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More wrote with a stick of charcoal on cloth; King Henry VIII had ordered his books and writing materials to be removed. He was already a respected philosopher and writer throughout Europe.
But to his English contemporaries, he was most famous as a lawyer. He was a brilliant jurist; he served in parliament and on diplomatic missions. Unlike most royal servants, he had unimpeachable integrity.
He could not be bribed. He believed, above all else, in the impartial supremacy of the law. As Chancellor, he worked industriously to promote justice and faith in the courts. More was deeply pious.
He recognized the abuses of the Catholic church, but he believed it could reform itself from within. He could not accept spiritual reformation via secular power. As a young man, he had been torn between a career in the church and a career in law.
Though he had chosen the latter, he never lost his passion for theology. After resigning the chancellorship, More retired to his family home.
He attempted to live modestly and quietly, hoping to be left alone. But he was too famous and respected to be forgotten.
Henry VIII knew that his controversial reformation would be far more credible if men such as More accepted it. He simply could not repudiate the spiritual authority of the papacy. And so he was arrested in the spring of He was kept in the Tower of London for over a year, under increasingly harsh conditions.
More was finally charged with high treason and tried at Westminster on 1 July Despite his brilliant defense, he was found guilty and executed on 6 July. The news shocked all of Europe. More was later canonized by the Catholic church.
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Farewell, my dear child, and pray for me, and I shall for you and all your friends, that we may merrily meet in heaven. I thank you for your great cost. I pray you at time convenient recommend me to my good son John More.
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