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How many plays did William Shakespeare write? See the Sonnets section When were Shakespeare's plays performed and published? What are the known facts about William Shakespeare the great Stratford Bard?
See the William Shakespeare Biography section What of William Shakespeare the actor, and what is known about his fellow actors and their theater?
See the Biography section What facts are known about the Elizabethan Stratford Playwright and his family? See Biography section What exactly was the 'First Folio'?
Is Shakespeare's picture an accurate portrait? See William Shakespeare Pictures and Biography Why is there so much controversy about the biography of the playwright? What facts are available?
Which plays did William Shakespeare the actor perform in? Which sonnet and play quotes attributed to William Shakespeare are most memorable? What pictures of Shakespeare are available?
The written evidence includes details of all of the known facts taken from official records and there is also a section relating to William Shakespeare's last will and testament.
The main source of the William Shakespeare facts are official documents that are still available for inspection. These documents include all of the facts available relating to legal documents. Other facts have been gleaned from another legal document, Last Will and Testament of William Shakespeare.
Church records, including those at Stratford, detail major facts and occurrences such as baptism, marriage and death associated with William Shakespeare. A final definitive resource for known facts about William Shakespeare can be found in the numerous William Shakespeare Timeline categories that have been collated.
William Shakespeare quotes and facts ascertained from his fellow actors and playwrights from the Elizabethan era. The timelines cover his mother and father, his wife Anne Hathawayhis children Judith, Susanna and Hamnet his grandchildren from Judith's marriage to Richard Quiney and the major people and events of the Elizabethan era.
As the great Bard did not come from a noble background no portraits or pictures of William Shakespeare, or pictures of any members of his family, were commissioned. Neither is there any evidence that William Shakesreare commissioned his own portrait or pictures in his later, prosperous years.
There is no evidence that a portrait or pictures were ever painted of William Shakespeare whilst he was still alive, nor is there any written description of his physical appearance.
The pictures included are the William Shakespeare Chandos picture, the Stratford portrait and the Sanders picture. Pictures of his likeness can also be obtained from the various statues and memorials - the best known being the William Shakespeare Stratford bust and the Poets Corner memorial in London's Westminster Abbey.
The following Pictures section will enable comparisons to be made of all of the likenesses of William Shakespeare: There is a section dedicated to each of the 37 plays attributed to the Bard of Stratford which feature: The top six most popular plays by William Shakespeare are: Hamlet - most famous of the William Shakespeare plays Othello - second most famous of the William Shakespeare plays Macbeth - third most famous of the William Shakespeare plays Romeo and Juliet - fourth most famous of the William Shakespeare plays The Tempest - fifth most famous of the William Shakespeare plays Julius Caesar - sixth most famous of the William Shakespeare plays The William Shakespeare Plays Section The Plays section includes details of all the William Shakespeare plays as follows: Full Text and script, characters, plot summary, quotes of each of William Shakespeare 37 plays Chronology of Plays First performance and publications List of all Published Editions of the works of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare - First Folio The First Folio contained approximately pages containing 36 plays attributed to the playright after his death.
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