Thomas Kyd

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Noun1.Thomas Kyd - English dramatist (1558-1594)
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Kyd, Thomas (1588) The tragedy of Soliman and Perseda.
Of course, most professors and students will likely be drawn to Forker's seemingly definitive attribution of the play to George Peele, since for centuries it has been ascribed in part or in whole to various playwrights, including William Shakespeare, Michael Drayton, Robert Greene, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Lodge, Christopher Marlowe, and Anthony Munday, as well as to Peele.
Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Nashe, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, Thomas Dekker, and others all spent time in prison "as a direct or indirect consequence of their writing." In assigning punishments, the Master of Revels was limited solely by his personal discretion, and in circumstances where a writer could be held accountable even for the "indirect consequences" of plays, the need to appear respectful of "societal norms" was paramount.