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Sir Thomas More (1478-1538)

George Reuben Potter

Sir Thomas More (1478-1538)

by George Reuben Potter

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Published by L. Parsons, Small, Maynard and Company in London, Boston .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Richard Potter.
    SeriesThe Roadmaker series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2322 .P6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination188 p. incl. front. (port.)
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6696678M
    LC Control Number26026535
    OCLC/WorldCa2878723

      Sir Thomas More, venerated in the Catholic Church as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a Chancellor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from to /5(38). Sir Thomas More educational material resource center for teachers and scholars. Online library of More’s complete works, scholarship on Thomas More, and historical and biographical information, concordances, artwork, photos, images and lesson plans relating to the life of Thomas More, author of Utopia.

    Book Reviews ; Features & Interviews ; Falstaff Awards and knights More, now Sir Thomas, in recompense. What’s more, the King has named More to the Privy Council. More is somewhat overwhelmed. As the Mayor is commanded to make a report of all that has occurred for the King’s sake, More and Shrewsbury leave for court. Rise up, Sir. Sir Thomas More was a well-known Renaissance humanist, lawyer, author, philosopher and statesman, who lived from to and is particularly revered among Roman Catholics for his views on religion. More was born in London and studied at the elite y’s School and then went on to study at the University of Oxford.

    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.   Today’s selection is drawn from the play The Book of Sir Thomas More, which had a half-dozen authors working on it in the late s as it made its way to production. The section below, edited from two different parts of More’s speech and omitting some of the crowd’s response, has been widely attributed by scholars to Shakespeare.


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Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), venerated in the Catholic Church as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance was also a Chancellor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England Sir Thomas More book October to May He wrote Utopia, published inabout the political system of an imaginary Children: Margaret, Elizabeth, Cicely, and John.

Thomas More, in full Sir Thomas More, also called Saint Thomas More, (born February 7,London, England—died July 6,London; canonized ; feast day June 22), English humanist and statesman, chancellor of England (–32), who was beheaded for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the Church of is recognized as a saint by the Roman.

Sir Thomas More is an Elizabethan play and a dramatic biography based on particular events in the life of the Catholic martyr Thomas More, who rose to become the Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry play is considered to be written by Anthony Munday and Henry Chettle and revised by several writers.

The manuscript is particularly notable for a three-page handwritten Characters: Thomas More, Earl of Shrewsbury. 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 ‘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 immigrants.

Sir Thomas More lay unpublished as a manuscript for about two hundred years, then receiving a publication as Shakespeare in book form. The play was a collaboration between several authors, and several portions of it were subjected to censorship.

The play does have some points of interest particularly in dealing with this Catholic martyr who /5(10). Sir Thomas or Saint Thomas More, depending on your affiliation, Utopia, (greatly influenced by Plato's The Republic) is a satire about tumultuous English politics published in Raphael Hythloday a Portuguese traveler when Portugal ruled the seas with a very unlikely name for a native of that country/5.

The narrative form of Book 1 is a conversation of Hythloday with Thomas More and Peter Giles, and of Book 2 the form is a monologue by Hythloday. Hythloday, speaking in Book 1, agrees with Plato and the people of Utopia that "as long as everyone has his own property, there is no hope of curing them and putting society back into good condition."/5().

Utopia Sir Thomas More BOOK II. THE island of Utopia is in the middle miles broad, and holds almost at the same breadth over a great part of it; but it grows narrower toward both ends.

Its figure is not unlike a crescent: between its horns, the sea comes in eleven miles broad, and spreads itself into a great bay, which is environed with land to the compass of about miles, and is well. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

This dark day in history, known as Evil May Day, was portrayed in a then-banned play called The Book of Sir Thomas More, believed to be written between and William Shakespeare and two Author: Anne Quito.

Other articles where The Book of Sir Thomas More is discussed: William Shakespeare: Collaborations and spurious attributions: a scene or so for The Book of Sir Thomas More (c. –) when that play encountered trouble with the censor. Collaborative writing was common in the Renaissance English stage, and it is not surprising that Shakespeare was called upon to do some of it.

Book One Summary: In Book One, Thomas More describes the circumstances surrounding his trip to Flanders where he has the privilege of meeting Raphael first part of Utopia chronicles the early conversations between More, Peter Giles, and three men discuss a wide range of civil, religious and philosophical issues.

Sir Thomas More (/ˈmɔːr/; 7 February 6 July ), venerated by Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance was a councillor to Henry VIII and also served as Lord High Chancellor of England from October to 16 May More opposed the Protestant Reformation, in particular the theology of Martin /5.

Sir Thomas More’s Utopia explained with chapter summaries in just a few minutes. Course Hero Literature Instructor Russell Jaffe provides an in-depth summary and analysis of Book 1. By: Sir Thomas More () He was a trusted aide of Henry VIII, but when he supposedly opposed the monarch's second marriage, he was thrown into prison and executed for treason.

More than two hundred years later, he was canonized as the patron saint 5/5(2). Today we know Sir Thomas More primarily as the author of Utopia, and as one of the more famous martyrs of Henry VIII’s reign.

The popular image is of a man – principled, steadfast, courageous – who placed his own conscience above his king’s demands. Yet if. Sir Thomas More Characters Sir Thomas More Even though Bolt announces in his preface that he tried to avoid the perils of having his characters represent something, symbolism turns out to be a major force driving the action of the play, as most characters are motivated by More’s reputation as a moral man, not by More’s individual.

St Thomas More's Feast Day is on J G.K. Chesterson said it best in "Thomas More is important today, but he is not as important now as he will be in years from today." In an age of moral and cultural relativism, it behooves us to remember why Quite simply, More stood up for the truth.

For what he knew to be right. 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.

Book I represents the negative side of the picture which More intends to create, the statement of what is wrong with "civilization" in his time.

A few incidental references comparing the state of affairs in contemporary Europe with the manners and government of a nation on a remote island called Utopia leads into the discussion in the second book.utopia by thomas more.

table of contents. introduction. discourses of raphael hythloday, of the best state of a commonwealth. of their towns, particularly of amaurot.

of their magistrates. of their trades, and manner of life. of their traffic. of the travelling of the utopians. of their slaves, and of their marriages. of their military discipline.Sir Thomas More, son of Sir John More, a justice of the King’s Bench, was born inin Milk Street, in the city of London.

After his earlier education at St. Anthony’s School, in Threadneedle Street, he was placed, as a boy, in the household of Cardinal John Morton, Archbishop of File Size: 1MB.