Like many of his contemporaries, Shakespeare’s early years were spent working with and for several playing companies. Although he may not have performed in every company, he was involved with the Queen’s Men, the Admiral’s Men, the Earl of Pembroke’s.
Christopher Marlowe 1564 – 1593 The Passionate Shepherd
Christopher Marlowe - was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. He greatly influenced William Shakespeare, who rose to become the pre-eminent Elizabethan playwright after Marlowe’s mysterious early death.
Christopher Marlowe was a poet and playwright at the forefront of the 16th-century dramatic renaissance. His works influenced William Shakespeare and generations of writers to follow. christopher Marlowe's literary career lasted less than six years.