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The reign of King James

1567 - March 27, 1625

Shakespeare created a play to flatter King James with the play, Macbeth.

Sir Francis Drake Circumnavigates the World

1577 - 1580

The Famous Voyage- The Circumnavigation of the World

Marriage to Anne Hathaway

November 28, 1582

Henry VI, Part III

1590

Henry VI, Part II

1590

Henry VI, Part I

1591

Comedy of Errors

1592

Richard III

1592

Taming of the Shrew

1593

Titus Andronicus

1593

Love's Labour's Lost

1594

Two Gentlemen of Verona

1594

Romeo and Juliet

1594

The reign of Queen Elizabeth

December 1594 - March 24 1603

Queen Elizabeth saw a play of his, and she died from an illness.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

1595

Richard II

1595

The Merchant of Venice

1596

King John

1596

Henry IV, Part II

1597

Henry IV, Part I

1597

Henry V

1598

Much Ado About Nothing

1598

The Building of the Globe Theater

1599 - 1613

The building burned down, and was rebuilt in 1614

Twelfth Night

1599

As You Like It

1599

Julius Caesar

1599

The Merry Wives of Windsor

1600

Hamlet

1600

Troilus and Cressida

1601

All's Well That Ends Well

1602

Shakespeare gets some land

May 1602

He paid £320 for 127 acres in Old Stratford

Othello

1604

Measure for Measure

1604

Macbeth

1605

King Lear

1605

Antony and Cleopatra

1606

Timon of Athens

1607

Coriolanus

1607

Pericles

1608

Cymbeline

1609

The Winter's Tale

1610

The Tempest

1611

Henry VIII

1612

The Two Noble Kinsmen*

1612