Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe,[1] an aa kent as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 Februar 1564 – 30 Mey 1593), wis an Inglis playwricht, poet an translator o the Elizabethan era.

Christopher Marlowe
An anonymous portrait in Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, believed tae show Christopher Marlowe.
Bornbaptised 26 Februar 1564
Canterbury, Kent, Ingland
Dee'd30 Mey 1593 (aged 29)
Deptford, Kent, Ingland
ThriftPlaywricht, poet
LeidEarly Modren Inglis
Leeterar muivementInglis Renaissance theatre
Notable warksHero and Leander, Edward the Second, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus


  1. "Christopher Marlowe was baptised as 'Marlow,' but he spelled his name 'Marley' in his one known surviving signature." David Kathman. "The Spelling and Pronunciation of Shakespeare's Name: Pronunciation."