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Thomas Kyd

Dramatist and Playwright Thomas Kyd

Profession: Dramatist and Playwright

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Author of "The Spanish Tragedy", and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama.

Born: November 6, 1558
Birthplace: London, England
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: July 16, 1594 (aged 35)

Events in the Life of Thomas Kyd

  • 1593-05-18 Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe

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