Reference Entry

Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet

Peter Holland

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199544486
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25200

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)
  • Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet, was baptized, probably by the parish priest, John Bretchgirdle (or Bracegirdle), in Holy Trinity, the parish church of Stratford upon Avon, on 26 April 1564, the third child of John Shakespeare d. 1601 [see below]...

Reference Entry.  38529 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights) ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.