Was Marlowe Really Murdered?

The Murder of Christopher Marlowe…

The Murder of Christopher Marlowe

Was Marlowe Really Murdered?

 


For the past 50 years or so, a theory has been put forth that Christopher Marlowe was not murdered at all. The proposition is that his killing was faked, and that Marlowe escaped from inevitable prosecution as a heretic by fleeing abroad. The main proponent of this theory, Calvin Hoffman, maintained in numerous writings that Christopher Marlowe was the author of the plays of Shakespeare. The outlines of his theory go something like this…



Was Marlowe Really Murdered?

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