and all the men and women merely players:
they have their exits and their entrances;
and one man in his time plays many parts..."
Fact 1 - No one knows the actual birthday of Shakespeare!
Fact 2 - Anne Hathaway was eight years older than Shakespeare and three months pregnant when they got married!
Fact 3 - Many Shakespeare life facts are unknown - these are referred to as the Lost Years
Fact 4 - Shakespeare's Father, John was a money lender! He was accused in the Exchequer Court of Usury for lending money at the inflated rate of 20% and 25% Interest!
Fact 5 - William Arden, a relative of Shakespeare's mother Mary Arden, was arrested for plotting against Queen Elizabeth I, imprisoned in the Tower of London and executed!
Fact 6 - Shakespeare and his company built TWO Globe Theatres!
Fact 7 - Shakespeare never published any of his plays!
Fact 8 - Shakespeare and the Globe Actors were implicated in the Essex Rebellion of 1601!
Fact 9 - Many eminent Authors and Politicians do not believe that Shakespeare wrote his plays...
Fact 10 - Shakespeare's family were all illiterate!