The Life of Sir Thomas More
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Published by Fordham University Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Christianity,
  • Religious,
  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9862363M
ISBN 100823207315
ISBN 109780823207312

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  Thomas More was the key counselor of King Henry VIII of England, who was tried for treason and beheaded in He is remembered for his book Utopia. Learn more at Peter Ackroyd is the author of this pages book making it much shorter than the definite biography of Sir Thomas by Richard Marius. Ackroyd portrays More warts and all giving a balanced view of the controversial man's life and times. More and his contemporaries are Cited by: Excerpt from The Life of Sir Thomas More Some books are valuable for what they teach us and others we prize for what they are. William Roper's book about Sir Thomas More may justly claim a place amongst the select few which are no less rich in matter than pleasing in form/5. The Life of Sir Thomas More () "The King's good servant, but God's first."1. Thomas More was born in Milk Street, London on February 7, , son of Sir John More, a prominent judge. He was educated at St Anthony's School in London. As a youth he served as a page in the household of Archbishop Morton, who anticipated More would become.

In , the year of the Spanish Armada, Thomas Stapleton sat down to write the book Tres Thomae; his subject was the life and works of St. Thomas the Apostle, 4/5(3). Life of Sir Thomas More. Thomas More was knighted and has consequently been known as Sir Thomas More through the later years of his life and through succeeding centuries. On the th anniversary of his death he was canonized by the Roman Catholic church . After Sir Thomas More had given over his office and all other worldly doings therewith, to the intent he might from thenceforth the more quietly set himself to the service of God, then made he a conveyance for the disposition of his lands, reserving for himself an estate thereof only for the term of his life, and after his decease assuring some. Preview this book» What people are The Life of Sir Thomas More: Kt Lord High Chancellour of England Under K Cresacre More, Thomas More Full view - The Life of Sir Thomas More Cresacre More Full view - The Life of Sir Thomas More Cresacre More Full view -

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roper, William, Life of Sir Thomas More. London: Blackie & Son, (OCoLC) Named Person. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Summary and Analysis Book II: The Discourse on Utopia: Community Life Summary In the cities, every street houses 30 families, and these are presided over by a Syphogrant. Thomas More was born on 7 February to Sir John More and his wife Agnes. His father was a successful lawyer who later became a judge. Thomas received a good upbringing and was sent to one of the city’s finest schools, St. Anthony’s School, for his education.