Time line of Shakespeare's
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Shakespeare is born to John and Mary Shakespeare
in the town of Stratford Upon Avon.
takes his son,William, to see a play being
performed in the town where they live.
Burbage builds the first theatre and calls it The
Theatre, which Shakespeare will begin acting in
when he is grown up.
Shakespeare marries Anne
and William Shakespeare have a baby girl named
and William Shakespeare have twins, a boy named
Hamnet and a girl named Judith.
Shakespeare leaves his wife and children at home
in Stratford and travels to London to work as an
actor and playwright.
Earl of Southampton begins to pay Shakespeare for
his work and this lets William continue his
the theatres in London are closed for a year
because of the plague.
and a group of other actors build The Globe, a
Elizabeth dies and James the First becomes the
King of England. Shakespeare's group of actors
becomes the King's Men.
Globe burns down.
Shakespeare retires home to Stratford.
Shakespeare falls ill and dies. In his will he
leaves his wife his second best bed.