of his .
social class. Students went to school year round attending school for nine hours a day. .
The teachers were strict disciplinarians. Though Shakespeare spent long hours at .
school, his boyhood was probably fascinating. Stratford was a lively town and during .
holidays, it was known to put on pageants and many popular shows. It also held several .
large fairs during the year. Stratford was a exciting place to live. Stratford also had .
fields and woods surrounding it giving William the opportunity to hunt and trap small .
game. The River Avon which ran through the town allowed him to fish also. .
Shakespeare's' poems and plays show his love of nature and rural life which reflects his .
childhood. His education consisted mostly of Latin Studies-learning to read, write, and .
speak the language fairly well and study some of the classical historians and poets.At .
the age of 18 on November 28, 1582, he married Anne Hathaway, who was seven years .
his senior and three months pregnant. One year later, a daughter named Susanna was .
born on May 26, 1583. On February 2, 1585 twins were born Hamlet and Judith. .
Shakespeare's only son died eleven years later.(Groiler 1991).