International Thomas More Bibliography


Note: The following Table of Abbreviations is meant to be used in conjunction with The International Thomas More Bibliography and with the various Chronologies and Calendars for Thomas More, John Fisher and John Colet. Any comments, corrections, suggested additions or queries can be sent to the editor at

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Table of Abbreviations

Acts of Court L. Lyell and F.D. Watney, eds. Acts of Court of the Mercers' Company, 1453–1527. Cambridge: University Press, 1936.
Allen or EE Allen, P. S., H. M. Allen and H. W. Garrod, eds. Opus epistolarum Des. Erasmi Roterodami. 11 vols. and index. Oxford: Clarendon P, , . [Volumes available online at]
ARCR Allison, A. F., and D. M. Rogers. The Contemporary Printed Literature of the English Counter-Reformation between and . Volume I: (with the collaboration of W. Lottes) Works in Languages other than English. Volume II: Works in English. Aldershot: Scolar P, .
ASD Erasmus. Opera Omnia. Amsterdam, New York: North-Holland Co., –   .
Beal Beal, P., ed. Sir Thomas More. Index of English Literary Manuscripts. Vol. I: . 5 vols. London: Mansell; New York: R. R. Bowker, . 1/2: 347–54. Available online at For More see and Sir Thomas More () [Also includes MSS descriptions for George Cavendish, Thomas Elyot, John Heywood,and William Tindale.]
BL British Library Catalogue Online. The British Library was created on : Prior to this, the national library was part of the British Museum, [See entry for BM] which provided the bulk of the holdings of the new library (Wikipedia).
BM British Museum Library. The British Museum. Manuscripts listed under the BM in older books and catalogues are now held in the British Library (see BL): Archive material held by the British Museum Department of Manuscripts (usually with references beginning Add) and some other Museum records (before ) are now held by the British Library. Central Government records concerning the administration of the Museum, including various records of the Museum building, are held by the National Archives.
BNF Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Boswell Boswell, Jackson C. Sir Thomas More in the English Renaissance: An Annotated Catalogue. Intro. Anne Lake Prescott. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 83 Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, . [Covers the period from to .]
Bridgett Fisher Bridgett, Thomas Edward. Life of Blessed John Fisher. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, , 2nd ed. , . 2nd edition of has an Appendix of Documents (453–508). Available online at
Bridgett More Bridgett, Thomas Edward. The Life and Writings of Sir Thomas More. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1891. Online at
Bruce Bruce, John. Certain Observations on the Circumstances which occasioned the Death of Fisher, Bishop of Rochester. Archaeologia 25 (1834): 61–99, Appendix of Documents on pp.89–99. Online at Google Books.
Budé Epistolae 1520 Epistolae Gulielmi Budaei regii secretarii. [Paris]: Vaenundantur in officina Iodoci Badii, 20 August 1520. Online at [Gibson #125. Also known as "Epistolae priores"]
Budé Epistolae 1521 Epistolae Gulielmi Budaei regii secretarii. Basileae, In Aedibus Andreae Cartandri, Mense Februario, Anno M. D. XXI. [February 1521/22?] Online at [Reprint of 1520 Epistolae priores with different foliation.]
Budé Epistolae 1522 Epistolae Gullielmi Budaei, secretarii regii, posteriores. [Paris]: Vaenundantur Iodoco Badio, March 1522. Online at [Gibson #126.]
Budé Epistolae 1531 G. Budaei ... Epistolarum Latinarum lib. 5. Annotationibusque adiectis in singulas fere epistolas. Graecarum item lib. 1. [Paris]: apud Iod. Badium Ascensium, Feb. 1531. Online at [Gibson #127.]
Budé Epistolae Graecae 1574 Boudaiou Epistolai ellenikai. Budaei epistolae Graecae, per Ant. Pichonium [Antoine Pichon] Chartensem Latinae factae. Parisiis: apud Ioannem Bene-natum, 1574. [Latin translation of letters written entirely in Greek only.]
Burnett Burnett, Gilbert. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England. Ed. by Nicholas Pocock. 7 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1865. Rpt. Farnborough, UK: Gregg Publishers, 1969. Available online on
CE Bietenholz, P. G. and T. B. Deutscher, eds. Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, . Rpt. with three Volumes in One with separate pagination as Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Volumes 1–3 Toronto: U of Toronto P, .
Cranmer Cox, John Edmund, ed. The Works of Cranmer. Parker Society 15 and 16. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1844–1846.
CSP Spain Royall Tyler et al., eds. Calendar of Letters, Dispatches and State Papers Relating To Negotiations between England and Spain. 13 vols. London: 1862–1954. Free online access available through British History Online at
CSP Venice Rawdon Brown et al., eds. Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives and Collections of Venice. 38 vols. London: 1864–1947. Free online access available through British History Online at
CTMS Center for Thomas More Studies, University of Dallas.
CW The Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More. New Haven: Yale UP, .
CWE The Collected Works of Erasmus. Vols. 1–——. Toronto: U of Toronto P, –   .
DA/DAI Dissertation Abstracts and Dissertation Abstracts International.
Delcourt Delcourt, Joseph. Appendice I: le lettres autographes de More (d'après les originaux conservés au British Museum). Essai sur la langue de Sir Thomas More d'après ses oeuvres anglaises. Montpellier: Roumégous et Dehan, 1913. Rpt. Paris: H. Didier, 1914. 317–361, 362–366. 1914 Online at
DeMolen DeMolen, Richard, ed. Erasmus. Documents of Modern History. London: Edward Allen; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1973.
Delaruelle Delaruelle, Louis. Répertoire analytique et chronologique de la correspondance de Guillaume Budé. Paris: E. Privat, 1907. Online at [French summaries of letters sent by Guillaume Budé.]
De Vocht Busleyden De Vocht, Henry, ed. Jerome de Busleyden Founder of the Louvain Collegium Trilingue His Life and Writings: edited for the first time in their entirety from the original manuscript. Humanistica Lovaniensia 9. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 1950. [Available through JSTOR under Humanistica Lovaniensia.]
De Vocht LC De Vocht, Henry, ed. Literae Virorum Eruditorum ad Fransciscum Craneveldium 1522–1528. Humanistica Lovaniensia 1. Louvain: Librairie Universitaire, Uystpruyst, 1928. [Sullivan I:225, 267–73. Available through JSTOR under Humanistica Lovaniensia.]
De Vocht MHT De Vocht, Henry, ed. Monumenta Humanistica Lovaniensia. Texts and Studies about the Louvain Humanists in the first half of the XVIth century: Erasmus — Vives — Dorpius — Clenardus — Goes — Moringus. Humanistica Lovaniensia 4. Louvain: Librairie Universitere, Uystpruyst, 1934. [Available through JSTOR under Humanistica Lovaniensia.]
DLCR Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation [Subscription Service]. Available online at Click on Box saying Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation, The to see spreadsheet containing list of texts included. See also The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts [Subscription].
DOI DOI or Digital Object Identifier: one way of providing a permanent online link to a book, book chapter or journal article; another way is with a PURL (q.v.)
Douglas Black Books Walker, J. Douglas, ed. The records of the honorable society of Lincoln's Inn. The Black Books. Vol. 1: From A.D. 1422 to A.D. 1586. [London:] Lincoln's Inn, 1897. Online at
EEBO/TCP [Phase I texts were released into the public domain on .] For list of available texts see EEBO (Early English Books Online) itself is a subscription service. However, free access can be obtained if you are a member of the RSA (Renaissance Society of America). For more information, see
Ellis Ellis, Sir Henry, ed. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History. 1st ser. 3 vols. London: Printed for Harding, Triphook, & Lepard, 1824. 2nd ser. 4 vols. London: Printed for Harding and Lepard, 1827. 3rd ser. 4 vols. London: R. Bentley, 1846. Ellis III.ii.222 = 3rd ser. Vol.2, no.CCXXII.
Érasme Gerlo, Aloïs, P. Foriers, et al., trans. La correspondance d'Érasme, traduite et annotée d'après le texte latin de l'Opus epistolarum de P. S. Allen, H. M. Allen et H. W. Garrod. 12 Vols. (Vols. 1–8) Brussels: Presses Académiques Européennes, 1967–79; (Vols. 9–12) Brussels: Éditions de l'Université de Bruxelles, 1980–1984. [The French translation of Allen's Opus epistolarum.; uses the same letter numbers as Allen and CWE.]
Érasme et More Galibois, Roland, trans. Érasme de Rotterdam et Thomas More: Correspondance. Intro. and Notes by Germain Marc'hadour. Sherbrooke, Quebec: Centre d'études de la Renaissance, Éditions de l'Université de Sherbrooke, 1985.
ERSY Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook (–) Available Online from Brill Online Journals () and ESCOHost (–).
Essential Articles Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977.
Essential Thomas More Greene, James J., and John P. Dolan, eds. The Essential Thomas More. New York: Mentor, 1967.
ESTC English Short Title Catalogue, 1473–1800 (CD-ROM) Farmington Hills, MI: Gale; London: British Library, and online. Free access Online through The British Library at
EW/EW 1557 / English Works More, Thomas. The Workes of Sir Thomas More Knyght, sometyme Lord Chancellour of England, wrytten by him in the Englysh tonge. London: J. Cawood, J. Waly, A. R. Tottell, . Rpt. with an intro. by K. J. Wilson. Scolar Press Facsimiles. 2 vols. London: Scolar P, .
EW 1931 More, Thomas. The English Works of Sir Thomas More. Ed. W. E. Campbell and A. W. Reed. 2 vols. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Lincoln MacVeagh, The Dial Press, 1931. Volume 1: Early Poems, Pico Della Mirandola, Richard III, The Four Last Things. Volume 2: The Dialogue Concerning Tyndale. [All the volumes that were printed.]
Fisher Opera omnia Fisher, John. R. D. D. Ioannis Fischerii, Roffensis in Anglia Episcopi Opera, Quae hactenus inueniri potuerunt omnia singulari studio diligenter conquisita, partim antea quidem studio diligenter conquisita, partim antea quidem excusa, nunc autem sedulo recognita, partim iam primum in lucem edita; . . . Adiectus est rerum ac verborum memorabilium locupletissimus index. Würzburg: G. Fleischmann, . Rpt. Farnborough: Gregg P, .
Froude Froude, James Anthony. Life and letters of Erasmus: lectures delivered at Oxford, 1893–4. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. Online at
Galibois Galibois, Roland, trans. Lettres de Thomas More à Frans van Cranevelt. Intro. by Germain Marc'hadour. Moreana XXXI:117 (1994): 67–84 + 118/119 (1994): 286.
Gangale Gangale, Guiseppe. Thomas More: Bibliofilia moreana. This website no longer exists but its contents can still be accessed using the Internet Archive Wayback Machine Libraria.htm. Some of the files can be found at the following unfinished website | Centro Internazionale Thomas More.
Garanderie Garanderie, M.–M. de la, trans. La correspondance de Guillaume Budé et Thomas More. Moreana V:19/20 (1968): 41–68.
Geritz Geritz, Albert J. Thomas More: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism, . Bibliographies and Indexes in World Literature, Number 54. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, .
Geritz 2003 Geritz, Albert J. Recent Studies in More (). English Literary Renaissance 35 (): 123–55.
Gibson Gibson, R. W. St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography of His Works and of Moreana to the Year . Compiled by R. W. Gibson, With a Bibliography of Utopiana by R. W. Gibson and J. Max Patrick. New Haven: Yale UP, .
Gottschalk Saint Thomas More: The Four Last Things, The Supplication of Souls, A Dialogue of Conscience. Ed. Mary Gottschalk. Princeton: Scepter Publishers, 2002.
Gray Gray, G. J. Letters of Bishop Fisher, . The Library 3rd ser. 4 (): 133–45.
Guildhall Library The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section material has now been moved to the London Metropolitan Archives, with the addition of new archival reference numbers, i.e. the old Guildhall Library catalogue numbers are no longer recognised.
Google Books
Guthkelch Guthkelch, A. Bibliography. The Utopia of Sir Thomas More. Ralph Robinson's translation, with Roper's life and some of his letters . . . to which is added the Latin text of Utopia, reprinted from the first edition. Ed. George Sampson. Bohn's Popular Library. London: G. Bell and sons, . . 425–442.
Hackett Rogers, E. F., ed. The Letters of Sir John Hackett, 1526–1534. Archives of British History and Culture 1–2. 2 vols. Morgantown, VA: U of West Virginia P (The Conference on British Studies at West Virginia University), 1971.
Hall Hall, Edward, d. 1547. Henry VIII. With an Introduction by Charles Whibley. The Lives of the Kings. 2 vols. London, T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1904. I:153–64, 167, 177–8, 250, 279, 280–83; II: 64–65, 163–65, 158, 185–95, 212, 260, 261–62, 264–66. More references available online (under Historical Documents: Edward Hall's The Lives of the Kings: Henry VIII) at Both volumes online at and
Hallett Hallett, Philip E., trans. The Life and Illustrious Martyrdom of Sir Thomas More. By Thomas Stapleton. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1928. Rev. ed. annotated by E. E. Reynolds. London: Burns & Oates, 1966. Rpt. New York: Fordham UP, 1984. Online at
Harpsfield Hitchcock, Elseie Vaughan, ed. The life and death of Sr Thomas Moore, knight, sometymes Lord high Chancellor of England. By Nicholas Harpsfield. Early English Texts Society 186. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford UP, 1932.
Herbrüggen Herbrüggen, Hubertus Schulte, ed. Sir Thomas More: Neue Briefe. Mit einer Einführung in die epistolographische Tradition. Neue Beiträge zur englischen Philologie 5. Münster: Verlag Aschendorff, 1966.
Herbrüggen 1997 Schulte Herbrüggen, Hubertus, ed. Morus ad Craneveldium: Litterae Balduinianae novae. / More to Cranevelt: New Baudouin Letters. Supplementa Humanistica Lovaniensia, XI. Louvain: Leuven University Press, 1997. Full view online at Google Books
Hillerbrand Hillerbrand, Hans J., ed. Erasmus and His Age: Selected Letters of Desiderius Erasmus. Translated by Marcus A. Haworth. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
HL Humanistica Lovaniensia. [Volumes published before 2000 are free available online in Full View mode, see Click on relevant volume, and click on "Download Free" to obtain full view mode. Also available through JSTOR.]
Huizinga Huizinga, Johan. Erasmus of Rotterdam. Trans. F. Hopman. The Selection of Letters translated by Barbara Flower. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Rpt. London: Phaidon P, 1952. Rpt. as Erasmus and the Age of Reformation. New York: Harper & Row, 1957. Rpt. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1984. Online at
Index Translationum  UNESCO Index Translationum — World Bibliography of Translation. –Present Online at [The online bibliography covers the period from about / to /. For entries for earlier years see the individual printed volumes for each year.]
Internet Archive
Internet Culturale Internet Culturale: cataloghi e collezioni digitali delle biblioteche italiane.
ISTC Incunabula Short Title Catalogue, to 1500 Free access Online through The British Library at
ITMB International Thomas More Bibliography. [This bibliography.]
Jortin Jortin, John. Life of Erasmus. 2 vols. London: Printed for J. Whiston and B. White, 1758–60, rpt. in 3 vols. 1808. 1808 edition available online at and and
The King's Good Servant Schulte Herbrüggen, Hubertus, and J. B. Trapp. The King's Good Servant: Sir Thomas More, 1477/1478–1535. London, The Boydell Press; Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1977.
Knight Knight, Samuel. The life of Dr. John Colet, Dean of S. Paul's in the reigns of K. Henry VII and Henry VIII and founder of S. Paul's School: with an appendix containing some account of the masters and more eminent scholars of that foundation; and several original papers relating to the said life. London: J. Downing, . New Edition Oxford: Clarendon P, . ed. Online at
Last Letters Silva, Alvaro de., ed. The Last Letters of Thomas More. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2000.
Lewis Lewis, John. The Life of Dr. John Fisher. Bp. of Rochester in the reign of King Henry VIII, with an appendix of illustrative documents and papers. Ed. T. H. Turner. 2 vols. London: Joseph Lilly, . Available online at and
LB Leclerc, Jean, ed. Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Opera omnia. 10 vols. Leiden: P. van der Aa, 1703–6. Rpt. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1961–1962. Another (photoreduced) rpt. London: Gregg Press, 1962.
LCB Litterae ad Craneveldium Balduinianae: A Preliminary Edition. I–IV Edited by Jozef IJsewijn, Gilbert Tourney, et al. Humanistica Lovaniensia 41 (1992): 1–85 + 42 (1993): 2–51 + 43 (1994): 15–68 + 44 (1995): 1–78.
Life of Fisher The Life of John Fisher: Transcribed from MS. Harleian 6382. Edited by Ronald Bayne. EETS, es 117 London: Oxford UP, . Available online at [An edition of the earliest life of Fisher, sometimes attributed to Richard Hall (c1537–1604). See F. van Ortroy below for a critical edition.]
LP Brewer, J. S., James Gairdner, and R. H. Brodie, eds. Letters and papers, foreign and domestic, of the reign of Henry VIII. preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and elsewhere []. 22 vols. in 35. London: H.M. Stationery Office, 2nd rev. and enl. ed. ; London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, . Rpt. Vaduz: Kraus Reprint, . [Vols. 1–4 by J.S. Brewer; v. 5–13, by James Gairdner; v.14–21, by James Gairdner and R.H. Brodie; v.22 = Addendum]. Free online access available through British History Online at
Lupton Lupton, J. H. A Life of John Colet, D.D., Dean of St. Paul's, and Founder of St. Paul's School: With an Appendix of Some of his English Writings. London: George Bell and Sins, 1887.
Macklem Macklem, Michael. God have Mercy: The Life of John Fisher of Rochester. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1967. rpt. with corr. 1968.
Merriman Merriman, Roger Bigelow, ed. Life and Letters of Thomas Cromwell. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1902, rpt. 1968.
Miller Miller, Clarence H., ed. Thomas More's Letters to Frans van Cranevelt, Including Seven Recently Discovered Autographs: Latin Text, English Translation, and Facsimiles of the Originals. Moreana XXXI:117 (1994): 3–66 + 118/119 (1994): 286. Online at
Moreana Moreana (–): The Journal of Thomas More Studies. Available online from through ProQuest. Websites: and
National Archives The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK. Includes records of the former Public Record Office (PRO).
Nichols Nichols, Francis Morgan, trans. Epistles of Erasmus from His Earliest Letters to His Fifty-first Year Arranged in Order of Time. 3 vols. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1901, 1904, 1917. Rpt. New York: Russell and Russell, 1962.
Nugent Nugent, Elizabeth M., ed. The Thought and Culture of the English Renaissance: An Anthology of Tudor Prose, 1481–1555. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1956.
Olin Olin, John C., ed. Desiderius Erasmus: Christian Humanism and The Reformation. [New York: Harper & Row, 1965.] Rpt. New York: Fordham UP, 3rd ed. 1987.
Open Library
Pace Pace, Richard. De fructu qui ex doctrina percipitur: The Benefit of a Liberal Education. Ed. and trans. F. Manley and R. S. Sylvester. Renaissance Society of America, Renaissance Texts Series 2. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. for the Renaissance Society of America, 1967.
Philological Museum The Philological Museum [Birmingham] [Includes 1) Library of Humanistic Texts many html editions of texts and translations of Neo-Latin Works made by Dana Sutton and others; and 2) An Analytic Bibliography of On-line Neo-latin Texts edited by Dana F. Sutton.]
Polydore Vergil Vergil, Polydore. Anglica Historia (1555). A hypertext critical edition by Dana F. Sutton. The Philogical Museum, 2005, rev. 2010. [Introduction, Text, and translation.]
Books XXVI and XXVII have also been edited by Denys Hay as The Anglica Historia of Polydore Vergil, A.D. 1485–1537. 3rd Camden Series 74. London: Royal Historical Society, 1950. [Latin text and English translation. Critical edition of manuscript version and early printed editions.]
PRO Public Record Office. The documents are now part of the National Archive in Kew (see entry), but the original catalogue numbers have been retained.
PURL PURL is a Persistent URL or Stable URL (same thing): one way of providing a permanent online link to a book, book chapter or journal article; another way is with a DOI (q.v.)
Reynolds Fisher Reynolds, E. E. Saint John Fisher. London: Burns & Oates, ; rev. ed. Whithampstead: Anthony Clarke, . Rpt. Napervile, IL?, Source Books, .
Rex Rex, Richard. The Theology of John Fisher: A Study of the Intellectual Origins of the Counter-Reformation. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, ; Paperback Ed. .
Rhenanus Briefwechsel Briefwechsel des Beatus Rhenanus. Edited by Adalbert Horawitz, and Karl Hartfelder. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1886. Rpt. Hildesheim: Georg Olms verlagsbuchhandlung, 1966. Online at
Rogers Rogers, Elizabeth Frances, ed. The Correspondence of Sir Thomas More. Princeton: Princeton UP, . [Rogers does not actually include the 50 letters exchanged by More and Erasmus, but gives them numbers, and lists the equivalent number in Allen.]
Roper Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan, ed. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte. By William Roper. Early English Text Society 197. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford UP, 1935. Rpt. 1958?, 1998.
Rouschausse Rouschausse, Jean, ed. Erasmus and Fisher, Their Correspondence, 1511–1524. De Pétrarque à Descartes 16. Paris: J. Vrin, 1968. Latin and English translation. French translation also by Rouschausse in Correspondance d'Érasme et de Fisher. Moreana 23 (1969): 43–52 + 24 (1969): 53–64.
Rutland Papers Rutland Papers: Original Documents Illustrative of the Courts and Times of Henry VII. and Henry VIII. Edited by William Jerdan. Camden Society 21. London: Printed for the Camden Society by J. B. Nichols and Son, 1842. Online at [Sullivan 2:164. Deals with the Field of Cloth of Gold (28–49), the subsequent meeting between Henry VIII and Charles V at Gravelines in 1520 (50–59), and Charles V's visit to England in 1522 (59–100). More is mentioned on pp.28, 33, T124 and 57 (and p.95).]
Rymer Rymer, Thomas. Foedera. 17 vols. Londini: per A. & J. Churchill, 1704–1717. Vols. 8–12 (1397–1502) [July 2015] available online through British History Online at
Shaaber Shaaber, M. A. Check-list of Works of British Authors Printed Abroad, in Languages other than English, to . New York: The Bibliographical Society of America, . [Rev.: Franklin B. Williams, Moreana 53 (1977): 115–18.]
SL Rogers, Elizabeth Frances, ed. St. Thomas More: Selected Letters. Trans. Marcus A. Haworth et al. Selected Works of St. Thomas More. New Haven: Yale UP, 1961.
Slavin Slavin, Arthur J., ed. Thomas Cromwell on Church and Commonwealth: Selected Letters, 1523–1540. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.
SLTM Smith, Stephen, ed. For All Seasons: Selected Letters of Thomas More. New York: Scepter Publishers, 2012.
Smith–1981 Smith, Constance. An Updating of R. W. Gibson's St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography. Sixteenth Century Bibliography 20. St. Louis: Center for Reformation Research, .
Smith–1988 Smith, Constance, and Ralph Keen. Updating an updating. Moreana 97 (): 137–40.
Spelman Baker, J. H., ed. The Reports of Sir John Spelman. 2 vols. London: Seldon Society, 1977–78.
STC Pollard, A. W., and G. R. Redgrave. A Short-Title Catalogue of Books printed in England, Scotland & Ireland and of English Books printed abroad . 2nd Edition, revised and enlarged, begun by W. A. Jackson and F. S. Ferguson, completed by Katherine F. Pantzer. 2 Vols. Vol. 1: A–H (). Vol. 2 I–Z (). London: Bibliographical Society, , .
St.P. State Papers, Published under the Authority of His Majesty's Commission: King Henry the Eighth. 20 vols. London: J. Murray: 1830–1852. Available online at Vol. 1 available at [Vol. 1. Part I. Correspondence between The King and Cardinal Wolsey. 1518–1530 (pp.1–427); Part I. Correspondence between The King and his Ministers. 1530–1547 (pp.429–898).]
Strype Cranmer Strype, John (1643–1737). Memorials of the Most Reverend Father in God, Thomas Cranmer, sometime Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. 3 vols. Oxford: Printed by T. Combe for the Ecclesiastical History Society, 1848. Vol.1 online at
Sturge Cuthbert Tunstal Sturge, Charles. Cuthbert Tunstal: Churchman, Scholar, Stateman, Administrator. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1938.
Sullivan Checklist Sullivan, Frank, and Majie Padberg Sullivan. Moreana, . A preliminary checklist of material by and about Saint Thomas More. Kansas City, MO: Rockhurst College, . [Not paginated.]
Sullivan I–IV Sullivan, Frank, and Majie Padberg Sullivan. Moreana: Materials for the Study of Saint Thomas More. 5 vols. Los Angeles: Loyola UP, Vols. 1–4: , + Index to Moreana .
Sullivan S1 Sullivan, Majie Padberg. Moreana: Materials for the Study of Saint Thomas More: Supplement and Chronology to . Los Angeles: Loyola UP, . [Supplement 1.]
Sullivan S2 Sullivan, Majie Padberg. Moreana: Materials for the Study of St. Thomas More: Supplement II. Los Angeles: Loyola UP, . [Supplement 2.]
TMSB Wegemer, Gerard B., and Stephen W. Smith, eds. A Thomas More Source Book. Washington, DC: Catholic U of America P, 2004.
Trial Reynolds, E. E. The Trial of St. Thomas More. London: Burns & Oates; New York: Kenedy, 1964. [Ths has been largely superceded by Trial by Jury.]
Trial by Jury Kelly, Henry Ansgar, Louis Karlin and Gerard Wegemer, eds. Thomas More's Trial by Jury: A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell P, 2011.
Stapleton Tres Thomae Stapleton, Thomas. Tres Thomae, seu de S. Thomae Apostoli rebus gestis. De S. Thoma Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi et Martyre. De T. Mori Angliae quondam Cancellarii vita. Douai: Borgardus, 1588. Online at [Many of More's letters only survive in excerpts quoted in Stapleton's Latin Biography of More. For an English translation of Stapleton, see Hallett. There is no modern critical edition of Stapleton's Latin text.]
Univers Marc'hadour, Germain. L'Univers de Thomas More: Chronologie critique de More, Érasme et leur époque, 1477–1536. De Pétrarque à Descartes 5. Paris: J. Vrin, 1963. [Add. & Corr.: Germain Marc'hadour, Additions et corrections à l'univers de Thomas More, Moreana (1963–65) 1: 70–81 + 2: 71–82 + 3: 39–60 + 4: 57–68 + 5: 41–52.]
USTC Universal Short Title Catalogue: A collective database of all books published in Europe between the invention of printing and the end of the sixteenth century. (Also includes access to IB17, 17th Century books published in Spain.) This is an important first step, but since it is based on national online catalogues for various countries, it sometimes omits locations of copies in other countries, e.g in the British Library.]
Van Ortroy Ortroy, Franciscus Van., ed. Vie du bienheureux martyr Jean Fisher. Analecta Bollendiana 10 (): 121–365 and 12 (): 97–287. Also publ. separately as Vie Du Bienheureux Martyr Jean Fisher, Cardinal, Évêque de Rochester (). Brussels: Polleunis et Ceuterick, . [A critical edition of the earliest Life of Fisher. English texts with 16th Century Latin Translation probably by Richard Hall; and an introduction in French.] Available online (Vol.10) at and [Double check] and Vol.12 at
Watson Vives Watson, Foster, ed. Vives and the Renascence Education of Women. London: Edward Arnold; New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912. Rpt. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1971.
Wentworth Wentworth, Michael D. The Essential Thomas More: An Annotated Bibliography of Major Modern Studies. New York: G. K. Hall & Co.; London: Prentice Hall International, .
Wing Wing, Donald Goddard. CD/Rom edition, and Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, . New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2nd rev. ed. .