William Shagspere,18 of Stratford marries Anne Hathwey,26 Of Shottery
and six months later the timer bell at the oven rings and out pops a fine young baby - lovely Susanna
OK, time for village gossips to exercise their tongues
William Shackspeare dies 23 April 1616 and as a reasonable father and gent., makes his will and his wishes known bequeaths items and money and property to those he has known (as he pleases) and to Anne Hathaway, says William Shackspeare in his will: "I gyve unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture…"
ANNE HATHAWAY DIES*
Anne Hathwey dies 1623, aged 67
O bodes it well, Will to marry one older?
Many pleasures there be in such a match; many are the plays born thereof…
1.The varied spellings of Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway in this poem are as were spelled in various documents in Shakespeare's time. 2. There is no judgement in this poem of anyone or any action. suggestion: for details of events in this poem please google: Anne Hathaway and refer to a wikipedia article on the subject of Shakespeare's wife