In Shakespeare's comedies, sex is not only connected to marriage, but postdates it. Prospero in The Tempest insists to his prospective.
Early editions of Shakespeare's plays sometimes ignored or censored slang and sexual language, but the First Folio is full of innuendo and rudeness.
The sexuality of William Shakespeare has been the subject of recurring debate. It is known from public records that he married Anne Hathaway and that they had.