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[mahr-loh] /ˈmɑr loʊ/
Christopher, 1564–93, English dramatist and poet.
Julia (Sarah Frances Frost Sothern) 1866–1950, U.S. actress born in England (wife of E. H. Sothern). Unabridged
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Christopher. 1564–93, English dramatist and poet, who established blank verse as a creative form of dramatic expression. His plays include Tamburlaine the Great (1590), Edward II (?1592), and Dr Faustus (1604). He was stabbed to death in a tavern brawl
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