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  1. Christopher Marlowe By: Mitch Udstuen Jaccob Reaser

  2. Early Biography • Christopher Marlowe was born and or christened at St. Georges church in Canterbury on February 26, 1564. He was murdered on May 3o, 1593, ten days after his trial for convicted blasphemy. • He was born and raised in Canterbury. His father was a shoemaker, named John Marlowe. His family life was very tragic. He was one of nine children, and only 2 of the nine survived past birth. All of the children were born by the time he was leaving to attend Cambridge University.

  3. Famous works • Some of his most famous works are • Dido queen of Carthage • Ovid’s Amore’s • The First Book of Lucan • The Massacre at Paris • The First Book of Lucan • One of his most famous works

  4. Works • The Massacre at Paris • OvidsAmores

  5. His contribution • Many people have said that William Shakespeare actually took his literature from Marlowe based on how similar their writings were. • One of his many contributions were his writing for poetry and plays