William Shakespeare The Globe The Globe Spanish Armada

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

The Globe

The Globe

The Globe

The Globe

Spanish Armada

Spanish Armada

Spanish Armada

Spanish Armada

u April 23, 1564, 1616 John and Mary Shakespeare Stratford Upon Avon 3 rd

u April 23, 1564, 1616 John and Mary Shakespeare Stratford Upon Avon 3 rd child, 1 st son Grammar School/ Church Ann Hatheway Susanna, Hamnet & Judith, u http: //shakespeare. palomar. edu/ u u u

England u Bubonic Plague • Fleas on rats u u Tried to have rules,

England u Bubonic Plague • Fleas on rats u u Tried to have rules, but people avoided them 2 outbreaks in Shakespeare’s time: • 1592 -1593 - 22, 000 deaths • 1603 - 30, 000 deaths u City • • • u Dirty Old houses No sewers/drains Some beauty- • No smog • Thames was clean

Shakespeare u u u John Shakespeare- glover, ale taster, constable, city treasurer 14 years

Shakespeare u u u John Shakespeare- glover, ale taster, constable, city treasurer 14 years old- father in debt, lost farms (had land), dismissed from city government, bankruptcy 18 married Ann 26 • 6 months later had Susanna • Later, twins u Blank years 7 -9 years • Many tales- taught school, apprentice to a butcher, work in theater, (left his wife and family) u Later years • • • Worked as prompter in theater Actor, borrowed money-built theater 52 theaters built in his lifetime

Later years u London banned plays • Youth spent money, neglected church, pick pockets,

Later years u London banned plays • Youth spent money, neglected church, pick pockets, quarrels, So they built their own theater (Richard Burbage) u Created a group of actors called “Acting company” (Lord Chamberlain’s men) –moved town to town u

Prospering Bill u Actor • • u Writer • 37 plays Loud voice Sing,

Prospering Bill u Actor • • u Writer • 37 plays Loud voice Sing, musician Swordsman Good memory u Blank verse • 154 sonnets u u Wrote to the young man and dark lady (encouraging him to father children) Iambic pentameter

Died at 52 u Buried in home town u Came home to retire u

Died at 52 u Buried in home town u Came home to retire u 1613 - Globe burned down (cannon fire) u