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Kings good servant, Sir Thomas More, 1477/8-1535

J. B. Trapp

Kings good servant, Sir Thomas More, 1477/8-1535

by J. B. Trapp

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Published by National Portrait Gallery in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535 -- Exhibitions,
    • Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Relations with humanists -- Exhibitions,
    • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Exhibitions,
    • Humanists -- England -- Biography -- Exhibitions,
    • Christian martyrs -- England -- Biography -- Exhibitions,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Exhibitions,
    • England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] J. B. Trapp and Hubertus Schulte Herbrüggen.
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsSchulte Herbrüggen, Hubertus, joint author., National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA334.M8 T7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination147 p. :
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4281640M
      ISBN 100904017206
      LC Control Number78307848

      Sir Thomas More and Family is a lost painting by Hans Holbein the Younger, painted circa and known from a number of surviving copies.. The original was destroyed in in a fire at Schloss Kremsier (Kroměříž Castle), the Moravian residence of Carl von Liechtenstein, archbishop of Olmutz.A study by Holbein for the painting survives in the Kunstmuseum Basel (Öffentliche Kunstsammlung. King Richard the Third in Council By Sir Thomas More (–) From History of King Richard III.

        Peter Ackroyd's The Life of Thomas More is a masterful reconstruction of the life and imagination of one of the most remarkable figures of history. Thomas More () was a renowned statesman; the author of a political fantasy that gave a name to a literary genre and a worldview (Utopia); and, most famously, a Catholic martyr and into the professional classes, Thomas More. Before the axe fell More implored the spectators to bear witness that he died "the king's good servant, and God's first". His body was unceremoniously buried beneath the floor of the nearby Chapel of Saint Peter ad Vincula, to rest with other victims of Henry's wrath (soon to include Anne Boleyn and Thomas .

        Sir Thomas More () The Life of Sir Thomas More () "The King's good servant, but God's first." Thomas More was born in Milk Street, London on February 7, , son of Sir John More, a prominent judge. He was educated at St Anthony's School in London. As a youth he served as a page. The Life of Sir Thomas More () "The King's good servant, but God's first." Patron Saint: Lawyers Thomas More was born in London on February 7, , the son of Sir John More, a prominent judge. During his life he gained a reputation as a .


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Kings good servant, Sir Thomas More, 1477/8-1535 by J. B. Trapp Download PDF EPUB FB2

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James Monti's work, "The Kings Good Servant But God's First," provides an excellent overview St Thomas More's life and writings; but a much greater focus is based upon his writings. Monti's treatment of More's oeuvre is skillfully researched, comprehensive, informative, and /5(14).

This biography of Saint Thomas More tells his life story using Kings good servant writings and many of the early biographies, along with the most recent scholarship (the book was publish inso "most recent" is relative). The book covers everything from birth to death, along with some comments about More's historical impact in an epilogue/5.

The King's Good Servant but God's First is a meticulously documented work with over 1, footnotes that makes considerable use of recent research regarding the life, writings and times of Saint Thomas More. Hence this book was also written to provide Morean and Reformation scholars with a new synthesis based upon these materials.

"This book is an eye-opener. Monti, a very skilled research. +44 (0) [email protected] Home My Account Shopping Cart FAQs Contact Us. Thomas More, the king’s good servant but God’s first July 6th, Headsman On this date inSir — later Saint — Thomas More kept his.

The Life of Sir Thomas More () "The King's good servant, but God's first."1 Thomas More was born in Milk Street, London on February 7,son of Sir John More, a prominent judge. He was educated at St Anthony's School in London. Thomas More is known for his book 'Utopia' and for his untimely death inafter refusing to acknowledge King Henry VIII as head of the Church of England.

Who Was Thomas More. Thomas More. 63 pages, 56 unnumbered pages of plates: 24 cm The life and times of Sir Thomas More during the reign of King Henry the Eighth Photos. by H.N.

Loose are identical with those in Thomas Morus by W. Nigg, published in Freiburg by Herder in 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.

Notes: (1) J. Trapp and H. Herbrüggen, 'The King's Good Servant': Sir Thomas More, /, exh. cat., London, National Portrait Gallery,no. ; now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

(2) It is not known when More received his collar of SS, with its Tudor badge of a rose, which signified that he was in royal service. Thomas More (pictured below) was born in London on February 7, He was educated at St. Anthony's School in London, then the best in the city.

More managed to get a placement with the family of the Archbishop of Canterbury through his father's influence (Sir Thomas More, Senior, was a prominent local barrister and judge).

English statesman and writer Sir Thomas More () is best remembered as both a humanist scholar-as author of the classic political satire *Utopia*-and a religious martyr: he was beheaded by King Henry VIII for refusing to acknowledge the monarch as the head of the Church of England.

Much of what we know about his life comes courtesy of this biography, by his son-in-law, English Reviews: 1. Selected Letters (Yale Edition of the Works of St Thomas More.

Modernized) by More Thomas Sir Saint and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Thomas More refused to swear the Oath of Succession because doing so meant denying the supremacy of the Pope.

He did not have a problem with acknowledging Anne Boleyn as Queen, but signing the Oath of Succession would declare Henry’s first marriage invalid and as this had been sanctioned as valid by a papal dispensation would therefore deny the supremacy of the Pope.

Portrait of Sir Thomas More - Portrait of Sir Thomas More. oil on canvas. x cm. (30 x 25 in.) Price: £ Enquire about this item. Notes. Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), also known as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, author, and statesman who in his lifetime gained a reputation as a.

Facsimile examples also in The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: A Guide to its Collections (New Haven, ), Plate XI; in J.B. Trapp and Hubertus Schulte Herbrüggen, ‘The King's Good Servant’: Sir Thomas More / (National Portrait Gallery, London, ), p.

; and in A Thomas More Source Book, ed. Gerard B. Wegemer. Sir Thomas More (7 February to“ 6 July ), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More sincewas an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important councillor to Henry VIII of England and.

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.

Peter Ackroyd's The Life of Thomas More is a masterful reconstruction of the life and imagination of one of the most remarkable figures of history. Thomas More () was a renowned statesman; the author of a political fantasy that gave a name to a literary genre and a worldview (Utopia); and, most famously, a Catholic martyr and into the professional classes, Thomas More 4/5(6).Sir Thomas More () Sir Thomas More was born in the City of London on 7th February and was the son of the prominent lawyer Sir John More and his wife Agnes.

He was executed on Tower Hill in London on 6th July for being brave enough to oppose King Henry VIII.