Thomas Quiney
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Thomas Quiney

Vintner and Tobacconist + William Shakespeare's Son-in-law
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Born Feb 26, 1589
Hometown Stratford-upon-Avon
Died 1663
Death Place Stratford-upon-Avon

Thomas Quiney was the husband of William Shakespeare's daughter Judith Shakespeare, and a vintner and tobacconist in Stratford-upon-Avon. Quiney held several municipal offices in the corporation of Stratford-upon-Avon, the highest being chamberlain in 1621 and 1622, but was also fined for various minor offences. In 1616, Quiney married Judith Shakespeare.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1589 Birth Thomas Quiney was born in Stratford-upon-Avon and baptised on 26 February 1589 in Holy Trinity Church. … Read More

TWENTIES

In 1616, Quiney married Judith Shakespeare. … Read More
1617 28 Years Old He was a well-respected man in the borough, and was elected a burgess and constable in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1617. … Read More

THIRTIES

1621 32 Years Old …  Quiney held several municipal offices in the corporation of Stratford-upon-Avon, the highest being chamberlain in 1621 and 1622, but was also fined for various minor offences.

FORTIES

1630 41 Years Old The Cage provides further insight into why Shakespeare would not have trusted Judith's husband. Around 1630 Quiney tried to sell the lease on the house but was prevented by his kinsmen. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1652 63 Years Old Eventually, in November 1652, the lease to The Cage ended up in the hands of Thomas' eldest brother, Richard Quiney, a grocer in London. … Read More
1662 73 Years Old 1 More Event
Scholars speculate that Thomas Quiney may have died in 1662 or 1663 when the burial records are incomplete.
1663 74 Years Old Died in 1663.
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