Hamnet Shakespeare
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Hamnet Shakespeare

William Shakespeare's Only Son
Male
Born Feb 2, 1585
Hometown Stratford-upon-Avon
Died Aug 11, 1596
Death Place Stratford-upon-Avon
Nationality English
Other Names Hamnet Shakespeare

Hamnet Shakespeare was the only son of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, and the fraternal twin of Judith Shakespeare. He died at age 11 of unknown causes. There are several theories on the relationship, if any, between Hamnet and his father's later play Hamlet. Other theories postulate connections between Hamnet's death and the writing of King John, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and Twelfth Night, among others.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1585 Birth Little is known about Hamnet. Hamnet and his twin sister Judith were born in Stratford-upon-Avon and baptised on 2 February 1585 in Holy Trinity Church by Richard Barton of Coventry. … Read More

TEENAGE

1596 11 Years Old He was buried in Stratford on 11 August 1596. … Read More
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