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portrait of Thomas More, scholar, statesman, saint

Algernon Cecil

portrait of Thomas More, scholar, statesman, saint

by Algernon Cecil

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Algernon Cecil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA334.M8 C35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 442 p.
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6350338M
    LC Control Number37005051
    OCLC/WorldCa1422556

    Buy This Book in Print summary This Source Book brings together classic texts by and about Thomas More--poet, scholar, statesman, family man, educational reformer, philosopher, historian, and saint. paints for us his portrait of Thomas More. His book is in 1 A Portrait of Thomas More: Scholar, Statesman, Saint, by Algernon Cecil. (Eyre & Spottiswoode; 16/- net.) Here then is a new note in the biography of St. Thomas More (and he has been fortunate in his many biographers).

    Green, John Richard: A Short History of the English People. London, Macmillan and Co., More, Thomas: Utopia with an Introduction and Notes by H. B. Cotterill. Portrait of Thomas Cromwell is a small oil painting by the German and Swiss artist Hans Holbein the Younger, usually dated to between and , when Cromwell, an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII of England from to , was around 48 years old. It is one of two portraits Holbein painted of him; the other is a tondo from a series of.

    Thomas More - Thomas More - Career as king’s servant: On May 1, , a mob of London apprentices attacked foreign merchants in the city. More’s role in quenching this Evil May Day riot inspired a scene, attributed to Shakespeare, in Sir Thomas More, a composite Elizabethan play. More’s success in the thorny negotiations with the French at Calais and Boulogne (September to December From Brand: Catholic Univ of Amer Pr: A Thomas More Source Book official site for thomas friedman ny times columnist and pulitzer prize winning author a searchable database of construction industry information A Thomas More Source Book: 5 of 5 review helpful An excellent sample of More s writings and of writings about him By Patrick J Flood.


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Genre/Form: Biographies History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cecil, Algernon, Portrait of Thomas More, scholar, statesman, saint. Get this from a library.

A portrait of Thomas More, scholar, statesman, saint. [Algernon Cecil]. Gerard B. Wegemer is Professor of English at the University of Dallas. An expert on Thomas More, he is the author of numerous works including Thomas More on Statesmanship () and Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage ().5/5(4).

Thomas More, English statesman, scholar and saint, c Portrait of More () as Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor. statesman More refused to subscribe saint book the Act of Supremacy which made Henry the head of the English Church. In he was imprisoned in the Tower of London, and beheaded on a charge of treason the following year.

Thomas More, in full Sir Thomas More, also called Saint Thomas More, (born February 7,London, England—died July 6,London; canonized ; feast day June 22), English humanist and statesman, chancellor of England (–32), who was beheaded for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as head of the Church of is recognized as a saint by the Roman.

THOMAS MORE is best remembered as the great English statesman, humanist and scholar who refused to submit to Henry VIII and suffered death on the scaffold rather than compromise his belief in the spiritual supremacy of the Pope.

Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), venerated in the Catholic Church as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance also served Henry VIII as Lord High Chancellor of England from October to May He wrote Utopia, published inabout the political system of an imaginary island state.

Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), also known as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, author, and statesman. During his lifetime he earned a reputation as a leading humanist scholar and occupied many public offices, including that of Lord Chancellor from to More coined the word "utopia", a name he gave to an ideal, imaginary island nation whose political system.

Artist: Hans Holbein the Younger – c. Sir Thomas More () was a humanist scholar and statesman, who rose to power under Henry VIII, becoming Speaker of the House of Commons and Lord Chancellor.

Later, he resigned as Chancellor in protest at Henry's proposed divorce from Catherine of Aragon, and then refused to agree to Henry becoming supreme head of the English. As much a work of history as a biography, The Life of Thomas More gives an unmatched portrait of the everyday, religious, and intellectual life of the early sixteenth century.4/5(6).

More liked a joke so much, in fact, that he had his own fool Henry Patenson included in Holbein’s family portrait.

The most compelling proof of Thomas More’s wit, warmth and original way of. In addition, there are several other drawings of More by Holbein in the Royal Collection. Sir Thomas More () was a humanist scholar and statesman, who rose to power under Henry VIII, becoming a Privy Councillor, Speaker of the House of Commons () and Lord Chancellor ().

Thomas More () English statesman, scholar and saint. Portrait by Hans Holbein (c) of More as Lord Chancellor, wearing his chain of office with a formalised Tudor rose as a pendant. Thomas More () English scholar and statesman.

Author of 'Utopia', friend of Erasmus. Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII. Artist's impression of him bidding farewell to his daughter before his execution, 22 June Wood engraving.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1nh01k1n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. The author, who published Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage inknows his subject and has accurately explicated More’s views on law and politics while defending More against recent attacks by revisionist historians and literary critics eager to psychoanalyze another member of the Western literary canon.

Sir Thomas More educational material resource center for teachers and scholars. Online library of More’s complete works, scholarship on Thomas More, and historical and biographical information, concordances, artwork, photos, images and lesson plans relating to the life of Thomas More.

Thomas More (/78–), humanist scholar, author, and statesman, served Henry VIII as diplomatic envoy and Privy Councillor prior to his election as speaker of the House of Commons in The chain More wears in this portrait is an emblem of service to the King, not of any specific office.

erally noted. Some of Thomas More's biographers,l writers about the relation­ ships between Henry VIII and Martin Lu­ ther,2 one biographer of Luther,S and a 1 Algernon Cecil, A Portrait of Thomas More: Scholar, Statesman, Saint (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, ), pp How­ ever, R.

Chambers, Thomas More (London. Sir Thomas More, an Elizabethan biographical history play that survives only in the form of an unpublished prompt-book,¹ was originally written by Anthony Munday and a number of London playwrights between –Though it never seems to have been staged publicly before the twentieth century, Sir Thomas More has had a way of gaining an audience both in its own and latter .Sir Thomas More joined the household of John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, at Lambeth Palace as a boy, before studying at Canterbury College, Oxford, and then returning to London to study became part of an intellectual community of scholars, which included Desiderius Erasmus, and wrote and translated works throughout his most popularly known book, Utopia, was first.With a letter of introduction from the philosopher Erasmus, Holbein entered the rarefied circle of Sir Thomas More (/) and was soon living near him in Chelsea.

More, in a letter back to Erasmus, spoke of Holbein as "a wonderful artist." Famed as a humanist scholar and author of the Utopia, More was a powerful statesman as well.

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