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A cheat sheet for works of the Bard of Avon, with approximate years of each piece.
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Shakes­peare Painting

Shakes­peare Trivia

Nobody knows Shakes­peare's date of birth
Shakes­peare had seven siblings - Joan, Margaret, Gilbert, Joan II, Anne, Richard and Edmund
Shakes­peare married 26 year old Anne Hathaway when he was 18
Shakes­peare had three children - Hamnet, Susanna and Judith
There are no living descen­dants of Shakes­peare
Shakes­peare was buried in the Holy Trinity Church, Stratf­ord­-up­on-Avon
Shakes­peare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets
Two plays, Love's Labour's Won and Cardenio, are known to have been lost to time, with as many as 20 more estimated to have been lost
Richard II and King John are the only two plays written entirely in verse
 

Shakes­peare's Comedies

All's Well That Ends Well
1604-1605
As You Like It
1599-1600
The Comedy of Errors
1594
Love's Labour's Lost
1594-1595
Measure for Measure
1603-1604
The Merchant of Venice
1596-1598
The Merry Wives of Windsor
1597-1598
A Midsummer Night's Dream
1595
Much Ado About Nothing
1598-1599
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
1607
The Taming of the Shrew
1590-1594
The Tempest
1610-1611
Twelfth Night
1601
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
1589-1591
The Two Noble Kinsmen
1613
The Winter's Tale
1609-1610

Shakes­peare's Poems

Shakes­peare's sonnets
Pre-1609
Venus and Adonis
1592-1593
The Rape of Lucrece
1594
The Passionate Pilgrim
1599
The Phoenix and the Turtle
1601
A Lover's Complaint
1609

Shakes­peare's Histories

The Life and Death of King John
1596
Richard II
1595
Henry IV, Part 1
1596-1597
Henry IV, Part 2
1596-1599
Henry V
1599
Henry VI, Part 1
1591
Henry VI, Part 2
1591
Henry VI, Part 3
1591
Richard III
1592
Henry VIII
1613
 

Shakes­peare's Tragedies

Antony and Cleopatra
1606-1607
Coriolanus
1605-1608
Cymbeline
1610-1611
Hamlet
1599-1602
Julius Caesar
1599
King Lear
1603-1606
Macbeth
1603-1607
Othello
1603
Romeo and Juliet
1591-1595
Timon of Athens
1605
Titus Andronicus
1588-1593
Troilus and Cressida
1602

Shakes­peare's Phrases

Phrase
From
Green-eyed monster
Othello
In a pickle
The Tempest
The world is your oyster
The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Catch a cold
Cymbeline
It's all Greek to me
Julius Caesar
Love is blind
The Merchant Of Venice
Wild goose chase
Romeo and Juliet
A heart of gold
Henry V
Break the ice
The Taming Of The Shrew
Laughing stock
The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Wear your heart on your sleeve
Othello
Dogs of war
Julius Caesar
Method to his madness
Hamlet
Expres­sions used in everyday language, coined by Shakes­peare.

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