Born: April 23, 1564 Stratford-upon-Avon, England Died: April 23, 1616 Stratford-upon-Avon, England English dramatist Though no personal documents survive from Shakespeare's school years, he probably attended the Stratford grammar school and studied the... William Shakespeare, the greatest English writer of drama, was born in 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon. We do not know everything about Shakespeare's early life.
He was born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, who had recently converted England to Protestantism. Alle Shakespeare's skuespil bevæger sig mod enhed. Der er enten enhed i plottet, i tegnene eller i den herskende klasse.