Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Thomas Nashe
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Thomas Nashe’s fierce writing style drew him into numerous controversies throughout his lifetime. He was born in November 1567 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, as the third child of William Nashe and his second wife Margaret. He left Lowestoft to be educated at St John’s College, Cambridge, and then moved to London in 1588. Here, his circle of literary acquaintances led to both friendships and feuds.

Nashe collaborated with writers such as Be…

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Apolloni, Jessica, “Thomas Nashe”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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