Christopher Marlowe: Poet and Spy

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frontispiece The putative portrait of Christopher Marlowe at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
1'The South West View of Canterbury', from an engraving in 1751, made from an earlier sketch
2Baptismal font of the church of St George the Martyr, Canterbury
3Extract from the church register of St George the Martyr: 'The 26th day of February was christened Christofer the sonne of John Marlow'
4The Marlowe house, which survived into the early 1940s, seen from narrow St George's Lane in Canterbury
5The old King's School in the Almonry buildings at Canterbury, viewed from the south
6Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and St Botolph's Church, engraved in 1827 from a view looking north from a corner of Silver Street and Trumpington Street
7A plan of Corpus Christi College, showing the 'Store house' room where Marlowe lived, as No. 4, near the north-west corner of the Old Quad
8Marlowe and Francis Kett, who was later burned for heresy: Corpus Christi's Buttery Book for Easter term 1581
9Marlowe loses his scholarship: Corpus Christi's Audit Book for 1580/1
10Marlowe's name in the Buttery Book again, 1581
11The signatories on Katherine Benchkin's will of August 1585: John Marley, Thomas Arthur, Christofer Marley, and John Moore
12The Corpus Christi College portrait, photographed in black and white before its restoration
13Matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury, from a painting made in about 1573
14Sir Francis Walsingham, from an oil painting of about 1585
15The only known illustration of James Burbage's famously popular flagtopped 'Theater' or 'Theatre', north of London's walls at Shoreditch
16The Royal Exchange in London, from an engraving of a contemporary print
17A picture which may show the actor Edward Alleyn in the dress of Tamburlaine, from Richard Knolles, The Generall Historie of the Turkes, 1597


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