In 1935, pope pius xi declared more a saint, and he became known as st thomas more or, more commonly, sir thomas more more's most important work is utopia it was written in latin and would not be translated into english until 1551, several years after his death. The works of sir thomas more english poems a rueful lamentation, 1503 the words of fortune to the people, c1504 pageant of life, or pageant verses, 1496-1504. Thomas more’s utopia is in many respects a typical product of renaissance humanism in fact, we might argue that due to its publication in the sixteenth century it provides a later example and certainly one much more likely to have been influenced by the half century of italian and northern.
Sir thomas more was born in london on february 7, 1477 his father, sir john more, was a barrister (lawyer) and later became a judge as a young child, more went to st anthony's school, and at the age of 13, thomas more became a page for john morton, the archbishop of canterbury and lord chancellor. Sir thomas more timeline created by cy123263 feb 7, 1478 date and place of birth i published my most famous work, utopia jun 1, 1521 work achievements the life of saint ignatius of loyola see more science and technology timelines. Sir thomas more background born on the 7th of february 1478 and died on the 6th of july 1935 which was just 4 month's ago thomas more came from a quite wealthy and successful background as his father was a very famous lawyer. The author, sir thomas more, appears as a character alongside his real-life friend, peter giles giles and more are joined by raphael hythloday: a man who describes the island of utopia giles and more are joined by raphael hythloday: a man who describes the island of utopia.
Thomas more was born in london on february 7, 1478, son of judge sir john more he studied at oxford university and later studied law at new inn one of his first works was a translation of a latin biography of pico della mirandola, published in 1510. The life of sir thomas more (1478-1535) the king's good servant, but god's first 1 thomas more was born in milk street, london on february 7, 1478, son of sir john more, a prominent judge. Thomas hobbes david hume immanuel kant gottfried leibniz john locke niccolo machiavelli john stuart mill the complete works of st thomas more this is the complete text of utopia by thomas more the life of sir thomas more. The english works of sir thomas more volume the first reproduced in facsimile from william rastell's edition of 1557, and edited with a modem vmion of the same by w e campbell with inuoduaions and philological. Thomas more was formally beatified by pope leo xiii, in the decree of 29 december, 1886 in 1935, he was canonized by pope pius xi more was a ready writer and not a few of his works remained in manuscript until some years after his death, while several have been lost altogether.
At chelsea, more wrote the famous work entitled utopia, a witty exposé of the superficiality of english life and the flagrant vices of english law thomas more and henry viii in 1529, sir thomas more was appointed by henry viii lord chancellor of england. Sir thomas more life, facts, timeline: lawyer, humanist and saint research topics history essays british history henry viii tudor life more, thomas saint sir thomas more is famous for his stand against signing the act of supremacy, which made henry viii the head of the church instead of the pope. Thomas more was born in london on february 7, 1478 his father, sir john more, was a lawyer and judge who rose to prominence during the reign of edward iv his connections and wealth would help his son, thomas, rise in station as a young man thomas' mother was agnes graunger, the first wife of john. 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, author of utopia.
Sir thomas more is an elizabethan play and a dramatic biography based on particular events in the life of the catholic martyr thomas more, who rose to become the lord chancellor of england during the reign of henry viii. Preface [halsall] sir thomas more was born in london in 1478, and died on tower hill in 1535, along with bishop john fisher of rochester in 1935 he was canonized, along with fisher, as a martyr for the catholic faith. Thomas more was born on 7 february 1478 to sir john more and his wife agnes his father was a successful lawyer who later became a judge thomas received a good upbringing and was sent to one of the city’s finest schools, st anthony’s school, for his education. The play is about the life of sir thomas more, the tudor lawyer and polymath who was sentenced to death for refusing to recognise henry viii as supreme head of the church in england the work was initially written by anthony munday between 1596 and 1601.
Thomas more on statesmanship, by gerard wegemer if there is one historical figure whose life and work most closely resembled that of sir thomas more, it would likely be the roman statesman marcus tullius cicero. Sir thomas more, 1478-1535 the english statesman, sir thomas more, later canonized as saint thomas more (1935), was born the son of a lawyer who later became a judge he was educated at st anthony's school and was appointed a page in the home of archbishop (later cardinal) morton, who sent him to canterbury hall, oxford, in the early 1490s. Thomas more was knighted and has consequently been known as sir thomas more through the later years of his life and through succeeding centuries on the 400th anniversary of his death he was canonized by the roman catholic church and has sometimes been known as saint thomas more.
Thomas more was born in london on february 6, 1478, to john and agnes more, whose families were connected with the city's legal community his father, john more, was the butler at the lawyer's club, lincoln's inn, as his father was before him. Thomas more, christian humanism, catholicism and utopia thomas more (1478-1535) was an english lawyer and scholar whose writings became famous throughout europe in the early sixteenth century. Thomas more is known for his 1516 book utopia and for his untimely death in 1535, after refusing to acknowledge king henry viii as head of the church of england he was canonized by the catholic.