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Sir Thomas More, a play that presents us with a conception of Shakespearean authorship as less singular than collaborative, is back in the news.
(44.) More tells Margaret: "And surely, daughter, it is great pity that any Christian prince should by a flexible Council ready to follow his affections, and by a weak clergy lacking grace constantly to stand to their learning, with flattery be so shamefully abused." See Roper's Life of Sir Thomas More, Knight, c.
(6.) In Sir Thomas More, Utopia: A New Translation, Backgrounds, Criticism, ed.
"Playwrights at Work: Henslowe's, Not Shakespeare's, Book of Sir Thomas More".
Upon the slender reed of such doubtful testimony, which More vehemently denied, the jury, after deliberating all of 15 minutes, found Sir Thomas More guilty of the crime of treason.
On May 16, 1532, one of King Henry VIII's closest theological advisors, Edward Foxe, wrote to a correspondent: "Sir Thomas More has resigned the chancellorship, and Parliament is prorogued until the 5th Nov." (72) St.
Sir Thomas More's star shines ever brighter, in our day of encroaching darkness.
Lumley owned several portraits where the painter is acknowledged: Christina, Duchess of Milan; Sir Henry and Lady Guildford; the cartoon of Henry VIII for the Privy Chamber wall painting; Sir Thomas More; and Erasmus.
Nigel Cooke makes a charismatic and likeable Sir Thomas More.
With Michelle Butterly (Doll Williamson, Poor Woman), Ian Drysdale (John Lincoln, Luggins), Nigel Betts (George Betts, Randall, Wit), Nigel Cooke (Sir Thomas More), Keith Osborne (Suresby, Sir John Munday, Bishop of Rochester), Peter Bramhill (Lifter, Kit, Lady Vanity, Downes),Julian Stolzenberg (Smart, Robin, Master Roper),Jon Foster (Recorder, Harry, Sheriff, Clerk, Catesby) Geoffrey Freshwater (Sir Roger Cholmley, Erasmus, Inclination), Vinette Robinson (Lady Roper), Teresa Banham (Lady More), and others.
Chapter five covers the period from 1516 to 1815, or from the publication of Sir Thomas More's Utopia to Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, and chapter six from 1815 to 1945, or from Waterloo to the end of World War II.
This situation with Catholic judicial nominees today is remarkably similar to what happened to Sir Thomas More, who refused to swear the oath making Henry VIII head of the church in England.