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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 church as a saint in 1935. Thomas more biography of thomas more and a searchable collection of works.
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Read works by thomas more for free at read print. Here are some facts about thomas more: thomas more was born in london and lived from 1478 to 1535 he was a lawyer, humanist, statesman and author as well as advisor to henry viii. Read thomas more ’s biography, works and quotes online for free readcentralcom offers the most comprehensive collection of books and writings by thomas more. Biography of sir thomas more, advisor to king henry viii, tudor renaissance english author of 'utopia', catholic martyr and saint. Thomas more was a famous scholar (writer and thinker) of the tudor period he was an important member of henry viii’s privy council but later opposed henry viii’s religious changes.
Thomas more, in full sir thomas more, also called saint thomas more, (born february 7, 1478, london, england—died july 6, 1535, london canonized may 19, 1935 feast day june 22), english humanist and statesman, chancellor of england (1529–32), who was beheaded for refusing to accept king henry viii as head of the church of england. Meet thomas events events blog books journal contact newsletter sign up press kit to top menu home meet thomas events events blog books journal. Sir thomas more (/mɔər/ 7 february 1478 – 6 july 1535), venerated by roman catholics as saint thomas more, was an english lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted renaissance humanist he was also a councillor to henry viii, and lord high chancellor of england from october 1529 to 16 may 1532. Sir thomas more biography thomas more was the trusted adviser of henry viii who was ultimately beheaded for his refusal to accept the kings divorce and the church of england’s split with rome.