New Sightings of Christopher Marlowe in London

December 2008
Early Theatre;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the discovery of new material relating to events involving poet-playwright Christopher Marlowe between mid-1587 and early 1589. The material is among the legal records at the National Archives at Kew in London, England. On October 9, 1588, Edward Elvyn, Marlowe's contemporary at Cambridge, filed a lawsuit against Marlowe when the loan to Elvyn was not repaid. On August 10, 1587, James Wheatley filed a lawsuit against Marlowe for refusing to return a horse and a tackle to Wheatley.


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