Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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More, Thomas
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A. Life

The English statesman and Humanist Thomas M. was born on February 6, 1478 (or 1477) in London, where he died on July 6, 1535. He was canonized as a Catholic martyr in 1935. His father was a lawyer and later a judge of the Court of the King's Bench. Until around 1490 M. attended St. Antony's School in London, studying with the Latinist Nicholas Holt, and he then served as page in the household of the future Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord Chancellor, John Morton. He studied at Oxford from 1492 to 1494, and from 1494 to 1501 [8.12] he studied law in London (New Inn, from 1496 Linc…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara (Frankfurt am Main), “More, Thomas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004916>
First published online: 2015



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