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William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April 23 1564 His father John Shakespeare was a citizen of some prominence who became and alderman and bailiff but who later suffered financial difficulties Shakespeare presumably attended the Stratford grammar school where he could have acquired a respectable knowledge of Latin but after that he did not continue his education There are legends about Shakespeares youth but there are actually no documented facts The first record of Shakespeares life after his christening is that of his marriage to Anne Hathaway in 1582 Shakespeare and Anne were recorded to have had a daughter in 1583 and twin a boy and a girl in 1585 There is no information about his activities for the next seven years but in 1592 he was in London as an actor and was already well known as a playwright There is little known of what happened with Shakespeare during this time frame but it is known that he was in connection with most successful troupe the Lord Chamberlains Men who later when James I came to the throne became the Kings Men Not only did Shakespeare act with this company but eventually became a leading shareholder and the principal playwright In 1599 the Chamberlains Men built and occupied the most famous Elizabethan theaters the Globe Shakespeare wrote many plays during this time He had a very special gift He was able to capture the world around him with his pen but was also able to recreate it as he really saw it Shakespeare was a genius when it came to writing He proved it in all of his plays some including Romeo and Juliet Macbeth and Hamlet These plays were some of Shakespeares tragedies which are full of emotion and turmoil In the play Hamlet Laertes one of the leading characters moves from the role of villain to victim to villain to victim until finally in the end he breaks down
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