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The life of Thomas More

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed. in the U.S.AView all editions and formats
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A biography of Catholic martyr and saint, Thomas More, discussing his formidable intellect, political skill, and the steadfast faith that resulted in his beheading when he refused to follow King Henry VIII's lead in severing England's ties to the Catholic Church.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Thomas More, Saint; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England; Thomas More, Saint; Thomas More
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 0385477090 9780385477093 0385496931 9780385496933
OCLC Number: 39169980
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 447 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: This Dark World --
Pretty Plays of Childhood --
St Anthony's Pigs --
Cough Not, Nor Spit --
Set on His Book --
Duty is the Love of Law --
Most Holy Father --
We Talk of Letters --
If You Want to Laugh --
The Wine of Angels --
Holy, Holy, Holy! --
Craft of the City --
Milk and Honey --
A Jolly Master-Woman --
Kings' Games --
The Best Condition of a Society --
Wholly a Courtier --
He Sat Upon a Throne of Gold --
My Poor Mind --
Eques Auratus --
I Am Like Ripe Shit --
Long Persuading and Privy Labouring --
Thy Foolish Face --
You Are But one Man --
Foolish Frantic Books --
We Poor Worldly Men of Middle Earth --
Infinite Clamour --
All the Beasts of the Woods --
The Wrath of the King Means Death --
The Weeping Time --
Peck of Troubles --
Call Forth Sir Thomas More --
The King is Good Unto Me.
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.
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A biography of Catholic martyr and saint, Thomas More, discussing his formidable intellect, political skill, and the steadfast faith that resulted in his beheading when he refused to follow King Henry VIII's lead in severing England's ties to the Catholic Church.

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