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Christopher Marlowe Many major and influential authors emerged during the Renaissance Among these talented individuals was Christopher Marlowe Marlowe and his fellow writers of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries impacted the course of writing which preceded their life Their works continue to be read and studied by numerous people to this day Christopher Marlowe was a dominant English poet and playwright who perhaps was William Shakespeares most important predecessor in England Britannica 917 Of all writers in the Elizabethan era he was perhaps the most dashing tempestuous and appealing Microsoft Encarta Although Marlowe was considered the most important dramatist prior to Shakespeare his entire career as a playwright lasted only six years Marlowe was born on February 6th 1564 in Canterbury England His father John Marlowe was a shoemaker and tanner His mother Catherine Author was the daughter of a clergyman Marlowe attended Kings School in Canterbury England At Kings School he received a very regimented education which was considered one of the best available during that time The school day began and ended with a prayer at six am and five pm respectively In addition to daily instruction in religion and music they also sang the morning mass in the Cathedral The boys were allowed to speak solely in Latin even while at play He was granted a scholarship established by Matthew Perry to attend Corpus Christi College in Cambridge Gale Research After receiving his BA in 1584 he became known as Dominus Marlowe At age twenty-one his motto was That which nourishes me destroys me Kunitz 823 This statement foretold and shaped his writing style From thereafter many absences from the university were recorded In 1587 he was allowed to obtain his Masters only after the Privy Council sent a letter to the university making it very clear that his service to the government had frequently taken him abroad He left Cambridge after six and a half years of
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