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'''William Shakespeare''' ([[23 April]], [[1560s|1564]]—[[23 April]], [[1610s|1616]]) was a [[Muggle]] poet and playwright who wrote ''[[Hamlet]]'', ''[[Romeo and Juliet]]'', ''[[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'', ''[[Twelfth Night]]'', ''[[Coriolanus]]'', among many others. He lived during [[wikipedia:Elizabethan period|Elizabethan times]] in southern [[England]], when [[Muggles]] as a whole were prejudiced against [[Wizardkind|wizards and witches]] and often organised massive witchhunts, partly inspired by regal paranoia.
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'''William Shakespeare''' ([[23 April]], [[1560s|1564]]—[[23 April]], [[1610s|1616]]) was a [[Muggle]] poet and playwright who wrote ''[[As You Like It]]'', ''[[Hamlet]]'', ''[[Romeo and Juliet]]'', ''[[A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'', ''[[Twelfth Night]]'', ''[[Coriolanus]]'', among many others. He lived during [[wikipedia:Elizabethan period|Elizabethan times]] in southern [[England]], when [[Muggles]] as a whole were prejudiced against [[Wizardkind|wizards and witches]] and often organised massive witchhunts, partly inspired by regal paranoia.
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ShakespeareWyndham's
William Shakespeare
Biographical information
Born

23 April, 1564
Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Died

23 April, 1616 (aged 52)
Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Blood status

Muggle

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Family information
Family members

Anne Hathaway (wife)

Affiliation
Occupation

Author

Loyalty

England

William Shakespeare (23 April, 156423 April, 1616) was a Muggle poet and playwright who wrote As You Like It, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Coriolanus, among many others. He lived during Elizabethan times in southern England, when Muggles as a whole were prejudiced against wizards and witches and often organised massive witchhunts, partly inspired by regal paranoia.

There's a bust of Shakespeare on the pediment of Wyndham's Theatre, depicting him flanked by muses and cherubs.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

EtymologyEdit

The name "William" comes from the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm "helmet, protection".

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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