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August 11, 1596: Died, Hamnet Shakespeare. The only son of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, Hamnet died at the age of 11. He was survived by his parents, his twin sister Judith, and his older Sister Susanna. This 19th century engraving imagines the Shakespeare family at home.

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Anne Hathaway was de vrouw van William Shakespeare. Hij huwde met haar in 1582. Hoewel ze ouder was, overleefde zij haar echtgenoot en stierf zeven jaar na hem. Geboren: 1556, Shottery, Verenigd Koninkrijk Overleden: 6 augustus 1623, Stratford-upon-Avon, Verenigd Koninkrijk Echtgenoot: William Shakespeare (geh. 1582–1616) Ouders: Richard Hathaway Kinderen: Hamnet Shakespeare, Susanna Shakespeare, Judith Quiney

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Judith Shakespeare's "pigtail" mark (a cursive "J" facing down). The given name and surname were added by a law clerk. Judith Quiney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


"This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."  William Shakespeare - was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays,154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few…

William Shakespeare (18) and Anne Hathaway (26) on November 28, 1582 got their marriage license for 40 pounds.