Anne Hathaway (Shakespeare)

Anne Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. She was born in either 1555 or 1556 and died in 1623. She and William married in November 1582 while Anne was pregnant with their first child. Anne was mentioned by Shakespeare in many of his sonnets. For example, the words "Hate Away" in Sonnet 145 are believed to be a reference to Anne's maiden name, Hathaway. Anne and William were buried next to each other in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.

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How many children did William Shakespeare have with Anne Hathaway?

Three: Susannah, Judith and Hamnet.

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What was William Shakespeare's wife's name?

Anne Hathaway

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What was the wedding date of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway?

Sometime in November, 1582. The exact date is not known, but their marriage certificate was issued on November 27th of that year.

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When were William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway married?

Shortly after November 27, 1582 when the licence issued.

There is no record of the actual date of the wedding, but their marriage licence was issued on 27th November 1582, when he was 18 years old and she was 26. Their first child, Susanna was born six months later.

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When did Shakespeare meet Ann Hathaway?

We don't know exactly, but sometime before the end of August 1582 when Susanna was conceived.

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What did Shakespeare leave Anne Hathaway in his will?

Shakespeare's bequest William Shakespeare famously bequeathed his "second best bed" to his wife, Anne Hathaway. Students of the Bard have argued about whether this was an insult or a compliment. The "second best bed" might have been their marital bed - the best bed being reserved for house guests - and would be a strange token of his love.

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How old was Anne Hathaway in 1582?

She was twenty-six years old.

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Where did William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway live?

Actually "Anne Hathaway's Cottage" stopped being her place of residence after she married Shakespeare. It was her family home where she grew up. After they married, they probably found a small and cheap place to live, according to Germaine Greer in her biography of Anne, Shakespeare's Wife. Greer thinks it is unlikely that they lived with Will's parents as has often been suggested.

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How old was William Shakespeare when he married Anne Hathaway?

He was 18 years old. Anne was 26. Meaning there was a difference of 8 years between Shakespeare and Anne.

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Where did Shakespeare travel?

mostly between the town where he was born, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire and London. He was born in Stratford and raised his family there. Even as he became an acting and playwriting phenomenon, his wife Anne Hathaway and their children remained in Stratford.

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How did William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway meet?

ate chickennuggets

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Did William Shakespeare marry Anne Hathaway at the age of 30 in London?

No. He was 18, she was 26. We're not quite sure where the ceremony was, but it wasn't London. It may have been at Shottery (not far from Stratford).

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Did shakespeare marry Anne Hathaway at st martins church worcester?

The licence permitting the wedding issued to "Wm Shaxpere and Annam Whately of Temple Grafton" but the woman Shakespeare married was Anne Hathaway of Shottery. Probably the guy filling out the licence made a mistake and put down the name and residence of a totally different woman. That being the case, it is highly unlikely that the wedding took place at Temple Grafton. It was more likely to have taken place at Shottery, where Anne's family lived.

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Who is Anne Hathaway Shakespeare?

She was the wife of William Shakespeare the playwright.

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Who was Anne Hathaway?

Anne Hathaway is a famous actress and has starred in many movies. Anne Hathaway also was the name of William Shakespeare's wife.

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Why did Shakespeare use mask in his plays?

Shakespeare used masks in his plays to give the characters mystery, or decite. Also to make the characters easier to follow, like which in Midsummer Nights Dream, he used masks to show who was the animals.

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Was Anne Hathaway Shakespeares cousin?

no anne hathaway was his wife

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When did Anne Hathaway die?

Anne Hathaway, William Shakespeare's wife, died 6 August 1623, in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.

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Why did Shakespeare marry Anne Hathaway?

because she was pregnant with Susannah. (their child)

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How old was Anne Hathaway when she died?

Anne Hathaway, who was Shakespeare√Ę??s wife, may have been 67 or 68 when she died. Her exact birthday is unknown.

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How much older was Anne Hathaway than william shakespeare?

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Anne Hathaway was 8 years older then Shakespeare she was 26 and he was 18 when they got married
Anne Hathaway was eight years older than Shakespeare.

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Did William shakespeare meet Anne Hathaway in London or in stratford?

Shakespeare met is sexy wife in Stratford

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When was Anne Hathaway Shakespeare born?

Around 1556. We can't be sure of the date.

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How old was Anne Hathaway when she got married?

William Shakespeare Was 18 And Anne Hathaway Was 8 Years Older So She Was 26

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How many times did William Shakespeare marry?

Once, to Anne Hathaway. They were married for 34 years, until Shakespeare's death.

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