He promis’d her marriage…

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It was this time of year (and this approximate date) that Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway.

Not this one, obviously. There aren't any verified pictures of Shakespeare's Anne...

Not this one, obviously. There aren’t any verified pictures of Shakespeare’s Anne…

Like everything else connected to Shakespeare, the documentary records are incomplete and a somewhat hazy, and a number of myths and legends have built up around the known events. It’s almost as good as a play! Continue reading