Place of Saint Thomas More in English Literature & History
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Published by Haskell House Pub Ltd .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11517411M
ISBN 100838305237
ISBN 109780838305232
OCLC/WorldCa232725628

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Thomas More is known for his book 'Utopia' and for his untimely death in , after refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of :// (aka 'History of the Passion') Complete [.pdf] - TMS Library The Sadness of Christ () Part I - TMS Library Part II - TMS Library Part III - TMS Library Part IV - TMS Library Part V - TMS Library Correspondence Excerpt from a letter to Bishop John Fisher, Thomas More to his Children, Thomas More to his Children,   Thomas More was born on 7 February in London, the son of a successful lawyer. As a boy, More spent some time in the household of John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury. He later studied at   Introduction. Thomas More is one of the most important figures of the English Renaissance. Scholar, statesman, lawyer, author, family man, and saint (canonized by Pope Pius XI in ), he is considered by many an example of virtue, while others criticize him for his intolerance and ://

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 a "marvellous man." Thomas More spent several months in the Tower of London. He was tried for his refusal to sign the Oath of Supremacy. More was beheaded July 7, However his history does not stop there. Four hundred years later he was canonized by Pope Pius XI. Sixty-five years afterwards, in , Pope John Paul II made him the patron saint of civil   By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had enjoyed more editions, spin-offs and translations. Crusoe’s world-famous novel is a complex literary confection, and it   More’s book, in some ways a work of early science fiction, gave rise to a whole new genre of writing. Judging from that literature, there are really two kinds of ://

Thomas More married his first wife, Jane Colt in They would have four children together before her death in Their marriage was reportedly happy and Thomas often tutored her in music and literature. After Jane's death in , Thomas quickly remarried to ?saint_id=   Sir Thomas More ( - ) was the first person to write of a 'utopia', a word used to describe a perfect imaginary world. More's book imagines a complex, self-contained community set on an island, in which people share a common culture and way of :// 2 days ago  Thomas More - Thomas More - Years as chancellor of England: Together with Tunstall, More attended the congress of Cambrai at which peace was made between France and the Holy Roman Empire in Though the Treaty of Cambrai represented a rebuff to England and, more particularly, a devastating reverse for Cardinal Wolsey’s policies, More managed to secure the inclusion of his   ‘The Book of Sir Thomas More’ is the only surviving literary manuscript in Shakespeare’s hand. Here Andrew Dickson describes how the scene Shakespeare wrote for the play contains a moving plea for the plight of ://