William Shakespeare is a name known the world over - even now, 400 years after his death. Some of his works, Hamlet for example or King Lear, are studied in classrooms from Alaska to India and enjoyed in theatres across the globe. This is the last in our set of 4 quizzes on the literary legend that is William Shakespeare.
By the end of the 16th Century Shakespeare was a well-established poet and playwright. He even performed some of his plays before Queen Elizabeth I. In 1602 his continuing success allowed him to move to Silver Street, where he wrote Hamlet and Macbeth. Shakespeare spent the last five years of his life in Stratford where he died on the 23rd of April 1616 at the age of 52.
See how much you know about the life and works of perhaps the greatest English writer and certainly the most renowned playwright, William Shakespeare in this, the last of four fun quizzes!