Where Did William Shakespeare Live For Most Of His Life ?
Shakespeare is one of the most widely read poets in the history of English literature. He lived for 52 years and in his life time he created 154 sonnets, 5 stories and 38 plays. All of them are famous and read worldwide.
It is believed that Shakespeare started writing at an early age. He used to write one play on an average every year. He stopped writing just two years before hisdeath. In his own time, Shakespeare was much acclaimed for his excellent command over English and yet he never attended school or gathered a formal education. His personal life was not known to people and also there are no classic portraits that show how he looked or appeared. There are just two official portraits which were made much later after his death and they are taken for granted.
Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 23, 1564. This date is a guess work based on the tentative date of his baptism. Also, this date is taken as per the old Julian calendar, and it is assumed that his birthday may have been different based on the Gregorian calendar.
Based on what little is known about Shakespeare, it can be said that he lived his entire live in Stratford-upon-Avon, a town that is around ten miles north of London. However, his plays were showcased in theaters in London. Although he came from a well-to-do family, his father came on hard times. Therefore, Shakespeare had to leave his formal education to help the family out financially.
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