1558, Nov1580s-15941594, Aug
an English playwright, the author of The Spanish Tragedy, and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama. Although well known in his own time, Kyd fell into obscurity until 1773. The success of Kyd's plays extended to Europe. Versions of The Spanish Tragedy and his Hamlet were popular in Germany and the Netherlands for generations.
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11/06/1558-Playwright Thomas Kyd is baptized
05/18/1593-Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe
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