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  1. More, Thomas More, Sir Thomas Morenoun

    English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state

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    Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) was an English lawyer, author, philosopher, and statesman who served as Lord High Chancellor of England from 1529 to 1532. He is most known for his book "Utopia," wherein he defines an ideal state. A devout Catholic, More refused to acknowledge King Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church of England, leading to his conviction for treason and execution. He is recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church.

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  1. Sir Thomas More

    Sir Thomas More is a collaborative Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others depicting the life and death of Thomas More. It survives only in a single manuscript, now owned by the British Library. The manuscript is notable because three pages of it are considered to be in the hand of William Shakespeare and for the light it sheds on the collaborative nature of Elizabethan drama and the theatrical censorship of the era. In 1871, Richard Simpson proposed that some additions to the play had been written by Shakespeare, and a year later James Spedding, editor of the works of Sir Francis Bacon, while rejecting some of Simpson's suggestions, supported the attribution to Shakespeare of the passage credited to Hand D. In 1916, the paleographer Sir Edward Maunde Thompson published a minute analysis of the handwriting of the addition and judged it to be Shakespeare's. The case was strengthened with the publication of Shakespeare's Hand in the Play of Sir Thomas More by five noted scholars who analysed the play from multiple perspectives, all of which led to the same affirmative conclusion. Although some dissenters remain, the attribution has been generally accepted since the mid-20th century and most authoritative editions of Shakespeare's works, including The Oxford Shakespeare and the Arden Shakespeare, include the play. It was performed with Shakespeare's name included amongst the authors by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2005.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sir thomas more in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sir thomas more in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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