Thomas More

Thomas More

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author

Biography: Sir Thomas More, known to Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important councillor to Henry VIII of England and was Lord Chancellor from October 1529 to 16 May 1532. He was canonized by Pope Pius XI in 1935. He is commemorated by the Church of England as a Reformation martyr.

Source/Notes: Utopia: or the happy republic: A philosophical romance by Sir Thomas More, to which is added the New Atlantis by Lord Bacon. With a preliminary discourse, containing an analysis of Plato's Republic, by J. A. St. John (1845 edition)

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