He was born in London Soho, England.
He worked for an engraver by the name of James Basire. He worked for seven years, and at the end of his term he was a professional engraver.
His education was free, but he had to purchase his own materials.
He married her at St. Mary's Church, Battersea. When they got married, Catherine was illiterate, but William taught her how to read and write.
His first work was printed.
With colleague James Parker
Blake was against the cruel nonsense of enforced chastity and marriage without love and defended the right of women to complete self-fulfillment.
He died in London, England