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August 11, 1596: Died, Hamnet Shakespeare. The only son of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, Hamnet died at the age of 11. He was survived by his parents, his twin sister Judith, and his older Sister Susanna. This 19th century engraving imagines the Shakespeare family at home.

Folger Shakespeare Library PDI Record: --- Call Number (PDI): STC 4824a Creator (PDI): Catharine Parr, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1512-1548. Title (PDI): [Prayers stirryng the mind unto heavenlye medytacions] Created or Published (PDI): [1550] Physical Description (PDI): title page Image Root File (PDI): 17990 Image Type (PDI): FSL collection Image Record ID (PDI): 18050 MARC Bib 001 (PDI): 165567 Marc Holdings 001 (PDI): 159718 Hamnet Record: --- Creator (Hamnet)…

Also on this day in 1564: William Shakespeare born http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2012/04/this-day-in-history-apr-23-1564-william.html

Anne Hathaway was de vrouw van William Shakespeare. Hij huwde met haar in 1582. Hoewel ze ouder was, overleefde zij haar echtgenoot en stierf zeven jaar na hem. Geboren: 1556, Shottery, Verenigd Koninkrijk Overleden: 6 augustus 1623, Stratford-upon-Avon, Verenigd Koninkrijk Echtgenoot: William Shakespeare (geh. 1582–1616) Ouders: Richard Hathaway Kinderen: Hamnet Shakespeare, Susanna Shakespeare, Judith Quiney

"This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."  William Shakespeare - was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays,154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few…

ANNE HATHAWAY (1556-August 8, 1623) was the daughter of Richard Hathaway. She married William Shakespeare on November 30 or December 1,1582 and bore three children, Susanna, Hamnet and Judith. From her husand’s departure for London until his death there is no documentary evidence of Anne’s whereabouts or activities. Anne is said to have wished to be buried with her husband but that the curse on those who disturbed his remains prevented this.