Sir Thomas More (The Blessed Thomas More) by Henri Bremond

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Published by Duckworth, Benziger in London, New York .

Written in English

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

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Statementby Henri Brémond ; translated by Harold Child.
SeriesThe saints
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL14042248M

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Jun 27,  · 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 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 VIII.

The play is considered to be written by Anthony Munday and Characters: Thomas More, Earl of Shrewsbury. Utopia [Thomas More] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Thomas More's Utopia is one of the most influential books in western literature.

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Book I More tells how, when he was in the Low Countries on government business, he was introduced by his friend Peter Giles to Raphael Hythloday, a veteran trav Sir Thomas More Biography Critical Essays The Composition of Utopia; Study Help Quiz.

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A wonderful work, and a great addition to any collection/5(7). 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. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Utopia Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. 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.

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 humanist. He was a councillor to Henry VIII and also served as Lord High Chancellor of /5.

Sir Thomas More wrote Book 1 of Utopia in two parts. The first version served only as an introduction to Book 2, while the second version is far more subtle and explores many issues of More's day. The first version of Book 1 ended just before More's final sentence explaining that before going into a description of Utopia, he thought it would be.

This is part of the only surviving play script to contain Shakespeare's handwriting. Three pages of the manuscript, ff. 8r, 8v and 9r, have been identified as Shakespeare’s, based on handwriting, spelling, vocabulary and the images and ideas expressed.

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Utopia Introduction. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away was the commonwealth of, almost. Arguably one of the first books to invent an imaginary world, Thomas More's Utopia describes the travels of one man, Raphael Hythloday, to an undiscovered island that he considers to be the best country on earth.

Nope, he's not exaggerating. Mar 04,  · Sir Thomas More - audiobook Anthony MUNDAY (. - ) Sir Thomas More is a collaborative Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others depicting the life and death of. In 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.

Dec 02,  · This book is all about the fictional country called Utopia. It is a country with an 'ideal' form of communism, in which everything really does belong.

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.

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.

Utopia Summary. In Book 1, Thomas More (not only the author, but also a main character) arrives in Antwerp on a business trip where he runs into an old friend, Peter Giles. Home › Reading Recommendations › Ten Great Books To Celebrate St.

Thomas More. Written in the Tower of London while More was awaiting execution for refusing to betray his faith, this book is a fictional dialogue between a young man, Vincent, and his mortally. The Works of Sir Thomas More, including Utopia, History of King Richard III, Poems, and Epigrams.

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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 or Saint Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), was an English writer, lawyer, and statesman.

He held many important jobs including Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord Chancellor and advisor to the King Henry also invented the word "utopia", which means: "an ideal place to live".This is described in the book he wrote called Utopia. More's most important work, published in The name, which is Greek, means No-Place, and the book is one of the most famous of that series of attempts to outline an imaginary ideal condition of society which begins with Plato's 'Republic' and has continued to our own time.

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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. 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. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sir Thomas More books online.

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