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  • Hardcover
  • 378
  • A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More
  • John Guy
  • English
  • 10 April 2020
  • 9780007192311

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    Free read A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) Free download ô eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF å John Guy This is an extremely well written and exhaustively researched book from a well known specialist in Tudor history John Guy has written extensively on Sir St Thomas More but this book focuses on his relationship with his eldest daughter Margaret affectionately known as Meg Unlike most women of the time her intelligence was recognize

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) This book intrigued me because I know the story where Meg goes to The Tower and retrieved her father's head after it had been on Traitor's Gate I know the story about More and Henry VIII but I was hoping to lear

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) Free download ô eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF å John Guy This is a very readable biographical account in tandem of Sir Thomas More author scholar statesman martyr and his eldest daughter Margaret While Thomas's story is very well known the author shows that Meg herself

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) While not absorbing by any stretch of the imagination this was an interesting and solidly researched insight into Sir later Saint Thomas More a

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) Technically the book is about Thomas More's career but Margaret is a focus for the few chapters there are records of her activities and literary efforts She was a very fine translator of both Greek and Latin texts and was a perceptive scholar even finding errors in Erasmus's work It was interesting to see how Peter Giles Erasmus and More interacted with each other and how their lives turned out influenced by each other The auth

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    Free download ô eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF å John Guy [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) John Guy å 8 Characters My TLS reviewMartyr's child ‘John Guy A DAUGHTER'S LOVE THOMAS AND MARGARET MORE’ Review TLS 27 February 2009 p 10Thomas More was beheaded on July 6 1535 His story is well known The role of his daughter Margaret Roper in that story less so John Guy whose last subject was Mary ueen of Scots has found a new tragic heroine in Marg

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) The title is somewhat misleading This is really a light biography of Thomas More where Margaret plays the main supporting role rivaled only by Erasmus The result is a readable enough book although while some figures are introduced others seem to just drop in out of nowhere It is at its best explaining how More an avowed humanist known for his sense of humor and relatively open mind ended up burning a few here

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) A solid rendering of Thomas More's life and thought While the tone is basically one of scholarly history it is not uite as dense as Peter Ackroyd's biography of More Therefore it is easier to comprehend More's thought and principlesOne thing though the thorough explication of More's reason for refusing King Henry's oath namely refu

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) John Guy å 8 Characters Free download ô eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF å John Guy John Guy's forte is Tudor England and this history presents an informative story of a man who pushed many social and intellectual boundaries while rigidly adhering to the narrowest of Catholic theologies More is fascinating enough but his daughter Margaret perhaps stands out even further in a society where women rarely enjoyed educ

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    [Read] (A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More) I enjoyed this book a lot but was disappointed that I didn't close it having a really good picture of Margaret in my head I guess that this was part of the author's point In the end Margaret gave much of what she had to make sure that her father's memory and especially his writings didn't die with him This is a beautiful account of

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A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More

Download ¶ A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Happiness that came to be overwhelmed by the forces of ambition deceit and treachery. Technically the book is about Thomas More s career but Margaret is a focus for the few chapters there are records of her activities and literary efforts She was a very fine translator of both Greek and Latin texts and was a perceptive scholar even finding errors in Erasmus s work It was interesting to see how Peter Giles Erasmus and More interacted with each other and how their lives turned out influenced by each other The author found good resources that offered a greater insight into More s life and what all surrounded his ultimate break with the king

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Download ¶ A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF This book will break open a secret It is a gripping tale of love loyalty and domestic. This book intrigued me because I know the story where Meg goes to The Tower and retrieved her father s head after it had been on Traitor s Gate I know the story about More and Henry VIII but I was hoping to learn about the man s personal life which I did His daughter Meg made sure his writings and letters were preserved and published which helps us understand the man This covers details about Utopia which I enjoyed I believe he and his daughter Meg were brilliant even if I didn t always agree with their views Besides being the King s Lord Chancellor he was social philosopher lawyer and humanist His friendship with the philosopher Erasmus is covered in this book I was intrigued how his mind worked too be so Catholic but to insist on women s education to dream up a fictional Utopia and trick the world then to turn around and to burn heretics to help their souls He was definitely an interesting man I believe the first socialist of his time I know how books were banned but this goes into detail about what they had to go through to be published An interesting part of the book is where Wolsey stepped in and helped Meg when she was arrested for publishing her book Even though it was dry in parts I enjoyed it

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Download ¶ A Daughter's Love Thomas and Margaret More ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF From the award winning author of 'My Heart is My Own The Life of Mary ueen of Scots'. A solid rendering of Thomas More s life and thought While the tone is basically one of scholarly history it is not uite as dense as Peter Ackroyd s biography of More Therefore it is easier to comprehend More s thought and principlesOne thing though the thorough explication of More s reason for refusing King Henry s oath namely refusing to betray his conscience and thereby damn his soul sounds sort of well um Protestantuntil you can get your head around the idea a he believed that he must base his conscience on the teachings of the Catholic Church NOT to figure it out for himself from reading the Bible himself and bthat the Church wins by majority rule because it s been around longer and has adherents living and dead than the adherents to the King s and Parliament s acts of succession I m not really going to go into the idea that maybe then the theology of the Egyptian pharohs supercedes the Catholic Church cause it lasted longer and had even adherentsI m really not Guy weaves Margaret s life into the timeline of Thomas life As is freuently the case with medieval and early Renaissance history documentary evidence for women s lives is scarce on the ground Guy uses as much historical evidence as he can to full advantage including More s letters to his daughter proscribing her from publishing her work It really isn t until the last 2 chapters that the book justifies its title but when it finally gets there the portrayal is very affectingAlong with Maragret s life is a good deal of material about all of More s family father aunts siblings all the children foster children and in laws This not only helps contrast the various members behavior with Margaret s and boy there be lots of contrast but gives us a fuller picture of life in Tudor England So many people had multiple marriages and families which made for very convoluted connections between people Just check out how a man against whom More had ruled in a civil suit wound up being on the jury judging More No six degrees of separation here