Susanna Shakespeare

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Birthday
26, 1583
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 11, 1649 (66)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1583
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 11, 1649 (66)

About

This first daughter and oldest child of the renowned playwright William Shakespeare grew up in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, with two younger siblings, Hamnet and Judith.

Before Fame

Her parents, William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, married while they were expecting her birth. She was baptized on May 26, 1583; her exact birth date is unknown.

Trivia

In the second decade of the 1600s, she and her husband were involved in a slander suit against a man named John Lane (who had wrongly accused her of adultery).

Family Life

Her marriage to physician John Hall resulted in a daughter, Elizabeth, who was the final descendant of William Shakespeare.

Associated With

Upon his 1616 death, her famous father, William Shakespeare, left her the majority of his estate.

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