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Sir Thomas More.

Sir Thomas More.

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Published by Printed for the Shakespeare society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • More, Thomas, -- Sir, Saint, -- 1478-1535 -- Drama,
  • Sir Thomas More (Drama)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementnow first printed. Edited by the Rev. Alexander Dyce.
    SeriesIn Amyot, Thomas, ed. A supplement to Dodsley"s Old plays. [London] 1853 -- v. 3., Shakespeare society. Publications, no. 23. (Vol. III, no. 3, in the L. C. set)
    ContributionsDyce, Alexander, 1798-1869., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, [3], 102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16267090M
    OCLC/WorldCa4432558


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Thomas More is known for his book Utopia and for his untimely death inafter refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of England.

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The popular image is of a man – principled, steadfast, courageous – who placed his own conscience above his king’s demands. Yet if you were to ask More’s contemporaries to describe. Sir Thomas More (Saint Thomas More), –, English statesman and author of Utopia, celebrated as a martyr in the Roman Catholic Church.

He received a Latin education in the household of Cardinal Morton and at Oxford. Through his contact with the new learning and his friendships with Colet, Lyly, and Erasmus, More. 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().

Book One Summary: In Book One, Thomas More describes the circumstances surrounding his trip to Flanders where he has the privilege of meeting Raphael Hythloday.

This first part of Utopia chronicles the early conversations between More, Peter Giles, and Hythloday.

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out of 5 stars A REMARKABLE BOOK, AND EXAMPLE OF RENAISSANCE HUMANISM Reviewed in the United States on Decem Thomas More (–) was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist/5(7).

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More's book imagines a complex, self-contained community set on an island, in which people share a common culture and way of life.

Note: The characters of More, Giles, and Morton all correspond in biographical background to actual historical people, Sir Thomas More (author of Utopia), the Humanist thinker Peter Giles, and former Chancellor of England Cardinal John fictional characters of the book, however, should not be considered to be direct translations of these historic personalities to.

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 and has sometimes been known as Saint Thomas More.

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.

Thomas More - Thomas More - Career as king’s servant: On May 1,a mob of London apprentices attacked foreign merchants in the city.

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He was canonized by Pius XI in May Though the man is greater than the writer and though nothing in his life “became. 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.

This is an elegant, well-illustrated little book which contains a short letter or rumination on Sir Thomas More, the man, by Hilary Mantel. The letter is thought-provoking in some ways, but not of the same genre or caliber of Mantels fiction/5. Sir Thomas More. Sir Thomas More (), English statesman, lawyer, humanist, saint, poet, and author, was one of the most versatile and talented men of his age.

He held important government positions, including serving as lord chancellor. 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 Can-terbury and Lord Size: 1MB.

D oes the world really need another edition of Thomas More’s Utopia. Kept in print more or less continuously since it was first published inthe translations and editions of this book, not to mention the scholarly interpretations and academic dissertations based upon this slender volume, would likely constitute the mass of a medium-File Size: 2MB.

Sir Thomas More (–) was a counsellor to Henry VIII of England and a revered Renaissance humanist scholar. He was executed for refusing to acknowledge the king as head of the Church of England and was eventually canonized by the Catholic Church as a result.

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.

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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.