Thomas More


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Noun1.Thomas More - English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheadedThomas More - English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
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SIR THOMAS MORE AND HIS 'UTOPIA.' Out of the confused and bitter strife of churches and parties, while the outcome was still uncertain, issued a great mass of controversial writing which does not belong to literature.
One of the most attractive and finest spirits of the reign of Henry VIII was Sir Thomas More. A member of the Oxford group in its second generation, a close friend of Erasmus, his house a center of humanism, he became even more conspicuous in public life.
This student was named Thomas More. He was the son of a lawyer who became a judge, and as a little boy he had been a page in the household of Morton, the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Socrates's condemnation of himself to be maintained in all honor in the Prytaneum, during his life, and Sir Thomas More's playfulness at the scaffold, are of the same strain.
Among her topics are form and deformity in Richard, the player and the audience, Thomas More's Richard, the princes: repetition with a difference, Libyan Richard, revisions and transpositions, and turning reading into writing.
This range refers to Sir Thomas More's challenge to privacy in Utopia, and John Milton's spiritual privacy in Paradise Lost.
Thomas More Catholic Newman Center, where Coleman attended services for nearly 50 years.
Sir Thomas More (7 February 1478-6 July 1535), is today venerated by Catholics as Saint Thomas More.
School groups including St Augustine's, St Gerard's and St Gabriel's, St Peter's, St Thomas More's and St Edward's came to the cathedral, with up to eight priests hearing confessions during busier times.
Joseph Swan Academy hosted the year eight local round with teams from Joseph Swan, Heworth, St Thomas More and Thomas Hepburn taking part.
The historical scope reaches from Thomas More's Utopia of 1516 to 1800 and the French Revolution, a point at which utopias began, Blaim argues, to have a more direct real-world function (4).
TALENTED volleyball player Millie Wootton has collected the Sean Morley Sporting Excellence Award, which is given at St Thomas More RC School in memory of a former pupil who was tragically killed two years ago.