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Burial of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare's burial register entry
William Shakespeare's burial register entry
The burial of "Will Shakspeare gent" was recorded in the Stratford parish register on the 25th of April, 1616 (Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office, DR 243/1).

Shakespeare's grave was given pride of place, in front of the altar of Holy Trinity Church.

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the burial register, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon
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