He died unmarried. He was buried at Stratford on 29 March 1639.
It was once commonly believed that he was the William Hart who became a minor actor in the King's Men and probably was the father of actor Charles Hart. There is no evidence that Charles Hart was related to the Harts of Stratford.
↑ 1.01.1 G. R. French, Shakespeareana Genealogica, Cambridge, 1869, pages 397-8. Internet Archive (accessed 23 Apr 2020)
↑ Richard Savage, The registers of Stratford-on-Avon, in the County of Warwick, Baptisms, 1558-1652 , London: privately printed, 1897, page 64. Internet Archive (accessed 20 Apr 2020)
↑ 3.03.1 D. Kathman, 'Hart, Charles (bap. 1625, d. 1683), actor'. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 2008 (accessed 21 Apr 2020)
↑ Richard Savage, The registers of Stratford-on-Avon, in the County of Warwick, Burials, 1558-1622-3 , London: privately printed, 1905, page 134. Internet Archive (accessed 20 Apr 2020)
↑The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, London, 1854, page xx. Google Books (accessed 21 Apr 2020)