Thomas More Essay | The Renaissance Spirit of Thomas More

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The Renaissance Spirit of Thomas More

Summary: Sir Thomas More, Henry VIII's "right-hand man" in the 16th century, was the embodiment of the Renaissance spirit with many contributions to free speech, religious beliefs and education. He later became chancellor of England.
Imagine being a head chancellor of a country, being able to hang out with the king and be his right-hand man. From 1521 to 1532 that's what Thomas More did, for King Henry the 8th. From this he became famous. Thomas More was an outstanding example of showing the Renaissance spirit. From writing "Utopia," being one of the best scholars in Europe, and finally being the chancellor of England.

One reason Thomas More showed outstanding Renaissance Spirit, was from him writing "Utopia." This book described and encouraged religious freedom. Thomas More believed in religious freedom and supported it through is writings. During the Renaissance, religious freedom was becoming a big issue and more people were finally realizing they were being misinformed. There were many popes claiming to be the "real" pope and their way to translate and teach the Bible was correct, and other popes were...

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