Shakespeare worked for an acting company called The Lord Chamberlain's Men starting in the early 1590s, which then changed its name to King's Men after King James I took the throne in 1603. The company was considered pop... More »

William Shakespeare is known most for his playwriting, but he also wrote 154 sonnets as well as a number of other poems. Born in 1564, Shakespeare is considered by many the greatest dramatist of all time. More »

Lord Chamberlain's Men was the name of the acting troupe that William Shakespeare wrote and acted for, and of which he was a shareholder. Henry Carey, First Baron Hunsdon, who was also known as Lord Chamberlain, was the ... More »

Scholars believe Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" to entertain and win the approval of King James I. Shakespeare's troupe, originally "The Lord Chamberlain's Men," changed its name to "The King's Men" to honor the new Scottis... More »

The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the acting company with which William Shakespeare was closely associated, changed its name in 1603 to the King's Men because James I ascended to the throne that year and took the troupe under ... More »

In 1594, William Shakespeare joined the theater company known as the Lord Chamberlain's Men. He eventually became the chief writer for this company and acted for it as well, though Richard Burbage always received the sta... More »

Lord Chamberlain's Men was the name of the acting troupe that William Shakespeare wrote and acted for, and of which he was a shareholder. Henry Carey, First Baron Hunsdon, who was also known as Lord Chamberlain, was the ... More »