Doug, From researching the subject " The Devine Right of Kings and Queens" over matters of life and death, was first instituted in Mesopotamia(Sumer) probably before 3000BCE and before the Bible(old testament)had its final rewrite around 600BCE and Jesus was not invented until after about 75CE. Neal On Wednesday, July 2, 2014 6:38 PM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: Dear Neal, After further research... see url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p003k9d6 at the 35th minute. Some of Englands great and good intellectuals say that the question of whether Marlowe's death was an assassination by the state or over a private matter; is an open question. There are a number of theories...which one is the right one is open to date. Personally, I wasn't there so I haven't a clue...:-) I hope this helps... ATB Dougie.