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Shakespeare & Beyond

Quiz: What do you know about the life of William Shakespeare?

Shakespeare and his family
Shakespeare and his family

You may know that April 23 is the day we mark William Shakespeare’s birth and death. But what else do you know about his life and family? Test your knowledge with this quiz, and explore primary-source documents about Shakespeare in his time on Shakespeare Documented, including a timeline of his life.


As for my Valentine’s quote from The Bard … I choose Iago, in Othello:
“… do not put me to’t
For I am nothing if not critical.”

Jeb Ladouceur — April 15, 2020