More, Sir Thomas
- (also St. Thomas). (1478–1535) English statesman and author.
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More,Sir Thomas — More (môr, mōr), Sir Thomas. 1478 1535. English politician, humanist scholar, and writer who refused to comply with the Act of Supremacy, by which English subjects were enjoined to recognize Henry VIII s authority over the pope, and was… … Universalium
More, Sir Thomas — ▪ English humanist and statesman Introduction also called Saint Thomas More born February 7, 1478, London, England died July 6, 1535, London; canonized May 19, 1935; feast day June 22 English humanist (humanism) and statesman, chancellor of… … Universalium
MORE, Sir Thomas — (1477/78 1535) Known throughout the world for his authorship of Utopia, Thomas More wrote humanist, polemical, and devotional works in Latin and English. Lawyer, politician, humanist, statesman, and lord chancellor, he was executed on grounds of… … Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary
More, Sir Thomas — (1478–1535) Statesman, Political Philosopher, Saint and Martyr. More was educated at the University of Oxford, England, and trained as a lawyer. He became a Member of Parliament in 1504 and rose to be Lord Chancellor, succeeding Cardinal… … Who’s Who in Christianity
More, Sir Thomas — (1478 1535) Historical and political writer, s. of Sir John M., a Justice of the King s Bench, was b. in London. In his 16th year he was placed in the household of Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was wont to say, This child here waiting… … Short biographical dictionary of English literature
More, Sir Thomas — See The History of King Richard III (More) … Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses
MORE, SIR THOMAS — Chancellor of England, born in London; was the lifelong friend of Erasmus, and the author of Utopia, an imaginary commonwealth; succeeded Wolsey as Chancellor, but resigned the seals of office because he could not sanction the king s action in … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Sir Thomas More (play) — Sir Thomas More is an Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others that depicts the life of Thomas More. It survives only in a single manuscript, now owned by the British Library. Its main claim to fame is that three pages of it may have been… … Wikipedia
Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet — Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, Bart Vice Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy Born … Wikipedia
Sir Thomas Metham — Sir Thomas Metham † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sir Thomas Metham A knight, confessor of the Faith, died in York Castle, 1573. He was eldest son of Thomas Metham, of Metham, Yorkshire, and Grace, daughter of Thomas Pudsey, of Barford, and … Catholic encyclopedia