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Shortly before 26 February 1564 CM, poet and playwright, was born at Canterbury, the second child and eldest son in a family of nine; his elder sister died in 1568. Bibliographic Citation link.
30 May 1593 CM, spy, homosexual, poet, and playwright, was fatally stabbed in the head at a private house in Deptford near London where a room had been booked for supper for four men. Bibliographic Citation link.
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