1591 – A Watershed Year for Oxford and the English Theatre

1591 – A Watershed Year ...

By Alexander Waugh Abstract: This article provides evidence that Thomas Churchyard, Thomas Nashe and Christopher Marlowe were among the playwrights lodged in Oxford’s scriptorium at St Peter’s Hill in 1591 and explains how an ignominious rent scandal – the cause of a quarrel between Churchyard and Oxford – insp....