Born this day April 23rd in the year of our Lord 1564 inStratford Upon Avon, in the most glorious County of Warwickshire.
Childrenwere taught to read using simple 'abc books‘ which included the Lord's Prayer,the Creed and the Ten Commandments. There were no pens or pencils inShakespeare’s time, so to learn to write, children had to use a quill pen andink
WilliamShakespeare (18) married Anne Hathaway (26) in November. The groom isthe son of John and Mary Shakespeare and the bride, the daughter of localfarmer Richard Hathaway.