Christopher Marlowe

Dillon Boutin

Christopher Marlowe

This is one of the most well respected pieces created by Christopher Marlowe. This piece help up the ante in the world of poetry during this time. Being one of the worlds newest writers who brought a new style of writing to the table. Christopher Marlowe was very different then other poets he didn't want to just follow in the same writing patterns that were set. He would follow most of the common writing style but he would always add a bit of flare to it to make it personalized.

Christopher Marlowe

Dillon Boutin

O’connell/Bashalany

Roots Of Thought S1

18 November 2014



Christopher Marlowe was born in Canterbury around February 26, 1564. (This was the day on which he was baptized). As a young boy he was awarded a scholarship to attend at the King’s school. When he was attending this school was able to take part in many other education systems like the Corpus Christi College, and Cambridge, from late 1580 until 1587. Christopher Marlowe wasn't much of a traveler he rarely left his home for much and never left the city. Christopher was born in Canterbury where he chose to live for his entire life ever since he was a little boy. He felt that Canterbury would be a good place to start his literary career it had a very slow start with an each finish. He finally managed to get his literary career going but within six short years it was over.


Christopher was a very well respected; loved child growing up. He was given a gift for poetry ever since he could walk he was just extraordinary in the level of which he could comprehend. Many people soon saw this gift that he held and they all wanted him to attend their schools but being part of a middle class family he could not afford to attend a up class school without financial help. These school’s soon realized that his level of knowledge could bring their schools to a new level. The King’s prestigious gentlemen's society gave Christopher a offer that he couldn’t turn down.


Christopher grew up in an average household that didn't have that much money they were definitely not the wealthiest family in the city but they were far from poor. Luckily for Christopher's case he end up getting almost every opportunity dropped in his lap. He definitely hard to show them that he was as good as he says he is. But his talents always shined bright and showed them that he 's writhe of the scholarship and then some.Christopher was a well respected play write, and poet he was always looking for something new to add to his writing to make it better then it was before. He was always looking for some thing to make his work stand out from the rest to make just a little bit different then the average piece. He was defiantly enved by many other play writes; poets around this time for his talents.