Elizabeth Barnard
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Elizabeth Barnard

Granddaughter and Last Descendant of William Shakespeare
Female
Born Feb 21, 1608
Hometown Stratford-upon-Avon
Died Feb 17, 1670
Death Place Abington, Northam...
Other Names Nash, Elizabeth ;...

Elizabeth, Lady Barnard (baptised 21 February 1608 - 17 February 1670) was the granddaughter of the famous English poet and playwright William Shakespeare, and was also his last descendant. Elizabeth Hall was born to Susanna Shakespeare and Doctor John Hall. She was baptised in the Holy Trinity Church of Stratford-upon-Avon, England.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1608 Birth Born on February 21, 1608.
1616 8 Years Old Elizabeth Hall was born to Susanna Shakespeare and Doctor John Hall. She was baptised in the Holy Trinity Church of Stratford-upon-Avon, England. She was the only grandchild William Shakespeare ever knew, because her three cousins were born after his death in 1616.

TWENTIES

1629 21 Years Old In 1629, Elizabeth Hall married Thomas Nash, who was a member of the Manor and Lordship of Shottery.

THIRTIES

1642 34 Years Old Thomas made his will on 25 August 1642, in which he left his house in Chapel Street and two meadows to Elizabeth. … Read More
1647 39 Years Old On 4 April 1647, Thomas died, leaving Elizabeth a widow and instructing his fortune to be passed on to his cousin's son. … Read More

FIFTIES

1662 54 Years Old In February 1662, Judith Quiney died in Stratford-upon-Avon, making Elizabeth Barnard the last descendant of William Shakespeare.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1669 61 Years Old She wrote her will on 29 January 1669, which did not give much to her husband, Sir John Barnard.
1670 62 Years Old Elizabeth died at Abington, Northamptonshire on 17 February 1670. … Read More
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