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Whom did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway
What nickname do we use for Shakespeare? The Bard
What was the name of England's very first theatre? The Theatre
Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford Upon Avon
Shakespeare's works were first published in this. First Folio
First Theatre Troupe Name Lord Chamberlain's Men
Second Theatre Troupe Name The Kingsmen
Main time period in which Shakespeare lived. Renaissance
Name of Shakespeare's theatre TheGlobe
Name of first monarch Shakespeare wrote under. Queen Elizabeth
England's James the First was first this country's James the Sixth Scotland
Shakespeare's plays are mostly written in this verse Iambic Pentameter
Anne Hathaway was how many years older than William? Eight
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
What caused the theatres to close down for breaks? The Plague
How many people could The Globe hold? Three thousand
In 1613, during Henry VIII, this set off a fire that burned down The Globe. A cannon
What group destroyed The Globe after the English Civil War began? The Puritans
These people paid one penny per ticket and stayed in the "pit" or "yard." Groundlings
The troupe of actors that traveled to give performances were called "The Strolling Players"
The name of Shakespeare's eldest daughter Susanna
Play thought to have been the first performed at The Globe. Julius Caesar
Performances were held during the Daylight
Shakespeare lived for how many years? Fifty-two

Shakespeare & Elizabethan Era Crossword

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Shakespeare's place of birth. Stratford
Name of Shakespeare's wife. AnneHathaway
Shakespeare's most famous play. RomeoandJuliet
The movie 'She's the man' is based on this play. TwelfthNight
The most famous playwright during the Elizabethan times. ChristopherMarlowe
A famous actor who performs for Shakespeare and their group. RichardBurbage
This colour is a sign of royalty. Purple
In Elizabethan times, where did one get the dye of the colour of royalty from? seasnails
When were plays held? afternoon
What did clothes represent? socialstatus
How much did groundlings pay to watch a performance at the theatre? penny
Women fixed their hair with a wire frame that formed a __________ shape during the Elizabethan times. heart
What were the toilets called in that period of time? chamberpots
The Black Death is also known as the _______________ . Plague
Men and women wore ______________ that were influenced by Spanish couture. highcollars
How was the Black Death spread? fleas
Where did the costumes for the performances come from? richbenefactors
Who played a woman's part in a play? men
What was the number one job for women during the Elizabethan era? marriage
The punishment for women who gossiped too much were put in a brank, paraded around town and ________________. whipped
The name of one of Shakespeare's relatives who was arrested and executed for plotting against Queen Elizabeth. WilliamArden
What was the name of Shakespeare's son who died in 1596? Hamnet
A story of a person's life written in the words of another person. biography
What was Shakespeare's first name? William

Shakespeare Crossword

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17th-century London theatre for Shakespeare’s acting company Globe
In which play would you find the quote, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life”? RomeoandJuliet
Shakespeare play featuring daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia King Lear
Who is the Queen of Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream? Titania
From which play does a ghost chillingly call out to the main character: "Remember me"? Hamlet
In which play would you find the quote, "If music be the food of love, play on" Twelfth Night
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 ____ Sonnets
Name of the town Shakespeare was born Stratford-Upon-Avon
Name of Shakespeare's wife Anne Hathaway
"Shall I compare thee to a ____'s day" - Sonnet 18 opening line summer
Name of the play with the characters Iago, Desdemona and Cassio Othello
Where in Italy is Romeo and Juliet set in? Verona
What is the global campaign name for British Council's celebration of Shakespeare's 400th anniversary? ShakespeareLives
Which month is Shakespeare Day set in? April

William Shakespeare Crossword

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Married Shakespeare Anne Hathaway
The son of William Shakespeare Hamnet Shakespeare
opened in 1599 the global theatre
on 26th April 1564 was baptised
he was one of eight
he was born in England
he died at the age fifty one
his father's name John
his mum's name Mary
how many siblings did he have? seven

William Shakespeare Crossword

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Who was William's wife? (two words) Anne Hathaway
What was the name of William's theatre? The Globe Theatre
At what age did William die? Fifty-two
Where did William grow up? Stratford-Upon-Avon
When did the Globe Theatre opened? FifteenNintyNine
When was the Globe Theatre rebuilt? Sixteenforteen
How old was William's wife when she got married to him? Twenty-six
Where was Stratford-Upon-Avon located? England
What was the name of the people who shut down The Globe Theatre? the Puritans
How many plays did William produce? Thirty-eight
What month did William get married? November
What month did the Shakespeare welcomed there named Hannet? Febuary
Name one person who inspired William to write? Geoffrey Chaucer
The time when William Shakespeare was alive was how many years ago? Fourhundred-fifty

Shakespeare's Life and times Crossword

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Born in this month April
Childhood home ________________-Upon-Avon Stratford
Instead of paper, they had Parchment
Wife Anne Hathaway
Wrote 154 of this kind of poem Sonnet
Group of actors, The _______ Men Chamberlain's
Girl's parts had to be played by ________ Boys
Performed plays at this theatre (2 wds.) The Globe
The Globe was closed down due to the (2 wds.) Black Plague
Plays with unhappy endings Tragedies
Plays with happy endings Comedies
Collection of all his plays, post-death (2 wds.) First Folio
His father made these Gloves

Shakespeare's Life Crossword

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What century was William Shakespeare born? SIXTEENTH
How many siblings did Shakespeare have? SEVEN
What was the name of his first child? SUSANNA
What was his wife's name? ANNE HATHAWAY
What town did he go to school in? STRATFORD
How many plays did he write? THIRTY EIGHT
How old was he when he married? EIGHTEEN
How many years older was his wife? EIGHT
What was the name of his son, who died aged 11? HAMNET
Complete this play "Romeo and...." JULIET
As well as plays he also wrote 154 what? SONNETS
He is known as the what of Avon? BARD

Shakespear Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

One of shakepeares nicknames Bard of Avon
Shakespeares first name William
Where was shakespeare born? Stratford upon Avon England
The total number of plays shakeseare wrote Thirty seven
A tragic love play written by Shakespeare, one of his most know plays Romeo & Juliet
His wifes name Anne Hathaway
One of shakespears biggest fans Queen Elizabeth I
What genre where most of his first playwrites History
What month was Shakespear born April
What was one of Shakespears job titles Play-writer
What is the name of the theater associated with Shakespear The Globe
How tall is the Globe Five feet
What did Shakespear write poems

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan theatre Crossword

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Crossword
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Shakespeare wrote 37 of these plays
poor people were called this groundlings
The amount of people that the theater could hold 3000
The most expensive seats in a modern theater are the ________ seats orchestra
The most expensive seats in the Elizabethan theater were the in the ____- row of the theater top
the year that woman were allowed to act on stage 1660
_________ boys would act as woman in a play before women were allowed teenage
People payed one of these to watch a play. penny
Shakespeare's first name William
The last name of Shakespeare's wife Hathaway
The first name of Shakespeare's father John
The first name of Shakespeare's mother Mary

Shakespeare Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Where was Shakespeare Born? Stratford
What year was he born? fifteen sixty four
What year did he die? Sixteen Sixteen
What is the language in which Shakespeare wrote? iambic pentameter
Shakespeare also wrote in what language? blank verse
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write? One Hundred fifty
How many plays did Shakespeare write? thirty eight
What is one of the types of plays that Shakespeare wrote? Comedies
How many children did Shakespeare have? three
How many syllabes are there in one line of iambic pentameter? ten
Shakespeare lived in England during? The Renaissance
He wrote his first play when he was? twenty five
Shakespeare had a set of? twins
Shakespeare's son that died was named? Hamnet
Shakespeare's wife was? Anne
Most of Shakespeare plays were performed by? Men
Most of the Shakespeare's plays were performed at what theater? The Globe
Shakespeare's time, during the queen's reign Elizabethan Age
Shakespeare was a......? playwrite
Shakespeare's parents? John and mary

globe theatre word search

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