William Shakespeare – a historical timeline

The Globe Theatre in London
The reconstructed Globe Theatre / Image credit: Alamy

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, The Telegraph have prepared a timeline of events that happened during the life of the Bard – and how they influenced his writing and creativity.

For instance, here is the part about the opening of The Globe Theatre:

This is a period of enormous creativity for Shakespeare, whose plays are performed at the Globe. He writes As You Like It, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing. The first performance of Hamlet is also around this time.

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