- Shakespeare was born in 1564. He died in 1616.
- Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets. One
play called "Cardenio" has no written record today.
Only 36 plays can be read today.
- Shakespeare was in love. At age 18, he married the
26 year old Anne Hathaway. They were married the rest
of Shakespeare's life
- From her balcony, Juliet famously said "O, Romeo,
Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?," in "Romeo and
- (d) Hamlet uttered the famous words, "To be or
not to be" in Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
- (a) Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon,
just 5 miles from London.
- (c) The Globe was an Elizabethan theatre, Shakespeare
partially owned, where he performed many of his plays.
A reconstruction exists today in the same suburb as
the original in Southwark.
- True. Shakespeare acted in his own plays before
Queen Elizabeth I and King James I.
- False. There is no historical evidence for the romance
occurring in the movie. It may have happened but Shakespeare
was married at the time.
- Yes, he invented the word "assassination" amongst