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Thomas More : a biography

Author: Richard Marius
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography describing the life, work, and times of the Lord Chancellor and champion of the Catholic Church.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marius, Richard.
Thomas More.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1984
(OCoLC)558024474
Named Person: Thomas More, Saint; More; Thomas More, Sir saint; Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Marius
ISBN: 0394459822 9780394459820
OCLC Number: 10779399
Description: xxiv, 562 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
From early life to the Inns of Court --
Priesthood or marriage? --
Public career to 1515 --
Thomas More and the Renaissance --
More and Erasmus --
The history of King Richard III --
The Richard Hunne affair --
Church and state in More's career --
The building of Utopia --
Utopia's religion and Thomas More's faith --
Utopia: Concluding postscript --
Thomas More, royal councillor --
Household, family, and private life --
More, Erasmus, and the green years, 1516-21 --
The Greek New Testament --
Luther and the Protestant Reformation --
Thomas More, Theological councillor --
The four last things: death and dying --
The Reformation continues --
William Tyndale: the coming of the Reformation to England --
Public defender of the faith --
Elevation to Lord Chancellor --
Lord Chancellor and King --
Thomas More and the heretics --
Defeat and departure --
Last months of freedom --
More in prison --
The last days.
Responsibility: Richard Marius.

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A biography describing the life, work, and times of the Lord Chancellor and champion of the Catholic Church.

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