Shakespeare By Ibukun I

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Shakespeare

Shakespeare Is Born

April 23, 1564

Enters School

1569

Shakespeare Marries

Nov 28, 1582

First Child Born

May 26, 1583

Twins Born

1585

First Play

1590

Shakespeare writes Henry VI, Part One

Greene Attacks Shakespeare

1592

Critiques Shakespeare on his work negatively

Plague Closes Theaters

Jan 1592

Bubonic Plague

"Venus and Adonis"

Apr 1593

His first long published poem

Theaters Reopen

1594

London theaters reopen to the public

"The Rape of Lucrece"

May 1594

Death of Hamnet

Aug 11, 1596

Only Son Dies at age 11

Shakespeare Praised

1598

Writer Francis Meres publishes a glowing review of Shakespeare's work

Globe Theater Built

1599

Hamlet

1601

Sonnets Published

1609

Final Plays

1613

composes his final plays— Henry VIII, Two Noble Kinsmen

Shakespeare Dies

1616

Unknown illness, William Shakespeare dies on his 52nd birthday.

Major Events in the World

The Spanish colonize Florida

1565

Death of Solyman the Magnificent

1566

War between Sultan and Maximilian.

1566

Eighty ears War Begins

Jan 16 1568 - 1576

Northern Rebellion

Jan, 1569

Catholic rising in North England.

1569

Portugal submits to Philip II of Spain as King

1581

Ivan IV (the Terrible) surrenders Wielicz, Flock and all Livonia to Poland

1582

Death of Ivan the Terrible

1584

Spanish Armada is defeated in the Channel

1586

English sack the Spanish city of Cadiz

1596

Death of Philip II

1598

Elizabeth Dies, Jacobean Age Begins

1603

Jamestown Established

May, 1607

Authorized Version of the "King James Bible" appears

1611