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We’re Not Kyding, Tom

On this date in 1593, London playwright Thomas Kyd was arrested and tortured by the Privy Council for libel. Advertisements

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Kyd Has Kip Marlowe Kuffed on This Date

On this date in 1593, playwright Thomas Kyd’s accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for fellow playwright Christopher Marlowe. Ten days later, Marlowe was stabbed to death. Scholars have never resolved whether or not the arrest was connected … Continue reading

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