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Matt Butigian 11/11/13English Christopher MarloweOn February 6, 1564 a famous play writer and poet named Christopher Marlowe was born in Canterbury, England. He was considered the first great English dramatist and the most important Elizabethan dramatist before William Shakespeare. He attended the University of Cambridge in England. In his short lifespan from 1564 to 1593 his play righting only lasted six years eventually dying on May 30, 1593.In Christopher Marlowe's life span he has been to jail a few times. His first play to ever be shown is believed to be Dido, Queen of Carthage between 1587 and 1593. When Marlowe was born his dad's work was a shoemaker while the mother was ...view middle of the document...

However, he denied that the papers were his and said that it was a mix up of his and Marlowe's papers. Marlowe was taken to court after being accused of making the documents on the riots.One day Marlowe was invited over to Ingram Frazier's house. Marlowe believed that he was asked to attend because they were friends. At the house Frazier and Marlowe began to get into a heated argument. This led Frazier stabbing Marlowe to death. In the end Marlowe's life was short but he was a successful play writer and poet. Other than being just a poet he was also an international web of secret service. This is believed that the service was the cause of Frazier killing Marlowe.After learning and studying about Chris Marlowe, when it comes to poetry and play righting he seemed very smart, but anything else he caused tons of trouble and a lot of problems. Even though he was a trouble-maker the fans overlooked it and made Marlowe a famous and popular writer.Citations1) Marlowe, Christopher (1564-1593) (2004). The Hutchinson Dictionary of the Arts.2) "MARLOWE, Christopher." (n.d.): Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.3) Thompson, Rowling J. "The death of Christopher Marlowe." Http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/. Thanatos House, 14 Rutland Park, Sheffield S10 2PB, UK, 29 Oct. 2013. Web. 15 Jan. 1999.4) Denniston, Elliot. "Christopher Marlowe." Research Guide To Biography & Criticism (1986): 407-411 Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition. Web. 29 Oct. 2013.

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