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 (mär′lō), Christopher 1564-1593.
English playwright and poet whose development of blank verse influenced Shakespeare. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (c. 1587) and Edward II (c. 1592).
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(Biography) Christopher. 1564–93, English dramatist and poet, who established blank verse as a creative form of dramatic expression. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (1590), Edward II (?1592), and Dr Faustus (1604). He was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl
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(ˈmɑr loʊ)

Christopher, 1564–93, English playwright.
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He grew remarkably drunk, and then he began to recite poetry, his own and Milton's, his own and Shelley's, his own and Kit Marlowe's.
For answer Sylvia hummed the first verse of that famous song writ by Kit Marlowe.
Lyly, Peele, Greene, Marlowe. Shakspere, 1564-1616.
"It was one Sunday I walked with brother Marlowe, who was an aged man, one of the local preachers, all the way to Hetton-Deeps-- that's a village where the people get their living by working in the lead-mines, and where there's no church nor preacher, but they live like sheep without a shepherd.
Naumann has been painting the Saints drawing the Car of the Church, and I have been making a sketch of Marlowe's Tamburlaine Driving the Conquered Kings in his Chariot.
(Alliance News) - Support services firm Marlowe PLC said Monday it acquired safety consultancy firm Quantum Risk Management Ltd for up to GBP7.2 million.
Stabbed to death in a pub brawl at the age of 29, atheist, homosexual, state spy: Christopher Marlowe's life is as incredible as some of his great on-stage creations, not least Dr Faustus.
10 October 2018 - UK-based support services group Marlowe plc (LSE: MRL) has acquired UK-based testing and inspection services provider Tersus Consultancy Ltd.
Departing from the emphasis on integration that is prevalent in forced migration and settlement literature, Marlowe advances the concept of belonging as a lens through which to examine refugee settlement.
The Huntley Community School District 158 school board recently approved hiring Anthony Venetico as the next principal of Marlowe Middle School starting July 1.
Tragedy and Trauma in the Plays of Christopher Marlowe. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2015.
Experts have long speculated that he had help, and now, Christopher Marlowe is getting some credit.