Barber, Ros. “Did Christopher Marlowe Fake His Death?” Huffington Post, 6 Apr. 2014, huffingtonpost.com. Barber, Ros. “Shakespeare Authorship Doubt in 1593.” Critical Survey, vol. 21, no. 2, 2009, pp. 83–110. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/41556314.
Nicholas Skeres (March 1563 – c.1601) was a con-man and government informant. Skeres worked as a servant for Thomas Walsingham. He was a government provocateur and a part of discovering the Babington Plot, working as a spy with Francis Walsingham.
Anthony Babington (1561-1586) was an English conspirator famous for being the leader of a plot to murder Queen Elizabeth, known afterwards as “The Babington Plot.” He was born October of 1561 and secretly raised a Roman Catholic. He went on
Deloney, Thomas. A Most Joyfull Songe, made in the Behalfe of All Her Maiesties Faithfull Subjects, of the Great Joy, at the Taking of the Late Trayterous Conspirators: Ballad. Jones, 1586. EEBO, eebo.chadwyck.com.
Hopkins, Lisa. “Christopher Marlowe and the Succession to the English Crown.” The Yearbook of English Studies, vol. 38, no. 1/2, 2008, pp. 183–198. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/20479329. Hopkins, Lisa. A Christopher Marlowe Chronology. Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.