This is an introduction to William Shakespeare’s Family
John Shakespeare who is William Shakespeare's father had more bussiness than just making and selling gloves .
Mary Arden is the mother of William Shakespeare. She was a daughter of a farmer.
Joan Shakespeare died of from the plague when she was 2 months old. She is the first daughter of Mary Arden and John Shakespeare.
Margaret Shakespeare died of plague before she was 1 years old.
William Shakespeare's birth record did not exist . It is believed William shakespeare was born on or near April 23, 1564.
Gilbert Shakespeare was named after his father John Shakespeare's friend and neighbor on Henley Street Gilbert Bradley who was a glover
She is the only member of the family whose descendants continue down to the present day.
Anne Shakespeare died from plague before she was 8 years old .
Richard Shakespeare was named after his parental grandfather.
Edmund Shakespeare was named after his Uncle Edmund Lambert. Edmund Shakespeare was an actor but he did not make a great reputation for himself as an actor.