William Shakespear Project

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Shakespeare the Truth : 

Shakespeare the Truth Dakota Batt Brandon Knapp Mitch Patterson

What was his life like? : 

What was his life like? He lived to 52 He was alive during the defeat of the Spanish armada Had 8 kids One set of twins Judith and hamnet Hamnet dies before he was a adult Judith lived till 70 First daughter lived till 60

His House in Stratford upon Avon : 

His House in Stratford upon Avon

What was his life like? Cont. : 

What was his life like? Cont. He was 28 during the discovery of Pompeii’s remains buried by Mount Vesuvius Lived during the time of queen Elizabeth and James I Lost years Left family in Stratford upon Avon when he moved to London and returned to his family once a year He was baptized on April 26th 1564 at The Holy Trinity Church in Stratford upon Avon

What is he known for? : 

What is he known for? His poems His plays

What is he known for? Cont. : 

What is he known for? Cont. His first play he wrote when he was 25, between 1589-1590 Some of his more famous play are: Hamlet The most popular academically Romeo and Juliet The most popular in popular culture Merchant of Venice A mid summers night dream King Henry the V King Lear Macbeth Othello Antony and Cleopatra

What is he known for? Cont. : 

What is he known for? Cont. Wrote 155 sonnets Wrote 37 plays Romeo and Juliet is the best in popular culture Possibly he didn’t even write some of these plays Successful business man 1597 bought the New place Doubled his investment when he bought a considerate amount of time in Stratford upon Avon Romeo and Juliet is based on a true story Capulets and Montagues lived in Verona in the 1300’s Most likely based off of Arthur Brooke’s 1562 poem entitled “The TragicalHistory of Romeus and Juliet”

What mystery Surrounds his identity? : 

What mystery Surrounds his identity? There is very little known about Shakespeare due to the fact that the only info know about him comes from church records, land titles, and the written opinions of others. Very little is known about the young Shakespeare.

What mystery Surrounds his identity? Cont. : 

What mystery Surrounds his identity? Cont. Did Shakespeare actually right his plays? Critics Know as “Oxfordians” Argue that a more likely contender may have been Edward de vere Whom T.J. looney in 1920, claimed authored Shakespear’s Plays A problem for the Edward de Vere line is that many of Shakespeare's plays were said to have been written after Edward’s death in 1604

Did Shakespeare actually right his plays? : 

Did Shakespeare actually right his plays? The oxfordians argue, quite resasonbaly That the proof of Shakespeare’s authorship Is largley circumstantial and sketchy at best These scholars argue that Shakespeare was better know in Stratford as a buisnessman and not a playwright

Did Shakespeare actually right his plays? : 

Did Shakespeare actually right his plays? Despite putting up some plausible contenders for Shakespeare's throne Shakespeare remain she most likely evidence wise Edward de Vere

Sources : 

Sources http://www.absoluteshakespeare.com/william_shakespeare.htm http://absoluteshakespeare.com/trivia/faq/faq.htm http://www.barbweb.net/man.html

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