This giant beech tree on Thomas Walsingham's estate at Scadbury has the initials 'C M' carved
vertically in the bark. Further up the trunk, on the other side, several 'W's' have been carved.



On 18th May 1593, Henry Maunders was dispatched by the Privy Council to arrest Marlowe at Thomas Walsingham's manor house, Scadbury near Chislehurst, Kent.

Read about how Thomas Walsingham was connected to the three men present in the room where Marlowe is supposed to have been killed at The Marlowe Society page: