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Christopher Marlowe

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Born: 26 February 1564 Died: 30 May 1593

Born and residing in: United Kingdom


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Description: Christopher Marlowe was born in Canterbury around February 26, 1564 (this was the day on which he was baptized). He went to King's School and was awarded a scholarship that enabled him to study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, from late 1580 until 1587. Marlowe earned his bachelor of arts degree in 1584, but in 1587 the university hesitated in granting him his master's degree. Its doubts (perhaps arising from his frequent absences, or speculation that he had converted to Roman Catholicism and would soon attend college elsewhere) were set to rest, or at least dismissed, when the Privy Council sent a letter declaring that ... (more)
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1. Lesson Faust (1994)
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2. Edward II (1991)
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4. Doctor Faustus (1967)
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1. Edward II (1970)
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