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30 May – The stabbing of Christopher Marlowe

On this day in Tudor history, 30th May 1593, famous Elizabethan playwright and rather colourful character Christopher Marlowe was stabbed to death.

Find out what happened in this #TudorHistoryshorts video...

If you have more time, then you can watch this longer video on Marlowe's death and the inquest:

And you can find out more about Marlowe and the theories regarding his death the video I did for February 26 – Christopher Marlowe – a rather colourful character!:

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30 May – The stabbing of Christopher Marlowe