trial of Saint Thomas More by Daniel Sargent

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  • More, Thomas, -- Sir, Saint, -- 1478-1535 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Trials (Treason) -- England -- London.

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Other titlesTrial of Saint Thomas More
StatementDaniel Sargent
SeriesCatholic historical review -- Vol.22, no.1
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Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL16607933M

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Sir Thomas More's Speech at his Trial. More have I not to say, my lords, but that like as the blessed apostle Saint Paul, as we read in the Acts of the Apostles, was present and consented to the death of Saint Stephen, and kept their clothes that stoned him to death, and yet be they now twain holy saints in heaven, and shall continue there.

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 also served Henry VIII as Lord High Chancellor of England from October to May He wrote Utopia, published inwhich describes the political system of an imaginary island en: Margaret, Elizabeth, Cicely, and John.

The Trial and Execution of Sir Thomas More: Account in a Paris Newsletter The Trial of Sir Thomas More: Selected Letters The Trial of Sir Thomas More Knight, Lord Chancellor of England, for High Treason in denying; the King's Supremacy, May 7, the 26th of Henry VIII.

The Trial of Thomas More for Treason In Novemberbills were introduced in Parliament that would eventually lead to More's trial and execution. The Act of Supremacy, the law enacted in declared Henry to be the supreme head of the Church of England (formalizing the clergy's earlier submission to.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Thomas More's Trial by Jury A collection of all the major documents from Thomas More's treason trial inanalyzed by a team of legal and Tudor scholars. This study draws on extant scholarship and provides fresh analyses of the source documents.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reynolds, Ernest Edwin, Trial of St Thomas More. New York: P.J. Kenedy, © (OCoLC) Sir Thomas having continued a Prisoner in the Tower somewhere more than a Twelvemonth, for he was committed about the middle of Apriland was brought to his Trial on the 7th of May, he went into the Court leaning on his Staff, because he was much weakened by his Im­prisonment, but appeared with a cheerful and composed Countenance.

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Eerdmans, ). Wegemer, Gerard B., Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage (Scepter, ). Wegemer, Gerard B. and Smith, Stephen W. (Editors), A Thomas More. The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi rs speculate that the works were buried in response to a letter from Bishop Athanasius declaring a strict canon of Christian scripture.

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 Catholic.

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More’s argument for refusing to swear an oath making Henry VIII head of the Church of England (and husband of whomever he pleased) was based on the principle that regal.

Saint, knight, Lord Chancellor of England, author and martyr, born in London, 7 February, ; executed at Tower Hill, 6 July, He was the sole surviving son of Sir John More, barrister and later judge, by his first wife Agnes, daughter of Thomas Graunger.

While still a child Thomas was sent to St. Anthony's School in Threadneedle Street, kept by Nicholas Holt, and when thirteen.

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Thomas More was the first great Christian humanist to write in English. He was close friends with Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutchman who was also a scholar and committed Christian. They studied and translated the Greek classics and both agreed that humor was a more persuasive weapon in the literary arsenal than dry l This birth-to-death biography 4/5(8).

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 you were to ask More. Stephanie Mann compares and contrasts the portrayals of St. Thomas More from Robert Bolt's classic script "Man for All Season" and the contemporary "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel.

Thomas More was born in London on February 7, His father, Sir John More, was a lawyer and judge who rose to prominence during the reign of Edward IV. His connections and wealth would help his son, Thomas, rise in station as a young man.

Thomas' mother was Agnes Graunger, the first wife of. This is the story of Sir Thomas More, Henry VIII' s chancellor, who was imprisoned at the Tower of London in for refusing to accept the King as Head of.

Thomas More Source Book. An anthology of the most famous and important writings by or about Thomas More. Click on the image to order the book from Amazon. The table of contents and study questions are below. Click on to expand a selection.

Documents that are not yet available online are greyed out. Also find all the study questions below in PDF. An excellent exhibit on St. Thomas More at the John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C., suggests that More was a martyr for religious liberty.

Here’s why. – Saint Thomas More Although I know well, Margaret, that because of my past wickedness I deserve to be abandoned by God, I cannot but trust in his merciful goodness.

His grace has strengthened me until now and made me content to lose goods, land, and life as. Reflections on St Thomas More: an 'uncomfortable' witness for our time Jan 1st, Thomas More was an exemplary family man, professional and witness whose figure continues to be acutely relevant for the modern day, argued three Opus Dei priests in a series of lectures on the saint.

The Trial of Sir Thomas More Knight, Lord Chancellor of England, for High Treason in denying; the King's Supremacy, May 7, the 26th of Henry VIII. Thomas More: A Man for All Seasons The Trial Of Thomas More: Links and Bibliography. Thomas More - Thomas More - Career as king’s servant: On May 1,a mob of London apprentices attacked foreign merchants in the city.

More’s role in quenching this Evil May Day riot inspired a scene, attributed to Shakespeare, in Sir Thomas More, a composite Elizabethan play. More’s success in the thorny negotiations with the French at Calais and Boulogne (September to December He edited The Thomas More Source Book () with Dr.

Stephen W. Smith, and is currently editing a paperback series of More’s major works. Senior Advisors: +Dr. Clarence Miller (), Professor Emeritus at St. Louis University, served from to as the Executive Editor of Yale University’s The Complete Works of St. Thomas More. As More himself wrote: “Let historians begin to show either prejudice or favouritism, and who will there be to lend any credence at all to histories?” Dr Joanne Paul is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Sussex.

She is the author of books on Thomas More (Polity, ) and the Dudley family (forthcoming, ). The Utopia of Sir Thomas More, in Latin by Thomas More Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust Digital Library from the edition of Marchand in English from the 1st ed.

of Ralph Robynson's translation inwith additional translations, introduction and notes by J. Lupton. More would stand trial for his life.

The trial of Sir Thomas More for treason opened in Westminster Hall on July 1, Although a jury of twelve men would have the final say, More had to understand that a verdict of guilty was inevitable.Great Books Programs at Thomas More College “I die the King’s good servant – and God’s first.” The last recorded words of St.

Thomas More, before his martyrdom in As the Lord High Chancellor of England, Thomas More’s love for King and Country was great, but as. Thomas More (pictured below) was born in London on February 7, He was educated at St. Anthony's School in London, then the best in the city. More managed to get a placement with the family of the Archbishop of Canterbury through his father's influence (Sir Thomas More, Senior, was a prominent local barrister and judge).

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