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A Man for All Seasons Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 5 Summary

Sir Thomas More arrives at Hampton Court and Cromwell informs him that Rich will be recording the conversation. More asks what he is charged with and Cromwell denies any charges. More tells Rich to write that down, there are no charges. Cromwell tells him the King is not pleased and wants More to agree with the Bishops and Parliament. No honor will be denied him if he would just agree. Cromwell talks about the Maid of Kent, who was executed for treason. He suggests that More knew and did not report. More tells him the conversation was not of a political nature and that he has witnesses. Cromwell tells him there are charges that are more serious.

Cromwell brings up the book In Defense of the Seven Sacraments, which Henry VIII wrote with More's help. He suggests More wrote the book, but More denies this...

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