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Sir Thomas More: The Blessed Thomas More

Henri Bremond

The book ""Sir Thomas More: The Blessed Thomas More"" by Henri Bremond is a comprehensive biography of the life and legacy of Sir Thomas More, a prominent figure in English history. More was a lawyer, philosopher, and politician who served as Lord Chancellor under King Henry VIII.The book begins with a detailed account of More's early life, including his education and his decision to become a lawyer. It then explores his political career, including his role in the English Reformation and his opposition to Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon.Bremond also delves into More's personal life, including his family, his religious beliefs, and his famous work ""Utopia."" The book provides a nuanced portrait of More, highlighting both his strengths and his flaws.The final section of the book focuses on More's martyrdom and subsequent canonization as a saint by the Catholic Church. Bremond examines the historical context of More's execution and the impact it had on English and Catholic history.Overall, ""Sir Thomas More: The Blessed Thomas More"" is a thorough and engaging biography of one of England's most fascinating and complex historical figures.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 228
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.52in - 0.75lb
  • EAN: 9781428619043
  • Categories: HistoricalLettersEssays