It is probably one of the most archetypical stories that has been told about teenage lovers. People apparently loved the dissonance. Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, , in Stratford-upon-Avon, just three days before the Stratford parish register recorded an outbreak of the plague. She takes the potion and is laid in the family crypt. They ultimately commit suicide after believing each other to be dead. But Romeo does not get the message that her death is fake. When Juliet awakens she sees that Romeo is dead and kills herself too.