Anne Hathaway (wife of Shakespeare)

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Anne Hathaway (1556 – 6 August 1623) was the wife of William Shakespeare, the English poet, playwright and actor.wikipedia
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William Shakespeare

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Anne Hathaway (1556 – 6 August 1623) was the wife of William Shakespeare, the English poet, playwright and actor.
At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith.

Anne Whateley

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He had chosen to marry one, Anne Whateley, but when this became known he was immediately forced by Hathaway's family to marry their pregnant relative.
Anne Whateley is the name given to a woman who is sometimes supposed to have been the intended wife of William Shakespeare before he married Anne Hathaway.

Susanna Hall

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Three children were born to Hathaway and her husband: Susanna in 1583 and the twins Hamnet and Judith in 1585.
Susanna Hall (née Shakespeare; baptised 26 May 1583 – 11 July 1649) was the oldest child of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, and the older sister of twins Judith Quiney and Hamnet Shakespeare.

Judith Quiney

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Three children were born to Hathaway and her husband: Susanna in 1583 and the twins Hamnet and Judith in 1585.
Judith Quiney (baptised 2 February 1585 – 9 February 1662), was the younger daughter of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway and the fraternal twin of their only son Hamnet Shakespeare.

Hamnet Shakespeare

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Three children were born to Hathaway and her husband: Susanna in 1583 and the twins Hamnet and Judith in 1585.
Hamnet Shakespeare (baptised 2 February 1585 – buried 11 August 1596) was the only son of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, and the fraternal twin of Judith Shakespeare.

Stratford-upon-Avon

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Hathaway is believed to have grown up in Shottery, a village just to the west of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
In Shottery is Anne Hathaway's Cottage, the home of Shakespeare's wife's family prior to her marriage.

Germaine Greer

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Germaine Greer argues that the age difference between Shakespeare and Hathaway is not evidence that he was forced to marry her, but that he was the one who pursued her.
In 1986 Oxford University Press published her book Shakespeare as part of its Past Masters series, and in 2007 Bloomsbury published her study of Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare's Wife.

Shottery

Hathaway is believed to have grown up in Shottery, a village just to the west of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Shottery was the childhood home of Anne Hathaway, William Shakespeare's wife, and is the location of the building known as Anne Hathaway's Cottage which is a very popular tourist destination.

History of marriage in Great Britain and Ireland

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Furthermore, a "handfast" or probationary marriage and pregnancy were frequent precursors to legal marriage at the time.
Shakespeare negotiated and witnessed a handfasting in 1604, and was called as a witness in a suit about the dowry in 1612 and historians speculate that his own marriage to Anne Hathaway was so conducted when he was a young man in 1582, as the practice still had credence in Warwickshire at the time.

Hubert Osborne

Anne also appears in Hubert Osborne's The Shakespeare Play (c.
His play The Good Men Do was about a meeting between Anne Hathaway and Anne Whateley, an earlier fiancée of the playwright's.

Temple Grafton

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For a time it was believed that this view was supported by documents from the Episcopal Register at Worcester, which records in Latin the issuing of a wedding licence to "Wm Shaxpere" and one "Annam Whateley" of Temple Grafton.
Many scholars believe it to be the place where William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, since records of the marriage do not appear in Stratford itself, and a licence was issued for Shakespeare to marry in Temple Grafton.

Sonnet 145

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One of Shakespeare's sonnets, number 145, has been claimed to make reference to Anne Hathaway: the words 'hate away' may be a pun (in Elizabethan pronunciation) on 'Hathaway'.
Though it is placed within the "Dark Lady" sequence, it has been claimed that the poem was originally written for Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare's wife.

Bingo (play)

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A frosty relationship is also portrayed in Edward Bond's play Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death (1973), about Shakespeare's last days, and in the 1978 TV series Will Shakespeare.

Anne Hathaway (poem)

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The World's Wife, a collection of poems by Carol Ann Duffy, features a sonnet entitled ”Anne Hathaway“, based on the passage from Shakespeare's will regarding his "second-best bed".
"Anne Hathaway" is a poem by Carol Ann Duffy about Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare.

Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

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In fact she was interred in a separate grave next to him in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon.
His wife Anne Hathaway is buried next to him along with his eldest daughter Susanna.

Liza Tarbuck

She is portrayed by Liza Tarbuck in the BBC Two comedy series Upstart Crow, which follows the writing and preparation to stage Romeo and Juliet after William has gained some early career notoriety for his poetry, Henry VI and Richard III.
In 2009 Tarbuck starred as Staff Nurse Tina in her first role in a feature film, in The Be All and End All, and since 2016 she has played the part of Anne Hathaway in the BBC Two comedy series Upstart Crow.

Upstart Crow

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She is portrayed by Liza Tarbuck in the BBC Two comedy series Upstart Crow, which follows the writing and preparation to stage Romeo and Juliet after William has gained some early career notoriety for his poetry, Henry VI and Richard III.
Shakespeare is played by David Mitchell; his wife, Anne Hathaway, is played by Liza Tarbuck; and Greene himself by Mark Heap.

Portrait of Anne Hathaway

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The only surviving image that may depict Anne Hathaway (1555/56 - 6 August 1623), the wife of William Shakespeare, is a portrait line-drawing made by Sir Nathaniel Curzon in 1708, referred to as "Shakespear's Consort".

A Waste of Shame

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A similarly loveless relationship is depicted in the film A Waste of Shame (2005).
Returning to Stratford-upon-Avon he was subjected to abuse from his shrewish wife Anne for neglecting them by living in the capital.

Ruled Britannia

The same situation occurs in Harry Turtledove's alternate-history novel Ruled Britannia (2002), in which Shakespeare seeks and actually wins a divorce from Hathaway to marry his new girlfriend.
Shakespeare is rewarded by the reinstated Queen Elizabeth with a knighthood and an annulment of his unhappy marriage to Anne Hathaway, which frees him to marry his longtime mistress.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

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It is now owned and managed by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, and is open to public visitors as a museum.

Shakespeare's Will (play)

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The 2005 play Shakespeare's Will by Canadian playwright Vern Thiessen is similar in form to Hudson's show.
Shakespeare's Will is a one-woman monodrama that focuses on Anne Hathaway on the day of her husband William Shakespeare's funeral.

Arliss Ryan

The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare (2010), a novel by Arliss Ryan, also proposes Anne Hathaway as the true author of many of the Shakespeare plays (a claim originally made in 1938 ).
In it, Ryan postulates William Shakespeare's wife Anne Hathaway is the true author of many of Shakespeare's plays.

Warwickshire

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Hathaway is believed to have grown up in Shottery, a village just to the west of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.

Yeoman

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Her father, Richard Hathaway, was a yeoman farmer.