William Shakespeare

Events

William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-upon-Avon

April 23, 1564

Shakespeare starts grammar school

1569

William Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

November 28, 1582

Shakespeare's first child, Susanna is born

May 26, 1583

Shakespeare has twins, Hamnet and Judith

1585

Shakespeare writes his first play; Henry VI, Part One

1590

Hamnet dies at the age of 11

August 11, 1596

Shakespeare moves to 'New Place'

May 1597

Lord Chamberlain's Men build the Globe Theater

1599

Lord Chamberlain's Men change their name to King's Men

March 24, 1603

Shakespeare moves back to Stratford from London

1611

William Shakespeare dies

April 23, 1616