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date: 06 August 2020

Marlowe [Marley], Christopherlocked

(bap. 1564, d. 1593)
  • Charles Nicholl


Marlowe [Marley], Christopher (bap. 1564, d. 1593), playwright and poet, was baptized at St George's, Canterbury, on 26 February 1564, the second of the nine children of John Marlowe (c.1536–1605), shoemaker, and his wife, Katherine (d. 1605), daughter of William Arthur...

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