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  • Thomas Harriot (c.1560 - 1621)
    Thomas Harriot ( Oxford, ca. 1560 – London, 2 July 1621) — or spelled Harriott , Hariot , or Heriot — was an English astronomer, mathematician, ethnographer, and translator. He is sometimes credited wi...
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    George Chapman (c.1559 - 1634)
    George Chapman ( Hitchin [Hertfordshire], c. 1559 – London,12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator, and poet. He was a classical scholar whose work shows the influence of Stoicism. Chapman ha...
  • Sir Walter Raleigh (aft.1552 - 1618)
    Find-a-Grave Memorial #11918 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Ra...
  • Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland (1564 - 1632)
    Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland (April 27, 1564—November 5, 1632), is known for the circles he moved in as well as for his own achievements. He acquired the sobriquet The Wizard Earl, due to ...
  • Christopher Marlowe (bef.1564 - 1593)
    Christopher Marlowe (baptised on 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day.[2] He...

"The School of Night is a modern name for a group of men centred on Sir Walter Raleigh that was once referred to in 1592 as the "School of Atheism". The group supposedly included poets and scientists Christopher Marlowe, George Chapman and Thomas Harriot. There is no firm evidence that all of these men were known to each other, but speculation about their connections features prominently in some writing about the Elizabethan era."

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