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Marlowe, Christopher

     
Marlowe, Christopher
(1564-93) an English poet and writer of plays, whose most famous plays are Dr Faustus, Edward II, and Tamburlaine the Great. Many people think he influenced the work of Shakespeare. He was killed in a fight in a tavern.

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