While he came up with the most famous love story, little is known about William Shakespeare’s marriage to his wife Anne Hathaway. He married her when she was 26, and he was only 18. She was also pregnant with their first child at the time of the wedding. They would later have a son andContinue reading “Fun Fact: William Shakespeare Was Married To Anne Hathaway”
While in Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, the King’s wife is known only as Lady Macbeth. She was actually based on an actual Queen of Scotland. Her real name was Gruoch Boite.
Macbeth is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays, but the play’s king actually existed. He was King of Scots from 1040-1057, though it is said he was killed in battle by the future Malcom III.
The phrase “in a pickle” was first used in a play by William Shakespeare. Though he probably borrowed it from a Dutch phrase. Both in Dutch and English in Shakespeare’s time, it meant to be in a state of drunkeness.
One of Uranus’ moons, Puck was named in honor of the character Puck from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.