By Brian Carpman
Elizabeth I becomes the queen of england
Born in Stratford-upon-Avon to tanner and glove maker, John Shakespeare and his wife, Mary (Arden)
If Shakespeare went to school this is when he would have started because children in Stratford began their schooling at the age of seven
the type of playhouse for plays not playboys.
first circumnavigation of the world, took only three years
Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway November the 27th at Temple Grafton, a village near Stratford.
Susanna, his first child is born
Ralelgh starts the failed colony of Roanoke
Judith and Hamnet, twins, are born , February 2nd. Shakespeare goes to London and starts his theatrical career.
Spain's "invincible" navy is defeated by the English because of home field advantage
first major witchcraft prosecution in scotland
Shakespeare establishes his career and begins to make a name for himself.
this almost killed the theater industry in london
Dedicates Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece to Henry Wriothsley, Earl of Southampton – thought to be the beautiful youth of his sonnets.
Founding member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, an acting company.
His son Hamnet dies. Shakespeare purchases New Place, a large house in Stratford.
The The King’s Men and perform regularly at court.
1607 Susanna Shakespeare marries Dr. John Hall.
1608 The King’s Men begin playing at The Blackfriars.
1608 Shakespeare’s mother dies.
for this he was executed for treason
king James (who is also king of Scotland) becomes king of England
remember remember the fifth of November twas the gunpowder treason plot
the first permanent English colony in the new world
the most popular bible of all time is published
Shakespeare retires from the theatre and returns to live in Stratford. Works on new plays with his friend, John Fletcher.
1616 Judith Shakespeare married Thomas Quiney.
Writes: Cardenio, Henry VIII, The Two Noble Kinsmen.
Shakespeare dies on 23rd April 1616 (on his birthday) and is buried in Holy Trinity Church , Stratford Upon Avon.
the largest theater in England is destroyed in a fire