Was Shakespeare born into a rich family?
His dad was a glove and leather merchant and his mum a local land heiress. But would those jobs earn you a lot of money? Please help i need this for an english oral.
Asked By: - 7/17/2010
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William's father John was not only Stratford's glover (gloves were important luxury items in Elizabethan England) we also know that he dealt in wool and other commodities as a sideline. He later became Mayor of Stratford. But sometime in Shakespeare's late teens his business folded and he went bankrupt... More
Answered By: synopsis - 7/18/2010
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Heiress means she inherited land from her family. He probably wasn't poor or rich, which is why it's doubtful that Shakespeare was the same person as the author. He acted in the plays, though. The plays were probably written by a group of artist appointed by the Queen to write plays to improve and consolidate English... More
Answered By: interloper - 7/17/2010
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