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More, Sir Thomas [St Thomas More] (1478-1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr

Seymour B. House

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780192802903
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19191
More, Sir Thomas [St Thomas More] (1478-1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr

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Education and legal training | Spiritual training | Marriage and early career | Utopia | Defence of humanism | More and his household | Royal councillor | Early polemics | The rise of English heresy | Lord chancellor | Legal reforms | More as parishioner | More and the English Reformation | Opposition to the royal divorce | Second defence against Tyndale | Final manoeuvres | Personal troubles | Trial and imprisonment | Aftermath

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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