By: KeyunSay Ellison

William Shakespeare was born 1564 in the small town of Stratford. He was the third out of eight children.  His mother Mary Aden & his father John Shakespeare . When he was 18 he was married off to Anne Hathaway who was 26 & pregnant with twins. They were named Judith & Hamnet. Judith got married off & sadly Hamnet died at age 11. Shakespeare written 36 plays,more than 150 sonnets , and worked in the Globe Theater. By 1612 he was the most successful playwright. His last 8 years he was a sole author of 3 plays. His plays were a big hit. Playwright was not a highly regarded occupation but he did it and was successful. His reputation continued to grow from 1594-1608. He was highly involved in London Theater. English cared little about keeping biographical related information unrelated to affairs of the church or the site. England during Shakespeare's Life could provide a greater understanding of Shakespeare works reflect the cultural, social, and political conditions of the Elizabethan Age.

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