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More, Sir Thomas

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Pronunciation: /mɔː
 
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Definition of More, Sir Thomas in English:

( 1478–1535), English scholar and statesman, Lord Chancellor 1529–32; canonized as St Thomas More. His Utopia (1516), describing an ideal city state, established him as a leading humanist of the Renaissance. He was imprisoned in 1534 after opposing Henry’s marriage to Anne Boleyn, and beheaded for opposing the Act of Supremacy. Feast day, 22 June.

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