International Thomas More Bibliography (D):
Family and Friends, and Biographies


 

Note: The International Thomas More Bibliography is a very extensively revised and augmented version of the Bibliographical Appendix to my Ph.D. Dissertation. Any comments, corrections, suggested additions or queries can be sent to the editor at lakowskir@gmail.com

Version 1.4a (); © Romuald I. Lakowski ,


Table of Contents

International Thomas More Bibliography

Abbreviations
Opera Omnia, Correspondence and Humanistic Works
Polemical and Devotional Works and Trial
Background Studies
Family and Friends, and Biographies
Thomas More and the Creative Arts
Utopia Part A: Editions and Translations
Utopia Part B: Studies
Calendars of the Letters and Papers of Thomas More, John Fisher, and John Colet (Under Development)

Contemporaries of Thomas More

Part I: Fisher, Colet and the Carthusians
Part II: Early English English Renaissance (A—H)
Part III: Early English English Renaissance (J—W)


Family and Friends, and Biographies

More's Family

General Studies
Margaret Roper
John More
Dame Alice More and Joanna More
Mary Basset
More's Ancestry
More's Family, Friends and Descendents: 16th Century
John Donne and Thomas More
More's Family and Descendents: 17th and 18th Centuries

Friends and Contemporaries of More

More and Budé
More and Erasmus
More and Vives
More and Fisher
More and Charles V
More and Elyot
More and Cromwell
Protestant Treatments of More

Biographical Studies

More's Early Biographers, and Editors (to 1800)

General Studies
Desiderius Erasmus (Allen #999, etc.)
William Roper (1496–1578)
Nicholas Harpsfield (1519–1575)
The Rastell Fragments
Thomas Stapleton
Ro. Ba. [Sir Robert Basset?]
Cresacre More
Ellis Heywood's Il Moro
Fernando de Herrera (c1534–1597)
Maurice Chauncy (c.1509–1581)
John Hoddesdon (c. 1632–1659)
Domenico Regi (born 1608)
Historical Treatments of More
Other Early Biographers
William Rastell's 1557 Edition and Other Early Editions

Modern Biographies, Essays and Addresses

19th Century Biographies (1800–1913)
Modern Biographies (1914–1963)
Modern Biographies (1964–Present)
Juvenile Biographies
Canonization, etc.
Collections of Saints Lives
Essays, Sermons and Addresses


Thomas More: Family and Friends, and Biographies

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More's Family

General Studies

  1. DeMolen, Richard L. Sir Thomas More as Paterfamilias. Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook 12 (1992): 87–102.
  2. Questier, Michael. Catholicism, Kinship, and the Public Memory of Sir Thomas More. Journal of Ecclesiastical History 53 (2002): 476–509. (DOI)
  3. Riddy, Felicity. Fathers and Daughters in Holbein's Sketch of Thomas More's Family. [2005] See Iconography: Family Portraits.
  4. Wood, Martin. The Family and Descendants of St. Thomas More. Leominster, Herefordshire: Gracewing, April 2008.
    Review(s):
    1. David Baird-Smith, Moreana 177/78 (2009): 252–57.
  5. Wood, Martin. Sir Thomas More: His Nephews and Nieces. Literary connections: The Rastells, the Heywoods, and the Donnes. (© Martin Wood, 11th July 2008). 4p. http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/More_Nephews_Nieces.pdf
  6. Wood, Martin The Family and Descendants of Sir Thomad More: Principal Line of Descendants through Thomas More's One Son, John. (© Martin Wood, 18th Nov. 2008). 12p. http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/Descendants_John.pdf [Information derived from Wood's The Family and Descendants of St Thomas More.]

Margaret More Roper

Editions

  1. A deuout treatise upon the Pater noster. With a Preface by Richard Hyrde. London: Thomas Berthelet, c1526. Rpt. London: Thomas Berthelet, c1531. [Gibson 487; STC 10477 and 10477.5; ESTC S109306 and S5359.]
  2. Watson, Foster, ed. Preface to A Devout Treatise on the Pater Noster. Vives and the Renascence Education of Women. London: Edward Arnold; New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912. 159–73. Rpt. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1971. [Sullivan 4:272. The same volume also contains Hyrde's translation of Vives' De institutione foeminae christianae. and The School of Sir Thomas More (175–194).]
  3. Marc'hadour, Germain, ed. Erasmus' Paraphrase of the Pater Noster (1523) with its English Translation by Margaret Roper (1524). Moreana 7 (1964): 9–63. Online http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana7pages9-63.pdf
  4. Robineau, Marie-Claire, ed. A Devout Treatise Upon the Pater Noster by Desiderius Erasmus. Translated by Margaret More Roper. Moreana (1966) 9: 65–92 + 10: 91–110 + 11: 109–118. [Modernized English text of Margaret Roper's translation, together with a French translation (of the English) on facing pages.]
  5. Robineau, Marie-Claire, et al., eds. Correspondance entre Érasme et Margaret Roper. [1966] See Thomas More: Correspondence.
  6. Marc'hadour, Germain, ed. Défence et illustration des humanités feminines. By Richard Hyrde. Moreana 13 (1967): 5–24. [Richard Hyrde's Preface to Margaret Roper's translation. English text and French translation on facing pages.]
  7. DeMolen, R., ed. A Devout Treatise Upon the Pater Noster . . . by Desiderius Erasmus. Translated by Margaret More Roper. Erasmus of Rotterdam: A Quincentennial Symposium. Ed. R. DeMolen. New York: Twayne, 1971. 93–124, 139–40.
  8. The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works. Series I. Printed Writings, 1500–1600. Part 2, Volume 4. Early Tudor Translators: Margaret Beaufort, Margaret More Roper, and Mary Basset. Selected and Introduced by Lee Cullen Khanna. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, c.2001. [Facsimile of A Devout Treatise.]
  9. Gangale, Giuseppe, trans. I Dilectos filios di Tommaso Moro: La Corrispondenza tra Erasmo e Margaret Roper. [2007] See Thomas More: Correspondence.

Margaret Roper's Translation of Erasmus is also available online through the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University, www.wwp.northeastern.edu [Subscription].

Selections

  1. Nugent, Elizabeth M., ed. A Treatise upon the Pater Noster. The Thought and Culture of the English Renaissance: An Anthology of Tudor Prose, 1481–1555. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1956. 428–33. [An excerpt from Margaret Roper's translation of A Devout Treatise.]
  2. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. The Learned Woman in Tudor England: Margaret More Roper [1987]. See Studies.

Margaret Roper's Poetry

Stapleton mentions that Margaret Roper wrote in both prose and verse (soluta et pedestri oratione), but does not quote any of her verse, see Tres Thomae 237; Hallett 112 [103].

  1. H., S. Thomas More and John Fisher. Notes and Queries 1st series, 4 (1851): 417. [Sullivan 2:63–64; Malcolm Sinclair, Amici Thomae Mori Gazette 32 (Autumn):26(quote the entire note?). This is the same poem that Henri Meulon later identified (on the basis of handwriting) as being Margaret Roper's.]
  2. Meulon, Henri. Un Poème Inédit de Thomas More? [1969] See Thomas More: English Poems.
  3. Ross, Sarah C.E. A Poem by Margaret More Roper? Notes and Queries 56:4 (Dec. 2009):502–507. (http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1093/notesj/gjp206) [Sum.: Online. Not the same as the poem below.]
  4. Lakowski, Romuald I. Two Neglected Poems of Thomas More and a Poem of Margaret Roper's. [2013] See Thomas More: English Poems.
  5. Lakowski, Romuald I. Another Poem by Margaret Roper? Moreana 53:203/204 (June 2016): 293–94.

Biographies of Margaret Roper

See also Margaret Roper in Stapleton (1588) (Trans. Hallett, 1928: 112–119).

  1. Le Moyne, Pierre. La Gallerie des femmes fortes . . . Paris, Chez Antoine de Sommaville, 1647. 60–65. Rpt. 1660, 1665, 1667, etc English translation by Jean Paulet, Marquis of Winchester. as The Gallery of Heroick Women. London: R. Norton for Henry Seile, 1652. 49–51. Spanish translation by Fernando Bravo de Bedoya Guevara y Castillo as La galeria de las mvgeres fuertes . . En Lima, Por Joseph de Contreras, 1702. 1647 online at https://archive.org/details/lagalleriedesfem00lemo [Gibson 385; Wing L1045; ESTC R12737; Worldcat OCLC 2585561, etc., (Spanish) 83852447, 46718481. See Maber below in Studies for facsimile reproductions of the French and English texts.]
  2. Fuller, Thomas. Margaret Roper. The history of the worthies of England . . . London: J.G., W.L. and W.G. (for Thomas Williams), 1662. Rpt. in The Worthies of England (1662). Ed. J. Freeman. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1952. 358–59. [Gibson 305; Wing F2440 and F2441; ESTC R37357 and R6196. Margaret Roper among the Worthies of England!]
  3. Ballard, George. Memoirs of Margaret Roper. Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain, Who Have Been Celebrated for Their Writings or Skill in the Learned Languages, Arts, and Sciences. Oxford: W. Jackson, 1752. 38–61. Available Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=GnxBAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA38 Modern Edition. Ed. Ruth Berry. Detroit MI: Wayne State UP, 1985. 85–101. [ESTC T94574. See also pp.146–152 for brief memoirs of Elizabeth Dauncy, Cecily Heron, Margaret Clement and Mary Roper Basset]
  4. Goodrich, Samuel G. Margaret Roper. in Vol. 1 of Parley's lives of eminent Men. 2 vols. Boston: Shephard, Clark & Brown, [1840?]. [Worldcat OCLC 37047696. Includes many biographies of women.]
  5. Souquet, Aricie Courbatère Mme. Marguerite Morus: épisode du règne de Henri VIII, par Mme A. Sauquet. Rouen: Mégard, 1859. Rpt. as Marguerite Morus: épisode du règne de Henri VIII, par M. Des Terriers. Bibliotheque morale de la Jeunesse. Rouen: Mégard, 1880. [Worldcat OCLC 458977702, 457779305. Juvenile.]
  6. Clayton, Ellen C. Margaret Roper, the devoted daughter. in Notable women: stories of their lives and characteristics: a book for young ladies. Series for young ladies No.I. London: Dean and Son, 1859–60, 1875. [Worldcat OCLC 319588346. 9 biographies.]
  7. Owen, Emily [Mrs. Octavius Friere Owen]. Margaret Roper. in The heroines of domestic life. London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1861. 403p. [Worldcat OCLC . 22 biographies.]
  8. Yonge, Charlotte M. Sir Thomas More's Daughter. in A Book of Golden Deeds. London: Blackie & Son, Ltd., n.d. [1864]. 217–225. Online at https://ia600405.us.archive.org/0/items/bookofgoldendeedyong/bookofgoldendeedyong.pdf and http://www.digital.library.upenn.edu/women/yonge/deeds/daughter.html
  9. Darton, John Maw. Margaret Roper, The Loved daughter of Sir Thomas More. in Famous girls: who have become illustrious women of our time, forming models for imitation by the young women of England. London: Virtue & Co., [1864?]. Rpt. 18th ed. London: W. Swan Sonnenschein & Allen, 1880, 1–27. Rpt. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [1972]. Online at https://archive.org/details/famousgirlswhoh00dartgoog. [Sullivan 1:238.]
  10. D., F. C. Margaret More; Mrs. Roper; Born 1508, Died 1544. Biographies of Good Women. Edited by Charlotte M. Yonge. London: J. and C. Mozley, 1865. 33–66. Online at https://archive.org/details/BiographiesOfGoodWomen. [Sullivan 1:236–37.]
  11. Stewart, Agnes M. Margaret Roper or the Chancellor and his Daughter. London: Burns & Oates, [1875]; Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Co., 1876. Rpt. New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1886.
  12. Sadlier, Anna T. Women of Catholicity: memoirs of Margaret O'Carroll, Isabella of Castile, Margaret Roper, Marie de l'Incarnation, Marguerite Bourgeoys, Ethan Allan's daughter. New York: Benziger, 1885, 1917. 91–124. 1917 edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/womenofcatholici00sadluoft
  13. Tabor, Margaret E. Four Margarets: the Lady Margaret, Margaret Roper, Margaret Fell, Margaret Godolphin. London, New York: Sheldon Press, 1929. [Worldcat OCLC 5112766.]
  14. Krall, Bertha Clara, ed. A father's solace (Margaret Roper). in Gallant women: yarns for girls. London: The National Sunday School Union, 1936. 130p. [Worldcat OCLC 78733706. 14 biographies. Juvenile.]
  15. Condon, Margaret. St. Thomas More's Meg. Ave Maria 55 (1942): 781–84. [Sullivan 1:213–14.]
  16. Reynolds, E. E. Margaret Roper: Eldest Daughter of St. Thomas More. London: Burns & Oates; New York: Kenedy, 1960, 1963. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/margaretroper031616mbp [Geritz F262; Wentworth 88.]
  17. Newell, Virginia. His own good daughter: a story of Sir Thomas More and his family. Illustrated by Vera Bock New York: Longmans, 1961. 149p. [Worldcat OCLC 16145101. Juvenile.]
  18. Plaidy, Jean. [Eleanor Hibbert] Meg Roper, daughter of Sir Thomas More. London: Constable: New York: Roy Publishers, 1961, 1964. 183p. [Worldcat OCLC 4045761. Juvenile Fiction.]
  19. Northcroft, Dorothea Mary. Margaret Roper. Famous girls of the past. London: Epworth Press, 1966. 144p. [Worldcat OCLC 975459. 10 biographies. Juvenile.]
  20. Merten, Margit. Margaret More-Roper, 1505–1544, Tochter von Sir Thomas More, Lordkanzler unter König Heinrich VIII. Jacqueline Pascal, 1625–1661, Schwester von Blaise Pascal. 103p. Vol. 2 in Unvergessene / Margit Merten. 5 vols. Montreux: Edition Chroma, 1978–1982. [Worldcat OCLC 715545773.]
  21. Honke, Gudrun. Margaret More-Roper. Töchter berühmter Männer: neun biographische Portraits. Ed. Luise F. Pusch. Insel Taschenbuch, 979. Frankfurt am Main: Insel, 1988. 467p. [Worldcat OCLC 19906808. 9 biographies.]
  22. Schoeck, R. J. Margaret More. Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985–87. Vol. 2: 455–56.
  23. Léon, Vicki. Margaret More Roper (1505–1544). Outrageous women of the Renaissance. New York: John Wiley, c1999. 117p. [Worldcat OCLC 39545344. 15 biographies. Juvenile.]
  24. Olivares Merino, Eugenio M. Padre mio bueno: Margarita Moro Roper. Perfil biográfico y epistolario. Colección literaria. Madrid: Ediciones Rialp, 2007.
  25. Guy, John. A Daughter's Love: Thomas and Margaret More. London: Fourth Estate, 2008. Am. Ed. A Daughter's Love: Thomas More and his Dearest Meg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009.

For Plays about Margaret Roper, see Other Plays about Thomas More.

Studies

For Bibliographies of Margaret Roper, see McCutcheon (1987:477–80) and Beilin (2009:xxxiv–xxxvi).

  1. W. H. Holden, and H.I.A. Margaret Roper: Her Descendents. Notes and Queries 168 (1935): 191, 245–47, 284, 356. [Geritz F119; Sullivan 1:1–2 and 2:116.]
  2. Gee, John Archer. Margaret Roper's English Version of Erasmus' Precatio Dominica and the Apprenticeship Behind Early Tudor Translation. Review of English Studies 13 (1937): 257–71. Rpt. in Early Tudor Women Writers. Ed. Elaine V. Beilin. Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550–1700, Volume 1. Farnham, England: Ashgate, c2009. 3–17. Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 250–57.
  3. Castelli, Alberto. Erasmo e Margherita Moro. Il fiore, Nuova serie, 2. Milan: Casa Editrice Leonardo, 1943. 76p.
  4. Marc'hadour, Germain. Erasmus Englished by Margaret More. Clergy Review 43 (1958): 78–91. [Geritz V024.]
  5. Devereux, E. J. English Translators of Erasmus, 1522–1557. Editing Sixteenth Century Texts: Papers Given at the Editorial Conference, October, 1965. Ed. R. J. Schoeck. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1966. 43–58. [Geritz V008.]
    Review(s):
    1. J. A. B. Somerset, Moreana 14 (1967): 32–34.
  6. Bayne, Diane Valeri. The Instruction of a Christian Woman: Richard Hyrde and the Thomas More Circle. Moreana 45 (1975): 5–15. [Geritz J004. On Richard Hyrde's Preface to Margaret Roper's translation of Erasmus' Precatio Dominica. See also Pamela Benson's article in More: Feminism and Education.]
  7. Williams, Franklin. Margaret Roper Charms Washington Irving. Moreana 67/68 (1980): 47–50.
  8. Marc'hadour, Germain. Funiculus Triplex: Margaret Roper and Thomas More. Moreana 78 (1983): 93–97. Online http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana78pages93-97.pdf [Geritz F156. On Roper's, Pole's and Stapleton's descriptions of Margaret's final meeting with her father at the Tower Wharf.]
  9. Maber, Richard G. Une Machabée Moderne: Margaret Roper, vue par le Père Pierre Le Moyne (1647). Moreana 82 (1984): 33–40. [Geritz V021. Includes facsimile of text.]
  10. Margolin, Jean-Claude. Margaret More-Roper, un modèle érasmien de virago. Acta Universitatis Lodziensis, Folia Litteraria 14 (1985): 105–28. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 95/96 (1987): 183–84.]
  11. Verbrugge, R. M. Margaret More Roper's Personal Expression in the Devout Treatise Upon the Pater Noster. Silent But for the Word: Tudor Women as Patrons, Translators, and Writors of Religious Works. Ed. M. P. Hannay. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 1985. 30–42, 260–64. Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 257–66.
  12. Maber, Richard G. Pierre Le Moyne's Encomium of Margaret Roper, Translated by John Paulet, Marquis of Winchester (1652). Moreana 90 (1986): 47–53. [Geritz V022. Includes facsimile of text.]
  13. Beilin, Elaine V. Learning and Virtue: Margaret More Roper. Redeeming Eve: Women Writers of the English Renaissance. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1987. 3–28, 291–95. [A crude feminist reading: attacks humanist views on the education of women, and tries to debunk Margaret Roper as More's virtuous daughter.]
  14. Marc'hadour, Germain. Un évêque et sa fille: comparés à More et à Meg. Moreana 95/96 (1987): 181–83.
  15. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. The Learned Woman in Tudor England: Margaret More Roper. Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. Katharina M. Wilson. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, 1987. 449–80. Partial Rpt. (including bibliography) in Moreana 52:201–202 (2015): 269–297. [Geritz F194; Wentworth 79. A sensitive and nuanced treatment of Margaret Roper, and of her relationship with her illustrious father. Includes a bibliography (477–80), and excerpts from the Devout Treatise and letters (465–77).]
  16. Schoeck, R. J. Margaret More (before October 1505–Christmas 1544). Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985–87. Vol. 2: 455–56.
  17. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. Margaret More Roper's Translation of Erasmus' Precatio Dominica. Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Guelpherbytani: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Wolfenbüttel, 12 August to 16 August 1985. Ed. Stella P. Revard, Fidel Rädle, and Mario A. Di Cesare. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 53. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1988. 659–66. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/guelphactaconven00inteuoft Rpt. in Early Tudor Women Writers. Ed. Elaine V. Beilin. Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550–1700, Volume 1. Farnham, England: Ashgate, c2009. 19–26. Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 266–70. Rpt. Moreana 52:201–202 (2015): 237–248. [Geritz V027.]
  18. Béné, Charles. Cadeau d'Érasme à Margaret Roper: Deux hymnes de Prudence. Miscellanea Moreana: Essays for Germain Marc'hadour. Moreana 100: Volume XXVI Mélanges Marc'hadour. Ed. Clare M. Murphy, Henri Gibaud and Mario A. DiCesare. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 61. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1989. 469–80. [Sum.: Moreana 98/99 (1988): 165, 260.]
  19. Kaufman, Peter Iver. Absolute Margaret: Margaret More Roper And Well Learned Men. [1989] See Prison Letters
  20. Waithe, Mary Ellen. Roswitha of Gandersheim, Christine Pisan, Margaret More Roper and Teresa of Avila. A History of Women Philosophers: Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, A.D. 500–1600. Ed. Mary Ellen Waithe. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1989. II: 309–17.
  21. Benson, Pamela J. The New Ideal in England: Thomas More, Juan Luis Vives and Richard Hyrde. [1992] See More: Feminism and Education.
  22. Wright, Nancy E. The Name and the Signature of the Author of Margaret Roper's Letter to Alice Alington. Creative Imitation: New Essays on Renaissance Literature in Honor of Thomas M. Greene. Ed. D. Quint, M. W. Ferguson, G. W. Pigman III, W. A. Rebhorn. Binghampton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 95, 1992. 239–57. Rpt. in Early Tudor Women Writers. Ed. Elaine V. Beilin. Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550–1700, Volume 1. Farnham, England: Ashgate, c2009. 27–45. [Sum.: p.3. A Foucauldian feminist analysis.]
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 127/28 (1996): 122–24.
  23. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. Life and Letters: Editing the Writing of Margaret Roper. New Ways of Looking at Old Texts: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 107. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies in Conjunction with Renaissance English Text Society, 1993. 111–17. Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 278–81.
  24. Stavreva, K. What Narrative Climax? Margaret More Roper at the Tower Wharf? The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms [The Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas] 1:3 (May 1996): 988–993.
  25. Goldberg, Jonathan. Margaret Roper's Daughterly Devotions: Unnatural Translations. Desiring Women Writing: English Renaissance Examples. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1997. 91–113, 210–15.
  26. Lamb, Mary Ellen. Margaret Roper, the Humanist Political Project, and the Problem of Agency. Opening the Borders: Inclusivity in Early Modern Studies. Ed. Peter C. Herman. Newark, DE: U of Delaware P; London: Associate UP, 1999. 83–108. Rpt. in Early Tudor Women Writers. Ed. Elaine V. Beilin. Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550–1700, Volume 1. Farnham, England: Ashgate, c2009. 47–72. Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 281–94.
  27. Demers, Patricia. Margaret Roper and Erasmus: The Relationship of Translator and Source. Women Writing and Reading 1:1 (2005): 2–7 (U of Alberta Ejournal). Online at http://www.crcstudio.org/wwr_magazine/mags/spring_05.pdf or http://www.crcstudio.org/wwr_magazine/online/spring_05/sp05_art1_roper.php Excerpt. rpt. in Edited by Thomas J. Schoenberg, and Lawrence J. Trudeau. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Volume 147. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2008. 294–300.
  28. Olivares-Merino, Eugenio M. A Month with the Mores: The Meeting of Juan Luis Vives and Margaret More Roper. English Studies [Amsterdam] 88:4 (2007): 388–400.
  29. Wynne-Davies, Marion. Women Writers and Familial Discourse in the English Renaissance. Basingstoke, Hampshire: MacMillan Palgrave, 2007. 13–21. [Focuses on The Letter to Alice Alington (17–21).]
  30. Goodrich, Jaime. Thomas More and Margaret More Roper: A Case for Rethinking Women's Participation in the Early Modern Public Sphere. Sixteenth Century Journal 39 (2008): 1021–1040. (DOI)
  31. Beilin, Elaine V., ed. Part 1: Margaret Roper. Early Tudor Women Writers. Vol. 1 of Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550–1700. Series Editor: Mary Ellen Lamb, Farnham, England: Ashgate, c2009. xvii–xx, xxxiv–xxxvi, xliii. [Brief Introduction and Bibliography. Reprints articles by Gee, McCutcheon, Wright, and Lamb (1–72).]
  32. Bowker, Margaret. Roper [More], Margaret (1505–1544). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [May 2009] (http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/24071).

See also Prison Letters, Feminism and Education Other Plays about More and Anne Manning: The Household of Sir Thomas More

John More

Editions

Add Nausea editions.

  1. Goís, Damião de. Legatio Magni Indorum Imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis, ad Emanuellem Lusitaniae Regem. Antwerp: Cornelius Grapheus, 1532.
  2. More, John, trans. The legacye or embassate of the great emperour of Inde Prester Iohñ, vnto Emanuell kynge of Portyngale, in the yere of our Lorde M. v.C.xiii. Of the fayth of the Indyans, ceremonyes, relygyons &c. Of the patryarche & his offyce. Of the realme, state, power, maiesty, and order of the courte of prester Iohñ. by Damião de Goís. London: William Rastell, 1533. [STC 11966; ESTC S116675: Not in Gibson. Microfilm from Emmanuel College, where folios D2 and D3 have clearly been revised in comparison to the Lambeth Palace copy.]
  3. More, John, trans. A sermon of the sacrame[n]t of the aulter made by a famouse doctoure called Fryderyke Nausea in Almayne and lately out of latyn translate into englysh by Ioh[a]n More. by Frederick Nausea. London: William Rastell, 1533. [STC 18414; ESTC S106361: Gibson 430.]
  4. Blackburn, Elizabeth B., ed. John More's A sermon of the ... Aulter: English version by John More of Nausea's homily on the Blessed Sacrament. Moreana 2 (1964): 5–36. [Geritz S008; Sullivan S2:17.]
  5. Blackburn, Elizabeth B., ed. The Legacy of Prester John by Damião à Goes and John More. Moreana 14 (1967): 37–98. [Sullivan S2:17. Facsimile reproductions of Latin text and of Lambeth Palace Library copy of English.]
  6. Pina Martins, José Vitorino de, ed. Humanismo e Erasmismo na cultura portuguesa do sécolo XVI: estudo e textos. Centro cultural portuguâs. Série histórica & literária 11. Paris: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro Cultural Português, 1973. [Worldcat OCLC 2174486. On the edition of Gois' Latin?. See Moreana 69(1981): 64.]

Studies

  1. Hogrefe, Pearl. John More's Translations. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 49 (1955): 188–89. [Geritz F117; Sullivan 2:113.]
  2. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More and John More. The Bible in the Works of St. Thomas More, 5 Vols. Nieuwkoop: B. De Graaf, 1969–72. Vol. IV: 177–188.
  3. Schoeck, R. J. John (III) More. Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985–87. Vol. 2: 454–455.
  4. Mello Moser, Maria Isabel Pestana de Emanuelem Lusitaniae Regem, Anno Domini. M.D. XIII. Damiao de Gois and John More through the analysis of Legatio Magni Indorum Imperatoris Presbyteri Ioannis, AD Emanuelem Lusitaniae Regem, Anno Domini. M.D. XIII. Diss. University of Manchester, 1992. [Cit.: http://www.zotero.org/suthfor/items/95245676 Not available through BL Ethos Service. A Master's unpublished? John Rylands Library (Th17043).]
  5. Kraye, Jill. Erasmus and the Canonization of Aristotle: The Letter to John More. [1990] See Thomas More: Correspondence
  6. Marc'hadour, Germain. John More Jr. on the Blessed Sacrament. Saint Thomas More and the Body of Christ. Angers: Moreanum, 2001. 64–71.
  7. Moser, Isabel. John More e Damião de Góis: Duas formas de um mesmo Ecumenismo. Revista de Estudos Anglo-Portugueses 14 (2005): ***–***. [Sum. (Eng): http://www2.fcsh.unl.pt/ceap/textos/sumariorevista14.doc]

Dame Alice More and Joanna More

  1. Allen, P. S. More and Netherhall. [1918–19] See More's Houses.
  2. Maynard, Theodore. Poor Lady More. America 50 (1934): 397–98. Rpt. in The Snob and the Saint. Ed. Sister Frances Theresa. Boston: Mosher, 1937. 29–31. [Sullivan 2:305 and 1:368.]
  3. Two Little-Known Pictures by Holbein in England. [1943] See Iconography.
  4. Marc'hadour, Germain. Supplique de Dame Alice More au Chancelier Audley (1538?). Moreana 4 (1964): 69–75. [Geritz F165.]
  5. Derrett, J. Duncan M. More's Attainder and Dame Alice's Predicament. [1965] See More's Imprisonment and Trial.
  6. Bell, Philip Ingress. Lady Alice the Unknown. Moreana 59 (1978): 9–12. [Geritz F012; Sullivan S2:12–13.]
  7. Condren, Conal. Dame Alice More and Xanthippe: Sisters to Mistress Quickly? Moreana 64 (1980): 59–64. [Geritz F041; Wentworth 104.]
  8. Warnicke, Retha. The Making of a Shrew: The Legendary History of Alice More. Rendezvous 15 (1980): 25–37. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 74 (1982): 56; Geritz F339; Wentworth 93.]
  9. Norrington, Ruth. In the Shadow of a Saint: Lady Alice More. Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire: Kylin P, 1983. [Geritz F221 (and F227); Wentworth 85.]
    Review(s):
    1. R. J. Schoeck, Moreana 82 (1984): 83–84. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana82pages83-84.pdf
    2. Mary O'Niell, Lady Alice: Out from the Shadows, Moreana 83/84 (1984): 83–86. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana83-84pages83-86.pdf
  10. Warnicke, Retha. The Restive Wife in Erasmus' Colloquy: Mistress More or Lady Mountjoy? Moreana 79/80 (1983): 5–14. [Geritz F340.]
  11. Geritz, Albert J. More's Remarriage: Or, Dame Alice Vindicated. Indiana Social Studies Quarterly 37:2 (1984): 47–56. [Geritz F089; Wentworth 73.]
  12. Schoeck, R. J. Alice More, and Jane Colt. Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985–87. Vols. 2: 451–52 + 1: 333.
  13. Warnicke, Retha. The Harpy in More's Household: Was it Lady Alice? Moreana 87/88 (1985): 5–13. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana87-88pages5-13.pdf [Geritz F338; Wentworth 92.]
  14. Prescott, Anne Lake. Crime and Carnival at Chelsea: Widow Edith and Thomas More's Household. [1989] See Walter Smith.
  15. Telle, Emile. La digamie de Thomas More, Érasme et Catarino Politi. Bibliothèque d'Humanisme et Renaissance 52 (1990): 323–32. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 113 (1993): 66. On More's second marriage and the differing attitudes on Erasmus and Catharinus.]
  16. Boswell, Jackson C. Poor Lady More. Renaissance Papers, 1991. Eds. George Walton Williams, and Barbara J. Baines. Raleigh, NC: Published by the Southeastern Renaissance Conferencee, 1992. 31–41. [Geritz F023.]
  17. Marc'hadour, Germain. More's First Wife . . . Jane? or Joan? Moreana 109 (1992): 3–22. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana109pages3-22.pdf [Sum.: p. 22; Geritz F161. The name of More's first wife called Ioanna in More's Latin Epitaph, was translated as Joan, but later as Jane from the 17th Century onwards. Includes mention of Jane Shore (pp. 9–10).]
  18. Warnicke, Retha. Inventing the Wicked Women of Tudor England: Alice More, Anne Boleyn, and Anne Stanhope. Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 20 (1999): 11–30, esp. 12–17. Online at http://humanities.byu.edu/rmmra/pdfs/20.pdf
  19. Warnicke, Retha M. More [née Harpur; other married name Middleton], Alice, Lady More (b. in or after 1474, d. in or before 1551),. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [2004] (http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/46912).

Mary Roper Bassett

  1. Bassett, Mary, trans. The Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius. British Library MS Harleian 1860. [Unpublished manuscript of English translation of the first five books of Eusebius. For description see Olivares, pp.158–61.]
  2. Trapp, J. B. Bassett [née Roper], Mary (d. 1572). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. [Jan. 2008] (http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/45808)
  3. Olivares-Merino, Eugenio M. Some Notes about Mary Clar(c)ke Bassett and her Translation of Eusebius. Moreana 177/78 (2009): 147–80. [Sum.: pp.147–48.]
  4. Hosington, Brenda M. Basset, Mary Roper Clarke. The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature. Edited by Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. and Alan Stewart. Oxford: Blackwell, 2012. (DOI)
  5. Goodrich, Jaime. Thomas More's "englishe tongue": Mary Roper Clarke Basset. Early Modern Englishwomen as Translators of Religious and Political Literature, 1500–1641 Diss. Boston College; Proquest, 2008: 227–247. Signs of Parental Power: Margaret Roper and Mary Tudor. 40–75 and Katherine Parr and Mary Tudor. 76–120. and Chapter 5 (see Google Books See also her Faithful Translators: Authorship, Gender, and Religion in Early Modern England. Northwestern UP, 2013.

See also De Tristitia. English Translations: Mary Basset.

More's Ancestry

  1. Hastings, Margaret. Sir Thomas More's Ancestry. TLS 12 Sep. 1952: 604. [Geritz F104; Sullivan 2:92–93.]
  2. Hastings, Margaret. The Ancestry of Sir Thomas More. The Guildhall Miscellany 2:1 (1961). Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 92–103, 599–601. [Geritz F102; Wentworth 238.]
  3. Cole, A. C. Sir Thomas More's quartering . . . and a new old grant. [1975] [1975] See On More's Name, Coat of Arms, etc.
  4. Reynolds, E. E. The Coat of Arms of Sir John More and His Descendents. [1977] See On More's Name, Coat of Arms, etc.
  5. Marc'hadour, Germain. The Death-Year of Thomas More's Mother. [1979] See Latin Epigrams: Studies.
  6. McConica, James K. The Patrimony of Thomas More. [1981] See Law and Politics.

More's Family, Friends and Descendents: 16th Century

  1. The Family of Sir Thomas More. The Bijou, or Annual of literature and the arts. [Creator: Samuel Taylor Coleridge.] London: William Pickering, 1829. 193–223. Online at https://archive.org/details/bijouorannualofl1829cole. [Sullivan 1:341. Only volume pulbished? Brief biographies of the figures in the Nostell Priory Portrait.]
  2. Sisson, C. Sir Thomas More and North Mimms. [1929] See More's Houses.
  3. Pollard, A. F., and A. W. Reed. Sir Thomas More's Family. TLS 27 Mar. 1930: 274, 298. [Two letters To the Editor on the marriage of two of More's daughters (Elizabeth and Cecily).]
  4. Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan Note on Mr. Thomas Moare, Owner of the Emmanuel Harpsfield. The life and death of Sr Thomas Moore, Knight, sometymes Lord high Chancellor of England. by Nicholas Harpsfield. Ed. Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock. Early English Texts Society 186. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford UP, 1932. 294–96.
  5. Aveling, J. C. H. Yorkshire Notes: St. Thomas More's Family Circle and Yorkshire. Recusant History 6 (1961/62): 238–44. [Sullivan I:35–36. On Thomas Paynell, the Creswell family, and Edward More, third son of John More and Ann Cresacre.]
  6. Blackburn, Elizabeth B. The Second and Third Generation: Some MS Letters of the More Circle. Wisconsin Studies in Literature 4 (1967): 119–28. [Geritz F021.]
  7. Marc'hadour, G. Thomas More and Thomas Linacre. Moreana 13 (1967): 63–67. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana13pages63-68.pdf [Geritz F166; Wentworth 83.]
  8. Reynolds, E. E. Which Thomas More?: A Retractation. Moreana 13 (1967): 79–82. Online http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana13pages79-82.pdf [On a namesake of More who was J.P. in Hampshire.]
  9. Schulte-Herbrüggen, Hubertus. More's Genealogy. TLS 18 June 1970: 662. [Geritz F305.]
  10. Murray, Francis G. The Contribution of the More Family to the Counter-Reformation. Venerabile 25 (1969–71): 113–23. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 27/28 (1970): 91.]
  11. Tucker, M. J. Thomas More and the Wentworths. Moreana 34 (1972): 57–60. [Geritz F334.]
  12. Tucker, M. J. The More-Norfolk Connection. [1972] See A Man For All Seasons.
  13. Aveling, J. C. H. The More Family and Yorkshire. Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 26–48, 586–89. [Geritz F006; Wentworth 235; Sullivan S2:7–8.]
  14. Carpinelli, Frank. Thomas More and the Daunce Family. Quincentennial Essays on St. Thomas More. Ed. Michael J. Moore. Boone, NC: Albion, 1978. 1–10. [Geritz F036; Wentworth 71.]
  15. Norrington, R. The Household of Sir Thomas More. [1984] See Iconography.
  16. Zapatka, Francis E. Thomas More and Thomas Darcy. Moreana 71/72 (1981): 15–27. [Geritz F351; Wentworth 97.]
  17. Hall, Noeline. Henry Patenson—Sir Thomas More's Fool. Moreana 101/102 (1990): 75–86. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana101-102pages75-86.pdf [Sum.: p.86; Geritz F100; Wentworth 74.]

See also John Rastell, Thomas Linacre, William Roper, etc.

Thomas More and John Donne

  1. Whitlock, B. D. The Heredity and Childhood of John Donne. Notes and Queries ns 6 (1959): 257–62, 348–53. [On Donne's relationships with the More, Rastell and Heywood families.]
  2. Whitlock, B. D. The Family of John Donne, 1588–91. Notes and Queries ns 7 (1960): 380–86.
  3. Reynolds, E. E. A Note on John Donne. Moreana 37 (1973): 41–43. [On a lost portrait of More and on Donne's recusant background.]
  4. Gleason, John B. Dr. Donne in the Court of Kings: A Glimpse from Marginalia. Journal of English and Germanic Philology 69 (1970): 599–612. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 51 (1976): 62–63; Geritz I047. On Donne's annotations to More's 1563 Lucubrationes.]
  5. Flynn, Dennis. Donne and the Ancient Catholic Nobility. English Literary Renaissance 19:3 (1989): 305–323. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 129 (1997): 78.]
  6. Gabrieli, Vittorio. Thomas More and John Donne. Moreana 115/116 (1993): 168. [On a lost 17th bust of Thomas More in the possession of John Donne, Jr., and on Donne's reference to More in Biathanatos.]
  7. Flynn, Dennis. Sir Thomas More and his Family, 1477–1535. John Donne and the Ancient Catholic Nobility. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1995. 19–53. [Geritz F081. Chapter One (19–35) deals with the More, Rastell and Heywood Families; Chapter Two (36–53) with Ellis and Jasper Heywood.]
  8. Gabrieli, Vittorio. John Donne, Thomas More e Roma. Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate [Florence] 48:3 (1995): 235–62.
  9. McLean, Andrew M. John Donne and Thomas More: An Elizabethan Catholic Legacy. Moreana 163 (2005): 93–104. [Sum.: pp.93–94.]

More's Family and Descendents: 17th and 18th Centuries

  1. Brooks, E. St. J. The Trinders of Holwell, Oxon.: A Link with Peter Heylyn and Sir Thomas More. Notes and Queries 152 (1927): 128–31, 191. [Sullivan 1:132.]
  2. Shanahan, Daniel. The Family of St. Thomas More In Essex, 1581–1640. Essex Recusant 1 (1959): 62–72, 95–103 + 2 (1960): 44–45, 76–85, 118–23 + 5 (1963): 59–57 + 6 (1964): 96–68. [Geritz F309.]
  3. Shanahan, Daniel. The Death of Thomas More, Secular Priest Great-Grandson of St. Thomas More. Recusant History 7 (1963): 23–32. [Geritz F308.]
  4. Allison, Anthony Francis. Richard Smith, Richelieu and the French Marriage, etc. Essex Recusants, 7 (1964): 148–210. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 3 (1964): 103–104; Sullivan S2:4. Deals with role of More's great grandson Rev. Thomas More, d.1625, in the marriage negotiations for the alliance of Charles I and Henrietta Maria.]
  5. Knell, P. R. P. The Descendants of Saint Thomas More. Essex Recusants, 6 (1964): 1–12. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 3 (1964): 112–13 + 4: 121.]
  6. Knell, P. R. P The More Family in Hertfordshire. Essex Recusant 6 (1964): 112–17. [Geritz F212.]
  7. Marc'hadour, Germain. The English Secular Priest Thomas More and the 1625 French Marriage. Moreana 3 (1964): 103–104.
  8. Shanahan, Daniel. Thomas More IV, Secular Priest 1565–1625. Essex Recusant 7 (1965): 105–14.
  9. Loomie, Albert. A Grandniece of Thomas More: Catharine Bentley, ca 1565–ca 1625. Moreana 29 (1971): 13–15. [Geritz F142. On grants of money by the Spanish Court to Catherine Bentley, her husband and son.]
  10. Shanahan, Daniel, and Davidson, Alan. The Descendants of St. Thomas More. London Recusant 3 (1973) 82–98.
  11. Garavaglia, Gian Paolo. Cresacre and Thomas More During the English Revolution, 1640–1660. Moreana 42 (1974): 39–42. [Geritz F085. On the sequestration (and eventual discharge) of the property of Cresacre More, and his son Thomas More.]
  12. McCann, Timothy J. Catharine Bentley, Great Grand-daughter of St. Thomas More, and Her Catholic Connections in Sussex. Moreana 43/44 (1974): 41–45. [Geritz F189. Identifies Catherine Bentley as daughter of Thomas Roper, son of William and Margaret Roper, and niece of Viscount Montague.]
  13. Shanahan, Daniel. The Descendents of St. Thomas More In Essex. Essex Recusant 19:2 (1977): 110–14. [Sum.: James Perrin Warren, Moreana 58 (1978): 83.]
  14. Holt, Geoffrey. Haeres . . . Thomae More Cancellarii: Fr Thomas More 1722–95. Recusant History 24:1 (1998): 76–88.
  15. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More dans l'histoire de Bruges. [1988] See More's Travels.

Friends and Contemporaries of More

More and Budé

  1. Garanderie, Marie-Madeleine de la, trans. La correspondance de Guillaume Budé et Thomas More. [1968] See Literary Letters.
  2. Marc'hadour, Germain. Budé of Paris and More of London. Moreana 19/20 (1968): 157–64. [Geritz F153; Wentworth 81.]
  3. Schoeck, Richard J. The Ironic and the Prophetic: Towards Reading More's Utopia as a Multidisciplinary Work. [1978] See Utopia: Prefatory Letters and Parerga.
  4. Schrenck, Gilbert. Profils d'Humanistes: Budé, Érasme, More d'après leur correspondance (1500–1530). Travaux de linguistique et de littérature [Strasbourg] 21:2 (1983): 105–19.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 91/92 (1986): 131–32.
  5. Garanderie, Marie-Madeleine de la. Guillaume Budé lecteur de l'Utopie. [1989] See Utopia: Prefatory Letters and Parerga.

More and Erasmus

  1. Thompson, J. A. K. Erasmus in England. England und die Antike. Ed. F. Saxl. Vorträge der Bibliothek Warburg (Leipzig, 1932) IX (1930–31), 64–82. [Wentworth 490.]
  2. Thompson, M. G. Satire and the Satiric Spirit in the Works of Desiderius Erasmus and St. Thomas More. M. A. Diss. U of Toronto, 1948. [Directed by Arthur E. Barker.]
  3. Sowards, J. K. Thomas More and the Friendship of Erasmus, 1499–1517: A Study in Northern Humanism. Diss. U of Michigan, 1952. [Geritz L026.]
  4. Pineas, Rainer. Erasmus and More: Some Contrasting Theological Opinions. Renaissance News 13 (1960): 298–300. [Geritz F243. Contrasts some of More's views on relics, celibacy, biblical translation, stated in his polemical works, with Erasmus' views.]
  5. Nédoncelle, M. L'Humour d'Érasme et l'humour de Thomas More. [1969] See More: Humour and Wit.
  6. Sowards, J. K. Thomas More, Erasmus and Julius II: A Case of Advocacy. Moreana 24 (1969): 81–99. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana24pages81-99.pdf [Geritz F313; Wentworth 89. On the Julius Exclusus and More.]
  7. Schoeck, R. J. The Place of Erasmus Today. Erasmus of Rotterdam: A Quincentennial Symposium. Ed. R. L. DeMolen. New York: Twayne, 1971. 77–92, 138–39. A rev. and abbr. version of this paper published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 4th ser. 8 (1970): 287–98. [Compares More unfavorably to Erasmus on pp. 83–90.]
  8. Dust, Philip. Thomas More's Influence on Erasmus' Epigram Against Julius II. Moreana 65/66 (1980): 99–106. Rpt. in Three Renaissance Pacifists: Essays in the Theories of Erasmus, More, and Vives. American University Studies, Series 9. History 23. New York: Peter Lang, 1987. 123–134. [Geritz N018; Wentworth 305 (and 457).]
  9. Hibbard, G. R. Erasmus and More in the Age of Shakespeare. Erasmus in English 12 (1983): 2–10. [Geritz G044.]
  10. Chomarat, Jacques. Superstitio, Religio et Impietas. Moreana 83/84 (1984): 151–56. [Geritz R074.]
  11. Patrides, C. A. Erasmus and More: Dialogues with Reality. Kenyon Review ns 8 (1986): 34–48. Rpt. in Figures in a Renaissance Context. Ed. Claude J. Summers and Ted-Larry Pebworth. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 1989. 7–27. [Geritz L020. On More's and Erasmus's Translations of Lucian, Utopia. and a Dialogue of Comfort.]
  12. Schoeck, Richard J. Telling More from Erasmus: An Essai in Renaissance Humanism. Moreana 91/92 (1986): 11–19. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana91-92pages11-19.pdf [Geritz F294; Wentworth 69.]
  13. White, Thomas I. Legend and Reality: The Friendship Between More and Erasmus. [1987] See Correspondence.
  14. Schulte Herbrüggen, Hubertus. Erasmus und England: Erasmus und Morus. Erasmus und Europa. Ed. August Buck. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1988. 91–110. [Geritz F302.]
  15. Telle, Emile. La digamie de Thomas More, Érasme et Catarino Politi. [1990] See More: Dame Alice More and Joanna More.
  16. Jardine, Lisa. Erasmus: Man of Letters. Princeton: Princeton Up, 1993. 21–41, 118–21, 174–87. [On the Quentin Metsys Diptych and More's verses, and on Utopia and the Praise of Folly.]
    Review(s):
    1. J. B. Trapp, London Review of Books 4 Nov. 1993: 31–33.
  17. Stewart. Alan. The Trouble with English Humanism: More, Tyndale and Darling Erasmus. [2002] See MoveVsTyndale
  18. Mansfield, Bruce. Erasmus and More: Exploring Vocations. A Companion to Thomas More. Ed. A. D. Cousins, and Damian Grace. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2009. 145–64. [Sum.: p.15.]
  19. Baker-Smith, D. Erasmus and More: A Friendship Revisited. Recusant History 30:1 (2010): 7–25.
  20. Miller, Clarence H. Extraordinary Friends. Humanism and Style: Essays on Erasmus and More. Intro. by Jerry Harp. Bethlehem: Lehigh UP, . 111–117, 139. [First presented as an after dinner talk in Dallas on 5th Nov. 2005, but not available on the www.thomasmorestudies.org website.]

See also More's Latin Letters: Studies, In Defence of Humanism and Poetry Utopia: More and Erasmus, and Feminism and Education, Early Biographers: Desiderius Erasmus

More and Vives

  1. Watson, Foster, ed. Vives and the Renascence Education of Women. London: Edward Arnold; New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1912. Rpt. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Littlefield, 1971. [Sullivan IV:272. Modernized spelling edition of Richard Hyrde's 16th century English translation of De Institutione foeminae christianae. Also includes Richard Hyrde's Preface to Margaret Roper's translation of Erasmus' Precatio dominica (159–73) and The School of Sir Thomas More (175–194).]
  2. Watson, Foster. A Friend of Sir Thomas More. The Nineteenth Century and After. 83 (1918): ?540–52.
  3. Watson, Foster. Luis Vives el gran Valenciano (1492–1540). Hispanic Notes & Monographs: Essays, Studies, and Brief Biographies Issued by the Hispanic Society of America 4. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1922. 34–48, 49–63, passim. [Wentworth 94.]
  4. De Vocht, Henri, ed. Vives and his Visits to England. 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 Lovanienia 4. Louvain: Librairie Universitere Ch. Uystpruyst, publisher, 1934. 1–60. [The whole volume makes many references to More. Available through JSTOR.]
  5. Guy, Alain. Vivès socialiste et l'Utopie de More. Moreana 31/32 (1971): 263–79. [Geritz R176.]
  6. Fantazzi, Charles. Vives, More and Erasmus. Juan Luis Vives. Arbeitsgespräch in der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel vom 6. bis. 8. November 1980. Ed. A. Buck. Wolfenbütteler Abhandlungen zur Renaissanceforschung 3. Hamburg: Dr. Ernst Hauswedell & Co., 1981. 164–76.
  7. Herrero, Javier. More and Vives: Christian Radical Thought and the Renaissance. Spain: Church-State Relations. Eds. Lawrence Biondi, and Mercedes M. Robles. Chicago: Loyola U of Chicago P, 1983. 17–36. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 103 (1990): 32; Geritz F115; Wentworth 75.]
  8. Olivares-Merino, Eugenio M. A Month with the Mores: The Meeting of Juan Luis Vives and Margaret More Roper. [2007] See Margaret Roper.

More and Fisher

  1. Surtz, Edward. More's Friendship with Fisher. Moreana 15/16 (1967): 115–33. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. R. S. Sylvester and G. Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 169–79, 607–11. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana15-16pages115-33.pdf [Geritz F321; Wentworth 90.]
  2. Marc'hadour, Germain. Sur John Fisher et Thomas More. Revue d'histoire ecclésiastique 70 (1975): 49–59.
  3. Ferguson, Arthur B. Fisher, More and the problem of tradition. Clio Unbound: Perception of the social and cultural past in Renaissance England. Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1979. 150–57.
  4. Schieser, Hans A. Education for Civil Courage: The Examples of Thomas More and John Fisher. Thomas Morus Jahrbuch 1984/85. 133–36.
  5. Taylor-Hood, John C. R. English Historians' Treatments of Sir Thomas More and Bishop John Fisher in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries. M.A. Diss. Memorial U of Newfoundland, 1999. Online at http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/obj/s4/f2/dsk1/tape9/PQDD_0016/MQ54910.pdf.
  6. Hatt, Cecilia. The Two-Edged Sword as an Image of Civil Power for Fisher and More. Moreana 45: 175 (2008): 67–86. [Sum.: pp.67–68.]
  7. Hatt, Cecilia. Keeping the Conversation Going: Fisher & More and Henry VIII's Intellectual Tyranny. [] Moreana 49: 189/90 (2012): 127–39. [Sum.: pp.127–28.]

See also Modern Biographies.

More and Charles V

  1. Marc'hadour, Germain. Lettre de Charles-Quint à Thomas More. [2000] See Individual Letters.
  2. Olivares Merino, Eugenio M. Thomas More and Charles V. Part I/II [III]: Serenissimo Castellae principe Carolo. Moreana 50:191–192 (June 2013): 67–110. [Sum.: pp.67–68. Covers the period from 1515 to 1526.]
  3. Olivares Merino, Eugenio M. Thomas More and Charles V. Part II/III: A good servant of the Queen. Moreana 50:193–194 (Dec 2013): 187–228. [Sum.: pp.187–88. Covers the period from 1527 to 1532.]
  4. Olivares Merino, Eugenio M. Thomas More and Charles V. Part III/III: Such a worthy councellour. Moreana 52:199–200 (June 2015): 191–235. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana199-200pages191-235.pdf. [Sum.: pp.191–92. Covers the period from 1533 to 1535, with an appendix (pp.225–32) on Charles V's words to Thomas Elyot.]

More and Elyot

  1. Lehmberg, Stanford E. Sir Thomas Elyot: Tudor Humanist. Austin: U of Texas P, 1960. 14–19, 108–10, 153–54, passim. [Geritz F138; Wentworth 78.]
  2. Major, J. H. Sir Thomas More. Sir Thomas Elyot and Renaissance Humanism. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 1964. 89–139. [Geritz G055; Wentworth 80. On Elyot's friendship with More.]
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 9 (1966): 52–56.
  3. Wilson, K. J. Usque ad aras: Thomas Elyot's Friendship with Thomas More. Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Sanctandreani. Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: St. Andrews, 24 August to 1 September 1982. Ed. I. D. McFarlane. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 38. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1986. 531–35. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/sanctaactaconvent00inteuoft [Geritz F348.]
  4. Baker, David. To Divulgate or Set Forth: Humanism and Heresy in Sir Thomas Elyot's The Book Named The Governor. Studies in Philology 90 (1993): 46–57. [Geritz R020. On The Book Named the Governor and More's Utopia.]
  5. Baumann, Uwe. Übersetzungstheorie und Übersetzungspraxis im englischen Frühhumanismus: Sir Thomas More und Sir Thomas Elyot. Kulturwandel im Spiegel des Sprachwandels: Achtes Partnerschaftskolloquium der Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia der Università degli Studi di Napoli, und der philosophischen Fakultat der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf vom 21.–24.10.1991. Ed. Karl-Egon Lönne. Kultur und Erkenntnis Bd. 12. Tübingen: Franke, 1995. 107–137.
  6. Norland, Howard B. More's and Elyot's Political Perspectives and their Classical Antecedents. Moreana 153/54 (2003): 121–42. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana153-154pages121-142.pdf [Sum.: pp. 121–22.]

See also Early Biographers: William Roper, and Thomas Elyot.

More and Thomas Cromwell

  1. Reynolds, E.E. More, Coverdale and Cromwell. Moreana 10 (1966): 77–79.
  2. Sorlien, Robert P. Henry Howard on Cromwell to More (an Augmentation). Moreana 42 (1974): 43–44. [Geritz F312.]
  3. Rimmel, Lesley A. Was Thomas Cromwell a Morean? Moreana 75/76 (1982): 5–24. [Geritz F270; Wentworth 68.]
  4. Elton, G. R. Thomas More and Thomas Cromwell. in Reformation, Humanism, and Revolution. Vol. 1 of Proceedings of the Folger Institute Center for the History of British Political Thought. Ed. Gordon J. Schochet. 6 vols. Washington, DC: Folger Institute, Folger Shakespeare Library: 1990. I: 95–110. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 123/24 (1995): 148–49.]

Protestant Treatments of More

This section deals mainly with works written after More's death.

  1. Pineas, Rainer. Thomas More's Utopia and Protestant Polemics. Renaissance News 17 (1964): 197–201. [Geritz R324; Wentworth 399. On hostile references or allusions to Utopia in the writings of Tyndale, John Frith, William Roy and John Foxe.]
  2. Bietenholz, Peter G. A Protestant Presentation of More in 1581. Moreana 13 (1967): 59–62. [Geritz F016; Sullivan S2:16. Based almost entirely on Paulus Jovius.]
  3. Marc'hadour, Germain. Hugh Latimer (c.1492–1555) and Thomas More. Moreana 18 (1968): 29–48. [Geritz F159; Wentworth 82. Includes some discussion of Latimer's dealings with More while he was still alive.]
  4. Allen, Ward. Hooker and the Utopians. English Studies 51 (1970): 37–39. [Geritz I004; Sullivan S2:3; Moreana 2 (1964): 111–12.]
  5. Stanwood, Paul G., and Laetitia Yeandle. Richard Hooker's Use of Thomas More. Moreana 35 (1972): 5–16. [Geritz I104; Wentworth 122.]
  6. Telle, Emile V. Éloge de Thomas More par Richard Dinot. Moreana 42 (1974): 17–20.
  7. Hogan, J. W. A Thomas More Reference in Calvin's Isaiah Commentary. Moreana 45 (1975): 37–38. [cf. Geritz N012. Dated 1551, comparing More to Shebna. For C. C[otton]'s 1609 English translation, see Boswell #102, following Hogan.]
  8. Pineas, Rainer. Thomas More as an Anti-Catholic Weapon in Protestant Polemics. Moreana 70 (1980): 45–48. [Geritz I087. On the polemical use of More's death by George Joye, John Foxe, John Bale and others.]
  9. Wooden, Warren W. Thomas More in Hostile Hands: The English Image of More in Protestant Literature of the Renaissance. Moreana 75/76 (1982): 77–87. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana75-76pages77-87.pdf [Geritz H024; Wentworth 132.]
  10. Pineas, Rainer. John Bale on Thomas More. Moreana 90 (1986): 77–78.
  11. Kelly, Erin E. John Foxe, Poets, and Sir Thomas More. [] See The Book of Sir Thomas More: General Studies.
  12. Cirelli, Gary. The Changing Portrayal of Sir Thomas More's Life. Quidditas 32 (2011): 272–290. Online at http://humanities.byu.edu/rmmra/pdfs/32.pdf [Deals mainly with John Foxe's treatment of More and on the use of Foxe in some modern biographies.]

Biographical Studies

More's Early Biographers, and Editors

General Studies

  1. Bridgett, Thomas Edward. Moriana: Selections from writers of the sixteenth century, illustrating the life, character, and martyrdom of Blessed Thomas More. London: St. William's P (Redemptorist Father), 1892. 80p. [Sullivan 1:127. In Latin. Selections from Erasmus, Pace, Campion, Pole, Stapleton, and More himself. See Marc'hadour Latin Lives, (2009) 34–35.]
  2. Chambers, Raymond Wilson. The Saga and the Myth of Sir Thomas More. [1926] See General Critical Studies of More's Works.
  3. Schütt, Marie. Die Biographien Sir Thomas Mores, und Über die verschiedenen Bearbeitungen des More-Stoffes. Die englische Biographik de Tudor-Zeit. Hamburg: Friederichsen, de Gruyter & Co., 1930. 58–77, 138–40. [Some sections also listed separately.]
  4. Trevor-Roper, Hugh R. Sir Thomas More and the English Lay Recusants. Men and Events: Historical Essays. New York: Harper, 1957. Rpt. New York: Octagon Books, 1976. 91–97.
  5. Trevor-Roper, Hugh R. The Image of Thomas More in England, 1535–1635. La Fortuna dell'Utopia di Thomas More nel dibattito politico europeo del '500. Atti della 2° Giornata Luigi Firpo (2 marzo 1995). Quaderni (Fondazione Luigi Firpo. Centro di studi sul pensiero politico), 2. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1996. 5–23.
  6. Schütt, Marie. Die englische Biographik der frühen Stuartzeit (1603–1640). Anglia 81 (1963): 129–41. [Geritz F307.]
  7. White, Helen C. The Catholic Martyrs under Henry. Tudor Books of Saints and Martyrs. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1963. 96–131. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 2 (1964): 113–114; Geritz H022; Wentworth 130.]
  8. McConica, James K. The Recusant Reputation of Thomas More. Reports of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association 30 (June 1964): 47–61. Available online at http://www.cchahistory.ca/journal/CCHA1963/McConica.pdf Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 136–49, 603–04. Revised version rpt. as Appendix II: The Recusant Traditions of Thomas More. English Humanists and Reformation Politics. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1965. 286–94. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 3 (1964): 113–14; Geritz H009 and H010; Wentworth 118.]
  9. Greene, James J. Thomas More and the More Traditions. Diss. Columbia U, 1966. [Geritz F096; Abs.: Moreana 3 (1964): 95–97.]
  10. Derrett, J. Duncan M. St. Thomas More and the Would-be Suicide. Downside Review 88 (1970): 372–77. [Geritz F060. Deals with a couple of incidents from early More biographies and apocrypha.]
  11. Maguire, John B. The Development of Sixteenth-Century English Biography in the Tradition of Erasmus and Thomas More. Diss. Stanford U, 1970. [Geritz F148; DAI 1971, 31: 6016A-17A.]
  12. Greene, James J. Thomas More and the More Tradition: Utopia and Early More Biography. Moreana 31/32 (1971): 199–208. [Geritz F095; Wentworth 110; Sullivan S2:60.]
  13. Anderegg, Michael A. The Anecdotal Tradition of Thomas More: A Note. Moreana 35 (1972): 55–56. [Geritz F002; Sullivan S2:5.]
  14. Anderegg, Michael A. Utopia and Early More Biography: Another View. Moreana 33 (1972): 23–29. [Geritz F005; Wentworth 99; Sullivan S2:5. A reply to James J. Greene's article.]
  15. Anderegg, Michael A. The Tradition of Early More Biography. Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 3–25, 583–86. [Geritz F004; Wentworth 98; Sullivan S2:5.]
  16. Burchfield, Robert. A Profile of the Grammar of Three Sixteenth-Century Lives of Sir Thomas More and of an Unrelated drab Prose Work by Anthony Gilby. England and the Continental Renaissance: Essays in Honour of J. B. Trapp. Ed. E. Chaney and P. Mack. Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell P, 1990. 109–24. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 117 (1994): 116. Burchfield uses three lives of St. Thomas More: Roper (1558), Harpsfield (1559), Ro. Ba. (1599), and a work of Anthony Gilby's (1585) to illustrate distinctive features of C. S. Lewis' drab age prose.]
  17. Schoeck, Richard J. Neo-Latin Resources for Biography: A Preliminary View. Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Torontonensis. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Toronto, 8 August to 13 August 1988. Ed. Alexander Dalzell, Charles Fantazzi, Richard J. Schoeck. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 86. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1991. 100–110. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/toronactaconvent00inteuoft [Geritz F288. Includes discussion of Erasmus.]
  18. Marc'hadour, Germain. Latin Lives of Thomas More. A Companion to Thomas More. Ed. A. D. Cousins, and Damian Grace. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2009. 21–38. [Sum.: p.12. On descriptions of More in Pace, Vives, Erasmus's Letters, the Expositio fidelis, Stapleton and a Latin Life by T.E. Bridgett (1890's).]

Biographers: Desiderius Erasmus (Allen #999, etc)

Editions

See also General Editions and Translations of Erasmus's Correspondence.

  1. Epistola Des. Erasmi Rot. ad Vldricum Hutterum de Thomae Mori . . . uita. Thomae Mori Lucubrationes. Basle: Episcopius, 1563, pp.497–510. [Gibson 74 + Smith 1981:35–36 + 1988:139; Allen #999.]
  2. Desid. Erasmus Roterodamus Ulrico Hutteno. Thomae Mori Angliae quondam Cancellarii, Opera Omnia. Frankfort and Leipzig: Christian Gensch, 1689. 342–345. Available online http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/OmniaOpera/Epistolae.pdf [See Gibson 77. Reprints 1563 edition?]
  3. Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Opera omnia. Tomus tertius, qui complectitur epistolas pluribus quam CCCCXXV ab Erasmo aut ad Erasmum scriptis auctiores, ordine temporum nunc primum dispositas, multo quam unquam antea emendatiores. Ed. J. Clericus [Jean Leclerc]. Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: P. Van der Aa, 1703. 447 and 605. [Rogers p.568; Gibson 149. Cited as LB. Includes Erasmus' Letters to Hutten and Budé about More.]
  4. Jortin, John, ed. A character of More. (twice) The Life of Erasmus. 2 vols. London: J. Whiston and B. White, 1758–1760. Vol. 2: 359–69. Online at http://books.google.ca/books?id=NbQ_AAAAcAAJ&pg=PA359 Rpt. 3 vols. London: Printed by Richard Taylor for John White, 1808. Vol. 3: 62–71. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=JukpAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA62 Rpt. Kessinger, 2009. [ESTC T146995. Erasmus's letters to Hutten and Budé about More (XIX–XX).]
  5. Allen, P. S. Selections from Erasmus: Principally from his Epistles. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1908. No. XXVI, pp. 113–125, 153–56. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/selectionsfromer00erasiala and http://www.fullbooks.com/Selections-from-Erasmus.html [Sullivan I:13. Latin text.]
  6. Allen, P. S., and H. M. Allen, eds. Opus epistolarum Des. Erasmi Roterodami. Tom. IV, 1519–1521. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1922. Vol IV: #999, pp.12–23, and #1233, pp.575–580. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/opusepistolarumd04erasuoft [Letters to Hutten (1519) and Budé (1521) about More.]
  7. Marc'hadour, Germain, ed. and trans. Thomas More vu par Érasme: La lettre de 1519 à Hutten. Angers: Éditions Moreana, 1969. [Latin text and French translation, together with 150 page commentary.]

Translations

  1. Character of Sir Thomas More by Erasmus. North American Review 8, no.22 (1818): 181–91. Online at https://www.jstor.org/stable/25121411. [Sullivan 1:191–92.]
  2. Nichols, Francis M., trans. Erasmus to Ulrich von Hutten. Epistles of Erasmus. 3 vols. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1901–1918. Rpt. New York: Russell and Russell, 1962. 3: 387–401. Rpt. in Utopia: A New Translation, Backgrounds, Criticism. Ed. Robert M. Adams. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1975. 127–33. Rpt. 2nd rev. ed. 1992. 125–33. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/Erasmus%20to%20Ulrich%20von%20Hutten.pdf
  3. Allen, P. S., and H. M. Allen, eds. Life of Sir Thomas More by Erasmus. Sir Thomas More: Selections from His English Works and from the Lives by Erasmus and Roper. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1924. 1–9. [English translation by P. S. Allen.]
  4. Campbell, Mildred, ed. Letter of Erasmus to Von Hutton. The Utopia of Sir Thomas More. Toronto and New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1947. 185–204. [Translation.]
  5. Büchner, Karl. Die Freundschaft zwischen Hutten und Erasmus: Brief des Erasmus an Hutten über Thomas Morus (Zweisprachig lateinisch-deutsch). Übersetzt von Karl Büchner, mit einem biographischen Essay und Anmerkungen. München: Alber (Dokumente Abendländischer Bildung), 1948. 74pp. [Sullivan 1:137.]
  6. Huizinga, Johan. Erasmus and the Age of Reformation. With a selection from the letters of Erasmus. Trans. F. Hopman. Letters trans. Barbara Flower. New York: Harper and Row, 1957. 231–39. Online at http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/22900 [Originally published in 1924.]
  7. Marc'hadour, Germain, trans. Une Lettre d'Érasme sur Thomas More. L'Utopie II (1960): 1–3. [Sullivan 2:280–81.]
  8. Marc'hadour, Germain, trans. Thomas More vu par Érasme. Saint Thomas More: Lettre à Dorp—La Supplication des Ames. Namur: Le Soleil Levant, 1962. 3–35. [Sullivan 2:283.]
    Review(s):
    1. Pierre Mesnard, Moreana 1 (1963): 30–39.
  9. Greene, James J., and John P. Dolan, eds. Letter of Erasmus to Ulrich von Hutten. The Essential Thomas More. New York: Mentor, 1967. 286–94. [English Translation.]
  10. Bertagnoni, Marialisa, trans. Tommaso Moro: Preghiere della Torre con una lettera di Erasmo da Rotterdam. Brescia: Morcelliana, 1968. 25–40. [Italian translation.]
  11. Marc'hadour, Germain, ed. and trans. Thomas More vu par Érasme: La lettre de 1519 à Hutten. [1969] See Editions
  12. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More, ou la sage folie. Collection Philosophes de tous les temps 76. Paris: Éditions Seghers, 1971. 77–84, 141–142. [French translation of three of Erasmus's letters, Allen 1117, 1233 and the Preface to Praise of Folly).]
  13. Olin, John, ed. Thomas More, 7 February 1477–6 July 1535: A Portrait in Words by his Friend Erasmus. On the Occasion of the Conference Marking the Quincentennial of the Birth of St. Thomas More, Kt. Held at the University on February 10th and 11th.... New York: Fordham UP, 1977. 14 pages + 1 plate. [Adapted from the translation of F. M. Nichols.]
  14. Buhr-Ohlmeyer, Hildegard, trans. William Roper: Das Leben des Thomas Morus. [Im Anhang u.a.: Brief des Erasmus (über Morus) an Ulrich von Hutten von 23.7.1519.] Intro. Albert Ohlmeyer. Heidelberg: Lambert Schneider, 1986. 97–108.
    Review(s):
    1. Uwe Baumann, Moreana 94 (1987): 53–54.
  15. Mynors, R.A.B., and Peter G. Bietenholz, trans. The Correspondence of Erasmus. in The Complete Works of Erasmus. vols. 7 & 8. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1987–1988. 7:#999, pp.15–25, and 8:#1233, pp.294–99. [Erasmus's letters to Hutten and Budé about More.]
  16. Thornton, John F., and Susan B. Varenne, eds. Description of Thomas More by Erasmus. Saint Thomas More: Selected Writings. Intro. Joseph W. Koterski, S.J. New York: Vintage Books, 2003. 244–248. [Excerpt.]
  17. Wegemer, Gerard B., and Stephen W. Smith, eds. Erasmus on Thomas More, 1519, and Erasmus of Rotterdam to His Friend, Guillaume Budé. A Thomas More Source Book. Washington, DC: Catholic U of America P, 2004. 3–13, 221–226. [Allen 999 and 1233. Based on CWE 7 and 8.]

Studies

  1. Whittinton, Robert. The Vulgaria of John Stanbridge and the Vulgaria of Robert Whittinton. Ed. Beatrice White. Early English Text Society 187. London: Oxford UP, 1932. 64. [Whittington (c.1520) translates Erasmus' famous phrase as a man for all seasons, quoted in Moreana 59/60 (1978): 135.]
  2. Villoslada, Ricardo Garcia. Tomás Moro en las epístolas de Erasmo. [1935] See Literary Letters.
  3. Kaiser, Walter Jacob. The Epistle Dedicatory. Praisers of Folly: Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 25. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1963. 6, 24, 26, 27–34, 43, 103–104, 144. [Geritz J013.
    Review(s):
    1. M. MacLure, Renaissance News 17 (1964): 110–11.
  4. Meulon, Henri. Présence de Thomas More. [1964] See Iconography.
  5. Bietenholz, Peter G. Erasmus' View of More. Moreana 5 (1965): 5–16. [Geritz F015; Wentworth 100; Sullivan S2:16.]
  6. Garanderie, M. M. de la. Le feminisme de Thomas More et d'Erasme. [1966] See Feminism and Education.
  7. Remy-Dumoulin, Yvonne. Le portrait de Thomas More par Érasme. Hommages à Marie Delcourt. Ed. Roland Crahay, Marcelle Derwa, and Robert Joly. Collections Latomus, 114. Bruxelles: Latomus, 1970. 307–16.
  8. Phillips, Margaret Mann. Erasmus and Biography. University of Toronto Quarterly 42 (1971): 185–201. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 42 (1974): 73–74. Sees Erasmus' biography of More as Suetonian in inspiration.]
  9. Phillips, Margaret Mann. Erasmus tenax philomôros Moreana 39 (1973): 100. [On Allen 2997 (Feb 1535) and Erasmus' caution in dealing with More's and Fisher's imprisonment.]
  10. Phillips, Margaret Mann. Omnium horarum homo: A Man for All Seasons. Moreana 50 (1976): 13–14. [Sum. Geritz F242. On the origins of the phrase in Ennius (as quoted by Aulus Gellius).]
  11. Klawiter, Randolph. Thomas More, Erasmus and Ulrich von Hutten: Some Reflections. Moreana 67/68 (1980): 17–30. [Geritz F134; Wentworth 115.]
  12. Marc'hadour, Germain. Éloge d'un sage-fou: Thomas More. Moreana 63/1 (1979): 11–13 + 67/68 (1980): 174. [On French translations of More as a Man for All Seasons. See also Moreana 111/12 (1992): 60–65.]
  13. Marc'hadour, Germain. Omnium horarum homo: A Man For All Seasons. Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook 1 (1981): 141–147. [On the origins of this name and various English translations. For more translations (in English, French, Dutch and German), see also G.M. Moreana 111/12 (1992): 58–65.]
  14. Blom, N. van der. La démission de More selon Érasme (d'après Allen X, lettres 2735, 2750 et 2780). [1986] See Thomas More: Correspondence.
  15. O'Donnell, Anne M. The Portrait of More in Erasmus' Last Letters, 1532–1536. Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook 6 (1986): 125–139. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 97 (1988): 168.]
  16. Marc'hadour, Germain. Erasmus: First and Best Biographer of Thomas More. Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook 7 (1987): 1–30. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 97 (1988): 169.]
  17. Boyle, Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle. Folly Plus: Moria and More. Journal of Religious History 15 (1989): 436–47. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 108 (1991): 122.]
  18. Trapp, J. B. Erasmus and his English Friends. Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook 12 (1992): 18–44. [Pp. 39–44 deal with Erasmus's letter on More and the Quinten Massys diptych.]
  19. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More (1477–1535) and Ulrich von Hutten (1488–1523). Europa: Wiege des Humanismus und der Reformation. 5 Internationales Symposion der Amici Thomas Mori 20. bis 27. Mai 1995 in Mainz. Dokumentation. Ed. Hermann Boventer and Uwe Baumann. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1997. 87–95.
  20. Miller, Clarence H. On A man for all seasons. Thomas More Studies 1 (2006):26–29. http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/tmstudies/Miller_on_mfas.pdf Audio recording available at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/conference2005.html.
  21. Murphy, Clare M. Erasmus as biographer of Thomas More and his family. Erasmus and the Renaissance republic of letters: proceedings of a conference to mark the centenary of the publication of the first volume of Erasmi epistolae by P.S. Allen, Corpus Christie College, Oxford, 5–7 September 2006. Edited by Stephen Ryle; foreword by Lisa Jardine. Disputatio, 24. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2014. 85–103.

See also Utopia: More and Erasmus, and More and Erasmus.

Biographers: Edward Hall (1498?–1547)

Editions

  1. 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 http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/library.html Both volumes online at https://archive.org/details/henryviii01halluoft and https://archive.org/details/henryviii02halluoft [Sullivan 2:69–70.]

Studies

  1. Herman, Peter. Henrician Historiography and the Voice of the People: The Cases of More and Hall. [1997] See More's Richard III: Historiography and General Literary Studies.

See also Edward Hall.

Biographers: William Roper (1496–1578)

Critical Editions

  1. 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. Online at [Geritz F273; Sullivan 2:111. The standard edition, based on thirteen early manuscripts. Cited as Hitchcock.]

Manuscripts

  1. British Library, MS Harleian 6254. [Hitchcock xi. Basis for Hitchcock edition.]
  2. British Library, MS Harleian 6362. [Hitchcock xi–xii.]
  3. British Library, MS Harleian 6166. [Hitchcock xii–xiii.]
  4. British Library, MS Additional 11388. [Hitchcock xiii.]
  5. British Library, MS Additional 4242. [Hitchcock xiv. Imperfect MS, end of MS fols. 39–43 contained in MS Additional 4474. leaf between fol. 38 and 39 missing.]
  6. British Library, MS Additional 4474. [Hitchcock xiv. Contains end of MS Additional 4242. See above.]
  7. British Library, MS Sloane 1705. [Hitchcock xiv–xv.]
  8. Manuscript in the possession (in 1935) of Rt. Hon. John Burns, [MS J] [Hitchcock xv–xvi. Used for Hearne's 1716 edition.]
  9. Manuscript in the possession (in 1935) of Rt. Hon. John Burns, [MS B] [Hitchcock xvi. Second Burns manuscript.]
  10. Cambridge University Library, MS Mm. IV. 21. [Hitchcock xvi–xvii.]
  11. London, Victoria and Albert Museum, MS Dyce 46. [Hitchcock xvii–xviii.]
  12. Oxford Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 966. [Hitchcock xviii.]
  13. Oxford Bodleian Library, MS Willis 58. [Hitchcock xviii–xix.]
  14. Brussels, Bollandist Library MS 544. [Hitchcock xix–xx.]

Eight Additional MSS from Beal I/2: 348 and CW 1: cxviii–cxix.

  1. Oxford Bodleian Library, MS Corpus Christi College 318.
  2. Cambridge University Library, MS Additional 7958.
  3. University of London, Sterling Library, MS S L. V 21.
  4. Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS Osborn b 10.
  5. Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS Osborn a 25.
  6. Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS 363.
  7. Manchester, John Rylands Library, MS 875.
  8. National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 33. 7. 16.

MSS Copies and Adaptations

  1. Oxford Bodleian MS Rawlinson D 787. [Hitchcock xxvi. Transcription by John Lewis of MS used for his edition.]
  2. British Library MS Harleian 7030. [Hitchcock p.2. Copy by Thomas Baker of Cambridge University Library MS Mm. IV. 21.]
  3. Eton MS 167. [Hitchcock p.2. Dialogue in third person.]
  4. MS in possession (in 1935) of Mr. W. Fagg, London. [Hitchcock p.2. Dialogue in third person.]

Early Editions

  1. Roper, William. The Mirrour of vertue in worldly greatnes or The Life of Syr Thomas More Knight, sometime Lo. Chancellour of England. At Paris [i.e. Saint-Omer: Printed at the English College Press], M.DC.XXVI [1626] Facsimile Rpt. The Lyf of Syr Thomas More. 1626. English Recusant Literature 1558–1640, Vol. 4. Menston: Scolar P, 1970. TCP transcription available at http://tei.it.ox.ac.uk/tcp/Texts-HTML/free/A11/A11051.html [STC 21316; ESTC S116166; Gibson 117 + Smith 1981:44–45; ARCR II:688; Hitchcock xxv–xxvi; Geritz F275.]
  2. Hearne, Thomas, ed, Guilielmi Roperi vita D. Thomae Mori equitis aurati, lingua anglicana contexta. Accedunt, Mori Epistola de scholasticis quibusdam Trojanos sese appellantibus; Academiae Oxoniensis Epistolae et Orationes aliquammultae; Anonymi Chronicon Godstovianum; et Fenestrarum depictarum Ecclesiae Parochialis de Fairford in agro Glocestriensi Explicatio. E codicibus vetustis descripsit ediditque Tho. Hearnius, A.M. Oxoniensis, Qui et Notas subjecit. [Oxford] : Veneunt apud editorem. A.D., MDCCXVI. [1716] 1–58. [ESTC T133604; Gibson 118 + Smith 1981:46 + 1988:139; Hitchcock xxvi; Sullivan 2:96. According to Hitchcock, based on Burns MS J. Includes Epistle to Oxford (59–67).]
  3. Lewis, John, ed. The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore, Knt. Lord High-Chancellor Of England, In the Reign of K. Henry the Viiith. Written by William Rooper, Esq; Prothonotary of the King's-Bench. To which are added from Sir Thomas's English works some letters of his, &c. referred to in the account of his life. London: printed for Thomas Page and William Mount, on Tower-Hill; William Innys, at the West-End of St. Pauls; John Osborn and Thomas Longman, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1728. [ESTC N20566; Not in Gibson; See Smith 1981:45; Hitchcock xxvi. Based on a manuscript leant to Lewis, who transcribed it in Bodleian MS Rawlinson D 787.]
  4. Lewis, John, ed. The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore, . . . Written by William Rooper, . . . To which are added from Sir Thomas's English works some letters . . . London: Printed for Thomas Page and William Mount, on Tower-Hill; John Osborn and Thomas Longman in Pater-Noster-Row, 1729. [ESTC T133606; Gibson 119 + Smith 1981:45; Hitchcock xxvi. Title page same as 1728 except for date.]
  5. Lewis, John, ed. The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore Kt., Lord High-Chancellor Of England, Written by William Rooper, Esq; Prothonotary of the King's-Bench. To which is added, some original letters referred to in the account of his life. London: Printed for C. Davis in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCXXXI [1731]. Online at Google Books [ESTC T133605; Gibson 120 + Smith 1981:45. A Reissue of 1728/29.]
  6. Lewis, John, and Thomas Bailey, eds. The lives and deaths, of Sir Thomas More, knt. lord high chancellor of England. And of John Fisher, bishop of Rochester: who were both beheaded in the reign of H. VIII. Comprising the highest and hidden transactions of church and state, in the reign of K. Henry the Eighth; with divers moral, historical, and political animadversions upon Cardinal Wolsey, Sir Thomas More, and Martin Luther; with a full relation of Queen Catharine's divorce, and the will of Henry the VIIIth. The authors, Thomas [William] Roper, Esq; prothonotary of the King's Bench, and Thomas Bailey, D.D. To which are added, some original letters, refer'd to in the work. Dublin: Printed for P. Lord, bookseller, in Cook-Street. And Rich. Fitzsimons, bookseller, in High-Street, MDCCLXV. [1765] [ESTC T173527. Includes Bailey's Life of Fisher. Shared Sixth edition (of Bailey) with T119035. See Fisher: The First Life.]
  7. Lewis, John, and Thomas Bailey, eds. The lives and deaths, of Sir Thomas More, . . . and of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: who were both beheaded in the reign of H. VIII. . . . The authors, Thomas Roper, . . . and Thomas Bailey, D.D. To which are added, some original letters, . . . Dublin: printed for P. Lord, R. Fitzsimons, and D. Kylly, 1765. [ESTC T119035. Includes Bailey's Life of Fisher. Shared Sixth edition (of Bailey) with T173527.]
  8. Singer, Samuel Weller, ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More by his Son in Law William Roper. With notes and an appendix of Letters. Chiswick: from the press of C. Whittingham for R. Triphook, 1817, Rev. 1822. Online at Google Books [Worldcat OCLC 614329799, etc.; Hitchcock xxvi–xxvii.]
  9. Lewis, John and Thomas Bailey, eds. The Lives and Deaths of the illustrious Sir Thomas More . . . by Thomas [or rather, William Roper] and of . . . John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, by T. Bailey [or rather, R. Hall] . . . With a full relation of Queen Catharine's divorce and the will of Henry VIII. . . . The seventh edition. Dublin: C. M. Warren, 1835. [Worldcat OCLC 504747668 and 15325189. See ESTC T173527 and T119035 (both 1765) for shared sixth editions. The seventh [Eighth] edition of Bailey.]
  10. Lumby, J. R., ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More. By William Roper. More's Utopia. Cambridge: Cambridge UP (Pitt Press Series), 1879. v–lvi. Rpt. 1880, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1890, 1891, 1894, 1897, 1902, 1908, 1913, 1922, 1935, 1940, 1952, 1956. 1879 Online at Google Books 1922 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/utopia__00moreuoft 1956 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/utopiamore200moreuoft [Rpt. of Hearne's 1716 edition.]
  11. Adams, Maurice, ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More. The Utopia and the History of Edward V. With Roper's Life. The Scott Library. London: Simmons, 1882–3; etc.; London: W. Scott, 1890. 3–61. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/theutopiaandtheh00moreuoft [Sullivan I:5.]
  12. The Mirrour of Vertue in Worldly Greatnes or the Life of Sir Thomas More Knight. By William Roper. The King's Library. The De La More Press Folios 1. London: Alexander Moring (The De La More Press), 1902, rpt. 1903. 5–102. Read Online at http://www.archive.org/details/mirrourvertuein00moregoog [Also contains some of More's Prison Letters.]
  13. Walton, Joseph, Foreward. Life of Sir Thomas More, Knt. London: Burns and Oates; St. Louis: Herder, 1905. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/lifeofsirthomasm00ropeuoft [Reprint of Singer's 1817 Edition.]
  14. Manning, Anne. The Household of Sir Thomas More. With Roper's Life of More. () see Novels About More: Anne Manning
  15. Roper, William. The mirrour of vertue in worldly greatnes, or, The life of Sir Thomas More, Knight. The King's classics. London: Chatto & Windus, 1909.
  16. Eliot, C. W., ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More. By William Roper. Machiavelli, More, Luther. Vol. 36 of The Harvard Classics. 50 vols. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1910. 36: 89–134. [Modern spelling version.]
  17. Sampson, George, ed. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas More Knighte. 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. Introduction and bibliography A. C. Guthkelch. Bohn's Popular Library. London: G. Bell and sons, 1910. 1914. 201–271. [Hitchcock xxvii–xxviii.]
  18. Clark, Barrett, H., ed. Great short biographies of the world: a collection of short biographies, literary portraits, and memoirs, chosen from the literatures of the ancient and modern world. New York : R. M. McBride, 1929. Rpt. New York, Tudor, 1937 Rpt. as Volume 1 in Great short biographies of ancient times, the middle ages and the renaissance; a collection of short biographies, literary portraits and memoirs chosen from the literatures of the ancient world. New York: Boni, 1932, 1935. 447–84. [Sullivan 1:200; see Worldcat.]
  19. Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan, ed. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte. [1935] See Critical Editions.
  20. Roper, William. The Life of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte written by William Roper, Esquire, which maried Margaret, daughter of the sayed Thomas Moore. Mount Vernon, NY: Golden Eagle P, 1937. [Openlibrary, Sullivan Checklist. Limited de luxe edition. Based on EETS.]
  21. Campbell, Mildred, ed. Roper's Life of More. The Utopia of Sir Thomas More. Toronto and New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1947. 207–80. [Modern spelling version.]
  22. Cline, James Mason, ed. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte, written by William Roper, Esquire, Whiche Maried Margaret, Daughter of Sayed Thomas Moore. New York: The Swallow Press and William Morrow and Co., 1950. [Geritz F274; Sullivan 1:204.]
    Review(s):
    1. Leicester Bradner, Renaissance News 3 (1950): 44–45 [Sullivan 1:118–19].
  23. Sylvester, Richard S., and D. P. Harding, eds. The Life of Sir Thomas More. Two Tudor Lives. The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey, by George Cavendish and The Life of Sir Thomas More, by William Roper. New Haven: Yale UP, 1962. 195–254. [Geritz F328. Modernized spelling editions of Roper's and Cavendish's Lives.]
  24. Reynolds, E. E., ed. Life by William Roper. Lives of Saint Thomas More. By William Roper and Nicholas Harpsfield. London: Dent (Everyman's Library), 1963. 1–50. Available online at http://www.archive.org/details/livesofsaintthom000169mbp [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 1 (1963): 90–91; Geritz F268. A modernized spelling version based on the EETS edition.]
  25. Creeth, Edmund, ed. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, knighte. By William Roper. Tudor Prose, 1513–1570. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books (Doubleday), 1969. 81–136, 474–84. [Old spelling edition, based on Hitchcock.]
  26. Rowse, A. L., ed. A Man of Singular Virtue: Being a Life of Sir Thomas More by his son-in-law William Roper, and a selection of More's Letters. London: Folio Society, 1980. 27–96. [With 57 Illustrations.]
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 74 (1982): 107–108.
  27. Roper, William. The Life of Sir Thomas More. Springfield, IL: Templegate, 1980, 2003.
    Review(s):
    1. Renate Sander-Regier, Moreana 93 (1987): 99–101.
  28. Halsell, Paul, ed. William Roper: The Life of Sir Thomas More. (Internet Modern History Sourcebook, Aug. 1998). http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/16croper-more.html (Internet Modern History Sourcebook, Aug. 1998). [Modern Spelling rpt. of 1910 Harvard Classics Edition.]
  29. Bear, R., ed. The mirrour of vertue in worldly greatnes; or the life of Syr T. More. By William Roper. (Renascence Editions, Jan. 2002). http://www.luminarium.org/renascence-editions/roper1.html and in PDF format at https://scholarsbank.uoregon.edu/xmlui/handle/1794/835 [Old spelling transcription from Paris, 1626, edition (STC 21316).]
  30. Cline, James Mason, ed. The life of St. Thomas More. Long Prairie, MN: Newmann Press, 2002. [Worldcat OCLC . ?Rpt. of 1950 edition.]
  31. Roper, William. Life of Sir Thomas More. Classics of Catholic Tradition. San Francisco: Loome Booksellers & Ignatius Press, 2002. 192p. [Worldcat OCLC . Reprint of 1909 Chatto & Windus edition. Includes Letters of Sir Thomas More to and from Margaret Roper.]
  32. Wegemer, Gerard B., and Stephen W. Smith, ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More c.1566 By William Roper. (© Center for Thomas More Studies [Dallas], 2003). 62p. http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/Roper.pdf [A Study Outline is found on pp.60–62. A revised version of this edition was published in A Thomas More Source Book (2004).]
  33. Thornton, John F., and Susan B. Varenne, eds. The Life of Sir Thomas More (1557) by William Roper. Saint Thomas More: Selected Writings. Intro. Joseph W. Koterski, S.J. New York: Vintage Books, 2003. 179–243.
  34. Wegemer, Gerard B., and Stephen W. Smith, eds. Roper's Life of Sir Thomas More, Knight, c.1556, and Appendix. Roper's Life: A Study Outline. A Thomas More Source Book. Washington, DC: Catholic U of America P, 2004. 16–65, 372–74.

Print on Demand, Ebook and Etext editions of Roper's Life of unknown or uncertain provenance have been omitted from this bibliography.

Selections

  1. Allen, P. S., and H. M. Allen, eds. From the Life of Sir Thomas More by William Roper, His Son-in-Law. Sir Thomas More: Selections from His English Works and from the Lives by Erasmus and Roper. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1924. 10–34.
  2. Johnson, Edgar. William Roper: Saintly chancellor: the life of Sir Thomas More. A treasury of biography. New York: Howell, Soskin, c1941. 504p. [Worldcat OCLC . 24 biographies.]
  3. Trapp, J. B., ed. William Roper: The Life of Sir Thomas More. The Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century. Vol. 1 of The Oxford Anthology of English Literature. Ed. J. Hollander and F. Kermode. 2 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1973. 575–78.
  4. Gabrieli, Vittorio, ed. Thomas More: Fancies Sports and Merry Tales. Biblioteca Italiana di testi inglesi 22. Bari: Adriatica Editrice, 1974. 215–21, 224–25. [Three extracts.]
  5. The Death of St. Thomas More. Prayers of St. Thomas More with A Treatise on the Holy Eucharist. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1979. 1–5. [Geritz C016.]
  6. King, John N., ed, William Roper: From The Life of Sir Thomas More (1556, pub. 1626). Voices of the English Reformation: A Sourcebook. Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2004. 260–67.
  7. Miola, Robert S., ed. Lives and Deaths: Thomas More (c.1477–1535). Early Modern Catholicism: An Anthology of Primary Sources. Oxford: OUP, 2007. 121–130. [Selections from Roper's Life.]
  8. Appendix 1. Document 20: Roper's Account. Thomas More's Trial by Jury: A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents. See More's Imprisonment and Trial.

Translations

  1. Leclercq, H., trans. Le Martyre de Thomas More. Extrait du récit de son gendre Roper. Les Martyrs: Recueil de pièces authentiques sur les martyrs depuis les origines du christianisme jusqu'au XX° siècle. Vol. VII: La Réforme. Traduites et publiées par H. Leclercq. 15 Vols. Paris: Oudin, 1907. 7:85–111. Online at http://www.abbaye-saint-benoit.ch/martyrs/martyrs0007.htm. [Sullivan 2:216–217. Partial translation of Roper's Life starting with the affair of the Nun of Kent.]
  2. Leyris, Pierre, trans. La vie de Thomas More par William Roper. Thomas More: Écrits de Prison. Précédes de la vie de Thomas More par William Roper. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 1953, rpt. 1981. 15–78.
    Review(s):
    1. Renate Sander-Regier, Moreana 93 (1987): 99–101.
  3. Bertagnoni, Marialisa, and Loredana da Schio, trans. William Roper: Vita di Sir Thomas More. Brescia: Morcelliana, 1963.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 4 (1964): 113–14.
  4. Cinquino, Joseph, trans. William Roper: Vita di Tommaso Moro. Naples: M. d'Auria, 1968, rpt. 1980.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 25 (1970): 101–102.
  5. Buhr-Ohlmeyer, Hildegard, trans. William Roper: Das Leben des Thomas Morus. The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte. [Im Anhang u.a.: Brief des Erasmus (über Morus) an Ulrich von Hutten von 23.7.1519.] Intro. Albert Ohlmeyer. Heidelberg: Lambert Schneider, 1986. [German translation from Hitchcock's edition, also includes translation of Erasmus' letter to Ulrich von Hutten (see review).]
    Review(s):
    1. Renate Sander-Regier, Moreana 93 (1987): 99–101.
    2. Uwe Baumann, Moreana 94 (1987): 53–54.

Studies

  1. Pollard, A. F. Sir Thomas More and Sir Thomas Elyot. TLS 17 July 1930: 592. [Letter. See H. W. Donner, The Emperor and Sir Thomas Elyot.]
  2. Schütt, Marie. Roper und Harpsfield. Die englische Biographik de Tudor-Zeit. Hamburg: Friederichsen, de Gruyter & Co., 1930. 58–70.
  3. Stauffer, Donald A. English Biography Before 1700. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1930. Rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964. 129–33.
  4. Donner, H. W. The Emperor and Sir Thomas Elyot. Review of English Studies ns 2 (1951): 55–59. [Geritz F068; Wentworth 108; Sullivan 1:286. On a parallel between Roper's Life of More and Elyot's On the Knowledge which maketh a Wise Man.]
  5. Sylvester, Richard S., and D. P. Harding, eds. Introduction. Two Tudor Lives. The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey, by George Cavendish and The Life of Sir Thomas More, by William Roper. New Haven: Yale UP, 1962. vii–21. [Wentworth 124.]
  6. Reynolds, E. E. Tille valle, Tylle valle. Moreana 3 (1964): 102. [A brief note.]
  7. Maguire, John. William Roper's Life of More: The Working Methods of a Tudor Biographer. Moreana 23 (1969): 59–65. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana23pages59-65.pdf [Geritz F149; Wentworth 119. On Roper's Use of More's last letters (Rogers 197–216).]
  8. Sylvester, Richard S. Roper's Life of More. Moreana 36 (1972): 47–59. Rpt. with revisions in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 189–97, 614–15. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana36pages47-59.pdf [Geritz F326; Wentworth 127.]
  9. Marc'hadour, Germain. The Field is Won: A Footnote to More's Paean from William Dunbar. Moreana 30 (1971): 41–42.
  10. Wooden, Warren W. Structural Patterning in William Roper's Life of More. Moreana 64 (1980): 100–06. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana64pages100-106.pdf [Geritz F349; Wentworth 131.]
  11. Allen, DeWitt Clinton. Patterned Lives: Social Roles and the Self in Early English Biography. Diss. U of California-Los Angeles, 1984. [Geritz F001.]
  12. Anderson, Judith H. Roper: Deliberated Design and Designer. Biographical Truth: The Representation of Historical Persons in Tudor-Stuart Writing. New Haven: Yale UP, 1984. 40–51, 210–2.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 109 (1992): 97–99.
    2. Daniel Woolf, Queen's Quarterly 94 (1987): 147–51.
  13. Crewe, Jonathan V. The Encomium Moriae of William Roper. English Literary History 55 (1988): 287–307. Rpt. as Remembering Thomas More: The Encomium Moriae of William Roper. Trials of Authorship: Anterior Forms and Poetic Reconstruction from Wyatt to Shakespeare. Berkeley: U of California P, 1990. 79–100. [Geritz F045; Wentworth 106. Crude Psychohistorical debunking: suggests incestuous relationships between More and Margaret Roper.]
  14. Person, James E., Jr., ed. Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1989. Vol. 10: 457–88. [Part of a multi-volume series. Excerpts from secondary criticism on Roper. See also Surveys of Criticism.]
    Review(s):
    1. Elizabeth McCutcheon, Moreana 101/102 (1990): 209–11.
  15. Marius, Richard. Reflections on Writing the Biography of a Saint. [1989] See Modern Biographers.
  16. Conrad, F. W. Manipulating Reputations: Sir Thomas More, Sir Thomas Elyot, and the Conclusion of William Roper's Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, Knighte. The Rhetorics of Life-Writing in Early Modern Europe: Forms of Biography from Cassanda Fidele to Louis XIV. Eds. Thomas F. Mayer, and D. R. Woolf. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1995. 133–61. [Geritz F042.]
  17. Robson, Mark. Writing Contexts in William Roper's Life of Thomas More. Writing the lives of writers. Eds. Warwick Gould, and Thomas F. Staley. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's, 1998. 79–89.

Biographers: Nicholas Harpsfield (1519–1575)

Manuscripts

  1. Cambridge Emmanuel College MS Emmanuel 76. [Hitchcock, Harpsfield xiii–xv.]
  2. Lambeth Palace Library MS Lambeth 827. [Harpsfield xv–xvi.]
  3. Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson D. 107. [Harpsfield xvi–xvii.]
  4. Yelverton MS 72 now in British Library, Additional MS 48066. [Harpsfield xvii; Beal I/2: 348.]
  5. Public Library Colchester MS Harsnett H. b. 35. [Harpsfield xvii–xviii.]
  6. British Library MS Harley 6253. [Harpsfield xviii–xix.]
  7. Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson D. 86. [Harpsfield xix–xx.]
  8. Library of John Burns, Harpsfield MS. [Harpsfield xx.]
  9. Harvard, MS Eng 749. [Beal I/2: 348]

Copies

  1. GuildHall Library MS 1225 (M. 1. 6) [Harpsfield xviii,n.1. Late 19th C transcript of Harley MS 6253 in Alfred Cock Collection.]
  2. Thomas Garner. Transcript of MS Lambeth 827. (In possession of Dom Bede Camm 1932). [Harpsfield xv n.2. Almost complete text published in Manhu, see Selections below.]
  3. Macirone, C. A. Transcript of MS Lambeth 827. [Harpsfield xv n.2. Extracts published by Reginald Hine in The Cream of Curiosity.]

Editions

  1. Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan, ed. The Life and Death of Sr Thomas Moore, knight, sometymes Lord high Chancellor of England. By Nicholas Harpsfield. With an introduction on the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and His School, a Life of Harpsfield, and Historical Notes by R. W. Chambers. Early English Texts Society 186. London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford UP, 1932. [Sum.: Gibson 99; Geritz F116; Wentworth 114; Sullivan 2:84–85, 110–111, 1:183. The standard edition. Cited as Harpsfield, Life of More. R. W. Chambers' Essay on The Continuity of English Prose was also published separately, see English Language, Literature and Prose Style. Chambers also provided extensive historical notes on pp.297–370 (cf. Sullivan 1:183).]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 18 Aug. 1932: 578 [Sulivan 2:110].
  2. Reynolds, E. E., ed. Life by Nicholas Harpsfield. Lives of Saint Thomas More. By William Roper and Nicholas Harpsfield. London: Dent (Everyman's Library), 1963. 51–175. Available online at http://www.archive.org/details/livesofsaintthom000169mbp [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 1 (1963): 90–91; Geritz F268. A modernized spelling version based on the EETS edition.]

Selections

  1. Acton, John E. E. D., ed. Harpsfield's Life of Sir Thomas More. Harpsfield's Narrative of the Divorce. London: Philobiblion Society, 1877. 1–23. Online at Google Books [From Life of Sir Thomas More and Harpsfield's Discourse of Marriage: An Answer to a Dialogue in English called the Glass of Truth. Sullivan I:4. Corresponding to Hitchcock, Harpsfield, 40/24–50/24 and 213/21–27.]
  2. Manhu [Monthly Magazine of the Chapel of the Adoration Réparatrice, Chelsea] Vol 2:4 to Vol.6:58 (April 1910–July 1914) [Almost complete text published. Magazine discontinued because of WWI, see Harpsfield, xv, n.2; in LMU Longstaff Collection.]
  3. Hine, Reginald. The Cream of Curiosity. New York: Dutton; London: Routledge, 1920. 1–38. Online at https://archive.org/details/cu31924027926629. [Sullivan 2:108–110. Extracts on pp.19–38 from the transcription by C. A. Macirone, see Harpsfield, xv, n.2.]
  4. MacDonald, H., ed. Sir Thomas More. Portraits in Prose: A Collection of Characters. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1946. 5–8. [Two brief extracts from Harpsfield's Life of More.]
  5. Ross, J. B., and M. M. McLaughlin, eds. Nicholas Harpsfield: St. Thomas More. The Portable Renaissance Reader. New York: Viking P, 1953. 492–500. [An excerpt in modernized spelling from Hitchcock's edition.]
  6. Nugent, Elizabeth M., ed. Life of Sir Thomas More. The Thought and Culture of the English Renaissance: An Anthology of Tudor Prose, 1481–1555. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1956. 550–59. [Harpsfield's account of More's Indictment from Hitchcock's edition with spelling modernized.]
  7. Dickens, A. G., and D. Carr, eds. Thomas More Discharges His Conscience. The Reformation in England to the Accession of Elizabeth I: Documents in Modern History. London: Edward Arnold, 1967. 70–72. [Brief extract from Hitchcock's edition of Harpsfield's Life.]
  8. Metz, G. Harold, ed. From The Life and death of Sr Thomas Moore, knight, sometymes Lord high Chancellor of England. By Nicholas Harpsfield. Sources of Four Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare: The Reign of King Edward III, Sir Thomas More, The History of Cardenio, The Two Noble Kinsmen. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1989. 236–49. [Extract from Hitchcock's edition.]
  9. Gabrieli, Vittorio, and Giorgio Melchiori, eds. Appendix B: Harpsfield. Sir Thomas More. A Play by Anthony Munday and Others. Revised by Henry Chettle, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood and William Shakespeare. The Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1990. 242–44. [Two short excerpts from Hitchcock's edition.]

Studies

  1. Schütt, M. Roper und Harpsfield. [1930] See Biographers: William Roper.
  2. Woodruff, Douglas. Harpsfield's Life of Thomas More. Downside Review 50 (1932): 437–48.
  3. Carver, George. Nicholas Harpsfield and Sir Thomas More. Alms for Oblivion: Books, Men and Biography. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1946. 39–49. [Geritz H003; Wentworth 103.]
  4. Anderegg, Michael A. Nicholas Harpsfield, Thomas More, and William Roper's Lapse into Heresy. Notes and Queries ns 23 (1976): 225–26. [Geritz S001; Wentworth 697; Sullivan S2:5. On Harpsfield's treatment of Roper's lapse into heresy, and on certain parallels with the Dialogue Concerning Heresies.]
  5. Seng, Peter. Recusant Poems in a More Circle Manuscript. Moreana 73 (1982): 21–23.
  6. Freeman, Thomas S. Harpsfield, Nicholas (1519–1575). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [2004] (http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12369) [Includes Bibliography.]

Biographers: The Rastell Fragments

See Fisher: Early Accounts of Fisher's Life.

Biographers: Thomas Stapleton

Editions

N. B. There is no modern critical edition of Stapleton's Latin text available. See Facsimile of 1689 edition below.

  1. Stapleton, Thomas. Tres Thomae, seu de S. Thomae Apostoli rebus gestis. De S. Thoma Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi & Martyre. De T. Mori Angliae quondam Cancellarii vita. Divi Thomae Mori Angliae quondam cancellarii vita. Oratio funebris in laudem reverendi patri Arnoldi de Ganthois abbatis Marchennensis. Authore Thoma Stapletono Anglo S. Theolog. Doctore. Duaci [Douai]: ex officina Ioannis Bogardi [Jean Bogard], 1588. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=YVmxrWZ_qDMC&pg=RA4-PA2 and http://books.google.com/books?id=eyg8AAAAcAAJ&pg=RA1-PA2 Also Full View on HathiTrust [Gibson 121 + Smith 1981:45; Shaaber S353; ARCR I:1159; USTC 110998. Lives of Sts. Thomas the Apostle, Thomas à Beckett, and Thomas More.]
  2. Stapleton, Thomas. Tres Thomae, seu res gestae S. Thomae Apostoli. S. Thomae Archiepiscopi Cantuariensis et Martyris. Thomae Mori Angliae quondam Cancellarii.: Additis . . . indicibus, etc. Coloniae Agrippinae [Cologne]: [Excudebat Stephanus Hemmerden,] Sumptibus Bernardi Gualteri, Anno M.DC.XII [1612]. Online at Google Books and https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_FfnkRnsF25EC [Gibson 122 + Smith 1981:46 + 1988:139; Shaaber S354; ARCR I:1160.]
  3. Stapleton, Thomas. Tres Thomae seu res gestae S. Thomae Apostoli. S. Thomae Archiepiscopi Cantuariensis & martyris. Thomae Mori Angliae quondam cancellarii. Thomae Stapletoni Angli, Sacrae Theologiae Doctoris, Et Professoris Regii, Dvaci Primo; Deinde Lovanii Opera quae extant omnia: nonnulla auctius et emendatius, quaedam jam antea Anglice scripta, nunc primum studio & diligentia doctorum virorum Anglorum Latine reddita, in Quattuor Tomos distributa, Quorum Elenchum Pagina decimanona indicabit. (Portrait in ornamental engr. border). [Vita Stapletoni per Henricum Hollandum ... conscripta]. 4 vols. Lutetiae Parisiorum: Sumptibus Roberti Fovet, Nicolai Buon, Sebastiani Cramoisy, 1620. Vol. 4: 931–1065. Available online [Subscription Service] through the Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation. See also Worldcat OCLC . [Gibson 123 + Smith 1981:46; Allison I:1129; Shaaber S298; Worldcat OCLC 838648809. Gibson: varia epigrammata to M., pp. 1059–1065.]
  4. Stapleton, Thomas. Vita Thomae Mori, Angliae cancellarii. Authore Thoma Stapletono, Anglo, SS. Theologiae Doctore. Honori Illustrissimi Domini, Domini Georgii Adami Lib. Bar. Zollner. Dum AA. LL. & Philosophiae prima Laurea condecoraretur, In Alma Universitate Graecensi A R.P. Martino Gottseer e Soc. Jesu, AA. LL. & Philosophiae Doctore, eiusdemque Professore Ordinario. Dedicata Ab applaudentibus Condiscipulis Physicae Studiosis. Anno Salutis 1689. Mense Die. Ed. Martin Grottseer. Graecii [Gratz], apud haeredes Widmanstadii [The Jesuit College], 1689. [Gibson 124 + 1981:46. Life of Thomas More only.]
  5. Stapleton, Thomas. Vita et obitus Thomae Mori, e Thomae Stapletoni tribus thomis Duaci anno MDLXXXIX. excusis. in Thomae Mori . . . Opera omnia. Frankfort and Leipzig: C. Gensch, 1689. Preface: (3)–75. Facsimile Rpt. (Unveränderter Nachdruck.) Frankfurt: Minerva, 1964. Available online at http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/resolve/display/bsb10065273.html [See Gibson 77 + Smith 1981:37; and Geritz F316. Stapleton's Life of Thomas More is included as a Preface to the 1689 edition of More's Latin Opera omnia. See also General Editions of Thomas More's Works.]
    Review(s):
    1. (Facsimile) Hubertus Schulte Herbrüggen, Renaissance News 18 (1965): 139–41.

Translations

  1. Martin, Alexandre, trans. Histoire de Thomas More, grand chancelier d'Henry VIII. With notes by Jean-Marie Vincent Audin. Paris: L. Maison, 1849. Online at http://books.google.ca/books?id=V6g7AAAAYAAJ Rpt. Kessinger Publishing, 2010. [French translation. According to Marc'hadour, like the Spanish, a very free adaptation (Moreana 17 (1968): 65.]
  2. Philippona, Louis. Levensschets van Thomas More, grootkanselier van Engeland onder de regering van Hendrik VIII. Haarlem : Van den Heuvel, [1864]. Rpt. [s.l.: s.n., [1900]] [Dutch Translation. Worldcat and Google Books]
  3. Legarraga, Bernardino, trans. Bienaventurada Tomás Moro: su vida, virtudes y muerte gloriosa: Obra calcada sobre la que acerca del mismo personaje escribió en latín su coetáneo Tomás Stapletón. Madrid: Librería Religiosa de Enríque Hernández, 1905. Online at https://archive.org/details/bienaventuradoto00lega. [Sullivan 2:221. Spanish translation. According to Marc'hadour, like the French, a very free adaptation: Legarraga in fact owes more to Brémond than to Stapleton (Moreana 17 (1968): 65.]
  4. 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 http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/docs/Stapletons_Life_of_TM.pdf [Geritz F314 and F315; Wentworth 112; Sullivan 2:80.]
    Review(s):
    1. (1928) TLS 23 Aug. 1928: 600.
    2. (1966) Michael Richards, Moreana 17 (1968): 64–65.
    3. (1984) Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 94 (1987): 81–82.

See also Walter Nigg in Modern Biographies

Selections

  1. Gabrieli, Vittorio, trans. Appendix C: Stapleton. Sir Thomas More. A Play by Anthony Munday and Others. Revised by Henry Chettle, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood and William Shakespeare. Ed. Vittorio Gabrieli and Giorgio Melchiori. The Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1990. 245–48. [Two short excerpts.]
  2. Metz, G. Harold, ed. From Vita et Illustre Martyrium Thomas Mori, Angliae Quondam Supremi Cancellarii. By Thomas Stapleton. Sources of Four Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare: The Reign of King Edward III, Sir Thomas More, The History of Cardenio, The Two Noble Kinsmen. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1989. 217–24. [Extract from Hallett's translation.]

Studies

  1. Schütt, Marie. Stapleton. Die englische Biographik de Tudor-Zeit. Hamburg: Friederichsen, de Gruyter & Co., 1930. 70–74.
  2. Stauffer, D. A. English Biography Before 1700. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1930. Rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964. 133–34.
  3. Cepress, Sr. Mary Celestine. Thomas Stapleton's Vita Mori: A Critical Analysis and History. Diss. Catholic U of America, Washington DC, 1952. [Sullivan I:180.]
  4. Crawford, Charles W. Thomas Stapleton and More's Letter to Bugenhagen. [1968–70] See Letter to Bugenhagen.
  5. Marc'hadour. Germain. Editor's Postscript: Miscellanea about Stapleton. Moreana 26 (1970): 14–16.
  6. Marc'hadour, Germain. On Stapleton's Second Thomas. Moreana 27/28 (1970) 137–39.
  7. Marc'hadour, Germain. Tres Thomae. Proceedings of the PMR Conference 10 (1985): 23–40.
    Review(s):
    1. Dorothy F. Donnelly, Moreana 98/99 (1988): 109–10.
  8. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas Stapleton's Use of More's English Works (1557) in his Vita Thomae Mori (1588). Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Torontonensis. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies: Toronto, 8 August to 13 August 1988. Ed. Alexander Dalzell, Charles Fantazzi, Richard J. Schoeck. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 86. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1991. 83–90. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/toronactaconvent00inteuoft [Geritz F173.]
  9. Sheils, William. Polemic as Piety: Thomas Stapleton's Tres Thomae and Catholic Controversy in the 1580s. Journal of Eccesiastical History 60:1 (2009): 74–94. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022046907002485)

Biographers: Ro. Ba. [Sir Robert Basset?]

Manuscripts

  1. Lambeth Palace Library, MS Lambeth 179. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xii.]
  2. Bodleian Library, MS Bodley Add. A. 112. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xii–xiii.]
  3. Library of Rt. Hon. John Burns, Ro. Ba. Manuscript. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xiii–xiv.]
  4. British Library, MS Harleian 1302. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xiv.]
  5. MS Derby. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xiv–xv.]
  6. Oxford MS Balliol 266. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xv–xvi; cf. Sullivan 2:86.]
  7. British Library, MS Sloane 828. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xvi–xvii.]
  8. Durham Cathedral Library, MS Hunter 54. [Hitchcock and Hallett, xvii–xviii; Smith 1988:139 (under Gibson Nos.98–99).]
  9. Harvard, MS Eng 765. [Beal, I/2: 348]

Editions

  1. Wordsworth, Christopher, ed. Sir Thomas More; now first published, from a Manuscript in the Lambeth Library, the Author unknown. By Ro. Ba. in Ecclesiastical Biography, or, Lives of Eminent Men Connected with the History og Religion in England: From the Commencement of the Reformation to the Revolution. 6 vols. London: Francis & John Rivington, 1810. 2: 53–232. 1810 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/ecclesiasticalbi02word [First printed edition of Ro. Ba.'s biography. Omits the Preface.]
  2. Hitchcock, Elsie Vaughan, Philip E. Hallett, and A. W. Reed, eds. The Lyfe of Syr Thomas More, Somtymes Lord Chancellour of England. By Ro: Ba:. Early English Text Society 222. London: Oxford UP, 1950 (for 1945). [Sum.: Gibson 98; Geritz F271; Sullivan 2:77 & 110. The standard edition. Based on Harpsfield's and Stapleton's biographies.]

Selections

  1. Gabrieli, Vittorio, ed. Thomas More: Fancies Sports and Merry Tales. Biblioteca Italiana di testi inglesi 22. Bari: Adriatica Editrice, 1974. 239–47. [A number of extracts.]
  2. Metz, G. Harold, ed. From The Lyfe of Syr Thomas More, Sometymes Lord Chancellor of England. By Ro: Ba:. Sources of Four Plays Ascribed to Shakespeare: The Reign of King Edward III, Sir Thomas More, The History of Cardenio, The Two Noble Kinsmen. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1989. 225–36. [Extract from Hitchcock's edition.]

Studies

  1. Schütt, M. Ro. Ba. Die englische Biographik de Tudor-Zeit. Hamburg: Friederichsen, de Gruyter & Co., 1930. 74–7k.
  2. Sullivan, Frank. The Author of Ro: Ba:'s Life of St. Thomas More. Los Angeles Tidings 10 Dec. 1948: 15. [Geritz F317.]
  3. Hallett, P. E. Introduction and Historical Notes. The Lyfe of Syr Thomas More, Somtymes Lord Chancellour of England. By Ro: Ba:. Edited by Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock and P. E. Hallett, with additional notes and appendices by A. W. Reed. Early English Text Society 222. London: Oxford UP, 1950 (for 1945). xix–xxv, 277–299. [Wentworth 111; Sullivan 2:77.]
  4. Reed, Arthur William. A Short Account of Sir Robert Basset of Umberleigh and Heanton Court near Barnstople in Devon (1573/4–1641). The Life of Syr Thomas More, Sometymes Lord Chancellour of England. By Ro: Ba:. Ed. E. V. Hitchcock and Philip E. Hallett. Early English Text Society 222. London: Oxford UP, 1950. 301–10.
  5. Peebles, Bernard M. Easell vs. Eisell: A Lexicographical Lapse. Moreana 39 (1973): 37–38. [On an omission from the O.E.D.: Ro. Ba.'s use of easell, echoed in R. W. Chambers and Robert Bolt?]
  6. Marc'hadour, Germain, A.D. 1599: The Last Tudor Biography of More. Moreana 139/40 (1999): 757–76.
  7. Breeze, Andrew. C. Wales and The Life of Syr Thomas More by Ro. Ba. Notes and Queries ns 50 (2003): 17–18.
  8. Breeze, Andrew. C. Sir Robert Basset and The Life of Syr Thomas More. Notes and Queries ns 51 (2004): 263.

Biographers: Cresacre More

Manuscripts

Seven Manuscripts, See Beal I/2: 348.

  1. British Library, Royal 17 B. XXVII.
  2. Chatsworth House Hardwick Vol. 52, owned by the Duke of Devonshire.
  3. English Province of the Society of Jesus, London, MS Gillow 993.
  4. Inner Temple Library, London, Petyt MS 538, Vol. 45, ff. 177–264v.
  5. Gleeson Library, University of San Francisco.
  6. Yale University, MS Vault Shelves/More (uncatalogued) [For this item see Yale Library Catalogue,]
  7. The discourse of the life and death of Cardinall Woolsey: England, [ca. 1640]. Yale University, MS Vault Shelves/Cavendish [Worldcat OCLC 702148055: Autograph manuscript copy in an unidentified hand. Bound with an autograph manuscript copy in an unidentified hand of chapters 9 through 12 of Cresacre More's The Life and Death of Sir Thomas More.]

Editions

  1. [More, Cresacre.] D.O.M.S. The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore Lord high Chancellour of England. Written by M.T.M. and dedicated to the Queens most gracious Maiestie. [Douai: Printed by B[althazar] Bellière, 1631?]. Facsimile Rpt. The Life and Death of Sir Thomas More. 1630. English Recusant Literature 66. Menston: Scolar P, 1971. TCP transcription available online at http://tei.it.ox.ac.uk/tcp/Texts-HTML/free/A07/A07675.html [Gibson 106 + Smith 1981:42–43 + 1988:139; ARCR II:547; STC 18066; ESTC S112843; Geritz F210. Dedicated to Queen Henrietta after the birth of Charles II [29 May, 1630]. By Cresacre More, great grandson of Sir Thomas More, but attributed to his older brother Thomas, see ARCR II:547.]
  2. [More, Cresacre.] D.O.M.S. The life and death of Sir Thomas Moore Lord high Chancellour of England. Written by M. T.M. and dedicated to the Queens most gracious Majestie. [Douai: Printed by D. Bellère, 1642?] [ESTCS112846; Not in STC or Wing or Gibson. A reissue of STC 18066 = STC 18066a on Microfilm.]
  3. [More, Cresacre.] The life and death of Sr. Thomas Moore, who was Lord Chancelor of England to King Henry the Eight. [London]: Printed for N[icholas]. V[avasour]., 1642. TCP transcription available at http://tei.it.ox.ac.uk/tcp/Texts-HTML/free/A51/A51279.html [Gibson 107 + Smith 1981:43; Wing M2630; ESTC R7630. 2nd reissue of STC 18066.]
  4. [More, Cresacre.] The life of Sir Thomas More, Kt. Lord High Chancellour of England under K. Henry the Eighth, and His Majesty's embassadour to the courts of France and Germany By his great grandson, Thomas More, Esq. London: Printed for James Woodman and David Lyon, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, M.DCC.XXVI. [1726] [Gibson 108 + Smith 1981:43; ESTC T86087.]
  5. [Arnold, Theodor, trans.] [Cresacre More.] Das Leben des Sir Thomas More, Ritters, Lord Obersten, Cantzlers von Engeland unter König Heinrich dem Achten und Sr. maj. Abgesandten an die Höfe von Frankreich und Deutschland. Abgefasset von seinem Ur-Enckel Thomas More, Esqv. und von dem Herausgeber des Lebens Coleti und Erasmi [= Theodor Arnold] ins Deutsche übersetzet, nebst einer Vorrede D. Christian Gottlieb Jöchers Professoris zu Leipzig Mit Kupffern. [Foreword by Christian Gottlieb Jöchers.] Leipzig: Verlegts Johann George Löwe, 1741. Online at http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/resolve/display/bsb10915459.html [Gibson 109 + Smith 1981:43; Worldcat OCLC 35246899, 633295846, etc.; Sullivan 2:166. German translation of Cresacre's Life of More.]
  6. Hunter, Joseph, ed. The Life of Sir Thomas More by his great Grandson Cresacre More. London: W. Pickering, 1828. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/lifeofsirthomasm00moreuoft [Sullivan 2:139–142, 337–38.]
  7. Kennedy, James L., ed. The life of Sir Thomas More, knight, lord high chancellor of England under King Henry the Eighth and His Majesty's ambassador to the courts of France and Germany. [Athens, Pa.], [Printed by the Riverside Press], [1941]. [Geritz F209; Sullivan 2:189–90.]
  8. Anderegg, Michael A. An Edition of Cresacre More's Life of Sir Thomas More. Diss. Yale U, 1972. [Geritz F003.]

Studies

  1. Reed, Arthur William. From Thomas More to Cresacre More. The Life of Syr Thomas More, Sometymes Lord Chancellour of England. By Ro: Ba:. Ed. E. V. Hitchcock and Philip E. Hallett. Early English Text Society 222. London: Oxford UP, 1950. 311–14.
  2. Garavaglia, G. P. Cresacre and Thomas More During the English Revolution, 1640–1660. [1974] See More's Family and Descendents: 17th and 18th Centuries.

Il Moro

For Ellis Heywood's Italian dialogue in honour of Thomas More Il Moro (1556), see Ellis Heywood.

Biographers: Fernando de Herrera (c1534–1597)

Editions

  1. Herrerra, Fernando de. Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera Al ilustrissimo Señor don Rodrigo de Castro Cardenal i Arcobispo de Sevilla. Con privilegio Sevilla: Impresso en Sevilla por Alonso de la Barrera, 1592. Venden se en casa de jacome Perez. Mercadorde libros en calle de Genova. [Gibson 100 + Smith 1981:41; ARCR I: 831; USTC 345452 (IB 18074); Sullivan 2:103. Sum.: A work partly based on Stapleton's life of More ARCR I:831); it focuses almost exclusively on [More's] loyalty to Katherine of Aragon and on his trial and execution, William Sheils, Journal of Ecclesiastical History 60 (2009): 80,n.23.]
  2. Herrerra, Fernando de. Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera. A don Pedro Fernandez de Castro, Conde de Lemos, de Andrade i Villalva, Marquès de Sarria, Gentil-onbre de la Cammara de su Margestad, Presidente d'el Consejo Sumpremo de Italia, Comendador de la Zarça, de la Orden de Alcan-tara &c. Con Licencia, En Madrid, Por Luis Sá[n]chez. [line of rules] Año M.DC.XVII [1617]. [Autentica edition. Gibson 102 + Smith 1981:42 + Smith 1988:139; ARCR I:832; USTC 5027850 (IB B75470), see http://ustc.ac.uk/index.php/record/5027850 (which fails to distinguish between the two editions of 1617 or the reprint of 1747). A re-issue of 1592. No Portrait (unlike Apōocrifa edition).]
  3. Herrerra, Fernando de. Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera a don Pedro Fernandez de Castro, Conde de Lemos, de Andrade i Villalva, Marquès de Sarria, Gentil-hom-bre de la Camara de su Magestad, Presidente d'el Consejo Sum-premo de Italia, Comendador de la Zarza, de la Orden de Alcanta-ra &c. Con Licencia. [line of rules] En Madrid. Por Luis Sánchez. Año M.DC.XVII [1617]. [Apōocrifa edition. Gibson 101 + Smith 1981:41 + Smith 1988:139; ARCR I:833; USTC 5027850 (IB B75470), see http://ustc.ac.uk/index.php/record/5027850 (which fails to distinguish between the two editions of 1617 or the reprint of 1747). A re-issue of 1592 and 1617, Autentica editions. Portrait by Anton Wierx (unsigned).]
  4. Herrerra, Fernando de. Tomás Moro de Fernando. de Herrera a don Pedro Pernandez de Castro, Conde de Lemos, de Andrade i Villalva, Marquès de Sarria, Gentil-hom-bre de la Camara de su Magestad, Presidente d'el Consejo Su-premo de Italia, Comendador de la Zarza, de la Orden de Alcanta-ra &c. Con Licencia. [line of rules] En Madrid. Por Luis Sánchez. Ano M.DC.XVII [1617 for 1747] Facsimile? Rpt. Thomas Moro. Colección Biografías. Mairena del Aljarafe, Seville: Extramuros Edición, 2007. Online at http://www.bibliotecavirtualdeandalucia.es/catalogo/catalogo_imagenes/grupo.cmd?path=10370 http://bdh.bne.es/bnesearch/detalle/bdh0000076774 [Gibson 103 + Smith 1981:42; see ARCR I: 833; Worldcat OCLC 778690916 and 805904198; USTC 5027850 (IB B75470), see http://ustc.ac.uk/index.php/record/5027850 (which fails to distinguish between the two editions of 1617 or the reprint of 1747). Reprint of Apōcrifa edition of 1617. Has Pernandez in Error for Fernandez.]
  5. Herrerra, Fernando de. Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera. Ed. Pérez de Guzmán y Boza, Marqueés de Jerez de los Caballeros. Madrid: Est, Tip. Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1893. [A reprint of 1747?]
  6. Estrada, Francisco López, ed. Estudio y edición del Tomás Moro, de Fernando de Herrera. Archivo Hispalense 12 [39–41?] (1950): 9–56.
  7. Estrada, Francisco López, ed. Fernando de Herrera: Tomás Moro. Ed. modernizada, con prólogo y notas de Francisco López Estrada Colección de bolsillo (Universidad de Sevilla. Secretariado de Publicaciones), 155. Sevilla: Secretariado de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Sevilla, 2001. [A modernized version of the original 1592 edition.]
    Review(s):
    1. Alvaro de Silva, Moreana 155 (203): 101–102.

Studies

  1. López Estrada, Francisco. Sobre las ediciones del Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera. Revista de Bibliografía Nacional [Madrid] 7 (1946): 221–29.
  2. López Estrada, Francisco. Las fuentes históricas del Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera. Revista Bibliográfica y Documental 3 (1949): 237–43.
  3. Jones, Royston O. El Tomás Moro de Fernando de Herrera. Boletín de la Real Academia Española 30 (1950): 423–38.
  4. López Estrada, Francisco. Santo Tomás Moro en España y en la América hispana. [1965] See More and Spain.
  5. Randel, Mary Gaylord. The Historical Prose of Fernando de Herrera. London: Tamesis Books, 1971.
    Review(s):
    1. Angus Mackay, Modern Language Review 67:2 (1972): 440–41.

Maurice Chauncy (c.1509–1581)

See Carthusians: Chauncy's Historia.

Biographers: John Hoddesdon (c. 1632–1659)

  1. Hoddesdon, John. Tho. Mori Vita & Exitus: or, the History of Sr. Thomas More, sometime Lord High Chancellor of England. Collected out of severall authors by J.H. Gent. London: printed by E. Cotes, for George Eversden, at the Golden-ball in Aldersgate-street, 1652. TCP transcription available at http://tei.it.ox.ac.uk/tcp/Texts-HTML/free/A44/A44051.html [Gibson 104a + Smith 1981:42; Wing H2296; ESTC R202430; Sullivan 2:112.]
  2. Hoddesdon, John. Tho. Mori Vita & Exitus: or, the History of Sr. Thomas More, sometime Lord High Chancellor of England. Collected out of severall authors by Jo: Hoddesdon. London: printed by E. Cotes, for George Eversden, at the Golden-ball in Aldersgate-street, 1652. [Not in Wing; ESTC R477528; Gibson 104b. Unique location listed in ESTC: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz. ESTC: A2, Dedication: To my worthily most honoured kinsman, C: Hoddesdon Esq;.]
  3. Hoddesdon, John. The History of the Life and Death of Sr Thomas More, Lord High Chancellor of England, in King Henry the Eights time. Collected by J. H. Gent. London: Printed for George Eversden, and Henry Eversden, and are to be sold at the Maiden-head, and Grayhound in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1662. [Gibson 105 + Smith 1981:42; Wing H2293; ESTC R9021.]

Biographers: Domenico Regi (born 1608)

Editions

For a partial list of editions of Domenico Regi's Vita, including 1675, 1708, 1728, 1733, 1755, 1782, and 1788; see http://www.cultura-barocca.com/crediti23.htm#regi.

  1. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancellierie d'Ingilterra. Libri due. Di Domenico Regi, Chierico Regol. Ministro de gl'Infermi. in Milano: Per Antonio Malatesta, 1675. [Gibson 110 + Smith 1981:43.]
  2. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due. Con accrescimento di notitie in questa Impressione del P. Domenico Regi, Chierico Regolare Ministro degl'Infermi. In Bologna: Per Giacomo Monti, 1681. Online at Google Books [Gibson 111 + Smith 1981:44 + 1988:139.]
  3. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due. Con accrescimento di notitie in questa Impressione del P. Domenico Regi, Chierico Regolare Ministro degl'Infermi. Bologna: Per il Monti, 1703. Available online, see http://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/de/fs1/object/display/bsb11098920_00003.html [Gibson 112 + Smith 1981:44; Worldcat OCLC 633805144.]
  4. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due. Con accrescimento di notizie in questa impressione del P. Domenico Regi, Chierico Regolare Ministro degl'Infermi. In Padova [Padua]: Per Giuseppe Corona, M.DCCIII [1703]. [Gibson 113 + Smith 1981:44.]
  5. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Inghilterra libri due. Con accrescimento di notizie in questa terza impressione. Del P. Domenico Regi . . . In Padova: Giuseppe Corona, 1708. Available online through Google Books [Worldcat OCLC 166373886; Not in Gibson; see Smith 1981:44, which however gives the details of the edition as (Not in Gibson) Regi. Vita. 1728. Padova. but lists the same location for the book as the source of the microfilm listed in Worldcat: Bologna, Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio (which also has a copy of Venezia, 1728 (Gibson 115), according to Smith 1981:44). This is called the terza impressione and the 1714 edition is called the sesta impressione but there are no surviving quarta and quinta editions between 1708 and 1714.]
  6. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due. Con accrescimento di notizie in questa sesta impressione. Del P. Domenico Regi, Chierico Regolare Ministro degl'Infermi. In Padova: Per Giuseppe Corona, M.DCCXIV [1714]. [Gibson 114 + Smith 1981:44; Worldcat OCLC 801208917.]
  7. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Scritta dal P. Domenico Regi Cherico Regolare, Ministro degl'Infermi. In questa impressione riveduta, e da molti errori corretta. In Venezia [Venice]: Appresso Giuseppe Corona a S. Gio: Grisostomo, MDCCXXVIII [1728]. Online at Google Books [Gibson 115 + Smith 1981:44.]
  8. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra libri due con accrescimento di notizie in questa impressione. Del P. Domenico Regi Cherico Regolare Ministro degl'Infermi. In Bologna: Per il Longhi, MDCCXXXIII [1733]. Online at Google Books [Gibson 116 + Smith 1981:44.]
  9. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Venice: Carlo Todero, 1753. Online at Google Books [Worldcat OCLC 680459334 and Google Books.]
  10. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra . . . Naples: s.n. 1755, 1757. [For 1755 see note at head of section. For 1757 see Worldcat OCLC 3027250, which adds Dedicata al merito singol. del M. R. P. Tommaso Nicolo Maria Riccardi . . .]
  11. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due del p. Domenico Regi . . . In Napoli: Palermo, Salvatore, 1782.
  12. Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tommaso Moro gran cancelliero d'Ingilterra. Libri due del p. Domenico Regi. . . In Napoli: Presso Francesco Petraroja, Palermo, Salvatore, 1788.

Studies

  1. Trapp, J. B. The Abate Picinelli, Domenico Regi and Thomas More, A Postcript. Iconography.

Historical Treatments of More (to 1800)

  1. Sander, Nicholas. Doctissimi viri Nicolai sanderi, de origine ac progressu schismatis Anglicani, liber. Continens historiam maxime ecclesiasticam, annorum circiter sexaginta ab anno 21. Regni Henrici 8 usque ad hunc vigesimum septimum Elizabethae, quae ultima est eiusdem Henrici soboles. Editus et auctus per edouardum rishtonum. Coloniae Agrippinae: Petri Henningi, 1585. Digital copies available through USTC. Translated into English by David Lewis as Rise and growth of the Anglican schism. London: Burns and Oates, 1877. Available online at https://archive.org/details/risegrowthofangl00sandrich [Gibson 504; USTC 640960, etc.; Shaaber S7, etc.; ARCR I: 972, etc.; Worldcat, etc. Many editions; French, German and italian translations and adaptations, see ARCR I: 972–1011. First English translation in 1877.]
  2. Pollini, Girolamo. Storia ecclesiastica della riuoluzione d'Inghilterra. Divisa in cinque libri. Ne' quali si tratta di quello che è occorso in quell'isola, da che Arrigo ottavo cominciò a pensare di repudiare Caterina Raccolta da diversi e graviss. scrittori, dal reverendo padre fra Girolamo Pollini Divisa in capitoli con una tavola delle cose più notabili. Florence: per Filippo Giunta, 1591. Rpt. as L'historia ecclesiastica della rivoluzion d'Inghilterra, divisa in libri quattro ne' quali si tratta di quello ch'e avenuto in quell'Isola, da chè Arrigo Ottavo cominciò à pensare di ripudiar Caterina sua legittima moglie, infino à quest'ultimi anni di Lisabetta, ultima sua figliuola. Racolta da gravissimo scrittori non meno di quella nazione, chè dell' altre, da F. Girolamo Pollini. Rome: Guglielmo Facciotti, 1594. [Gibson 470; USTC 850206, etc.; ARCR I: 990–992. Based on in part on Nicholas Sander's De origine ac progressu schismatis Anglicani.]
  3. Davanzati, Bernardo. Scisma d'Inghilterra sino alle morte della reina Maria, ristretto in lingua propria fiorentina da Bernardo Davanzati Bistichi . . . Rome: G. A. Ruffinelli, 1602. Rpt. in Scisma d'Inghilterra, con altre operette, del sig. Bernardo Davanzati . . . Florence: Massi e Landi, 1638. Padua: G. Conimo 1727, 1754. Venice: Remondini, 1756. Milan: Societè tipografica de' classici italiani, 1807. [ARCR I: 985–988; Sullivan 1:243–44.]
  4. Fuller, Thomas. The history of the worthies of England . . . London: J.G., W.L. and W.G. (for Thomas Williams), 1662. Rpt. ed. P. Austin Nuthall. 2 vols. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1840. Rpt. in The Worthies of England (1662). Ed. J. Freeman. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1952. 356–58, 358–59. [Gibson 305; Wing F2440 and F2441; ESTC R37357 and R6196; Sullivan 1:378–79. Brief encomia of Thomas More and Margaret Roper.]
  5. Burnet, Gilbert. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England . . . London: T. H. for Richard Chiswell, 1679, 1681; vol. 3. for J. Churchill, 1715. [Gibson 215 (which lists references to More); Wing ***; ESTC ***; Archive.org, Worldcat, etc. Many editions and abridgements. French transls. 1683–85, 1687, Latin trans. 1689. Partly a response to Nicholas Sander's History. Vols. 4–7 added in the 19th Century by Nicholas Pocock.]

Biographers: Other Early Biographers

Editions

  1. Francisci, Erasmus, ed. Die XI. Geschicht von Thomas Morus / Cantzler in England. De Hohe Traur-Saal oder Steigen und Fallen grosser Herren. Nürnberg: Michael and Johann Friedrich Endtern, 1665. 150–59. [Based on Stapleton. See Clarence Miller below in Studies.]
  2. Graziani, Antonio Maria. De Casibus Virorum Illustrium . . . opera ac studio D. Flecherii. Paris: A. Cellier, 1680. [Gibson 323. See R. J. Schoeck below in Studies.]
  3. Aubrey, John. Brief Lives: chiefly of contemporaries, set down by John Aubrey, between the years 1669 & 1696. Edited from the Author's MSS by Andrew Clark. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1898. Vol 2: I–Y Online at http://www.archive.org/details/briefliveschiefl02aubruoft [First edition.]
  4. Aubrey, John. Sir Thomas More. Aubrey's Brief Lives. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972. 282–84.
  5. Warner, Ferdinando. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Thomas More, Lord High Chancellor of England, In the Reign of Henry VIII. To Which is added, His History of Utopia, Translated into English; Describing the most perfect State of a Common-Wealth, In the Manners, Religion, and Polity, of that Island. With Notes Historical and Explanatory. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1758. xiv + 156 + iv + 230. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=XUk1AAAAMAAJ Rpt. Kessinger Publishing, 2008. [ESTC T63131. The History of Utopia (in Burnet's Translation) has a separate title and pagination.]

Studies

  1. Schoeck, R. J. Another Renaissance Biography of Sir Thomas More. English Studies 34 (1953): 115–17. [Geritz F283; Wentworth 121. On Graziani's De casibus virorum illustrium.]
  2. Surtz, Edward. Richard Pace's Sketch of Thomas More. Journal of English and Germanic Philology 57 (1958): 36–50. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 180–88, 611–14. [Geritz F322; Wentworth 642.]
  3. Miller, Clarence H. A Seventeenth-Century German Life of Thomas More. Moreana 71/72 (1981): 29–36. [Geritz F208.]
  4. Geritz, Albert J. John Aubrey's Brief Life of More: Facts, Half-Truths, or Fictions? Miscellanea Moreana: Essays for Germain Marc'hadour. Moreana 100: Volume XXVI Mélanges Marc'hadour. Ed. Clare M. Murphy, Henri Gibaud and Mario A. DiCesare. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 61. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1989. 223–31. [Geritz F087; Wentworth 109.]

William Rastell's 1557 Edition and Other Early Editions

See also The Rastell Fragments and William Rastell">William Rastell.

  1. Bruce, John. Observations upon Certain Inaccuracies in the Published Letters of Sir Thomas More. [1844] See Prison Letters.
  2. Reed, Arthur William. The Editor of Sir Thomas More's English Works: William Rastell. The Library 4th ser., IV:1 (1923): 25–49.
  3. Reed, Arthur William. William Rastell and More's English Works. 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. 1: 1–12. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 436–46, 663. [Geritz D010; Wentworth 269.]
  4. Black, J. B. The Literary Survival of Thomas More. Culture 21 (1960): 186–202. [Geritz D002; Sullivan 1:83.]
  5. Welti, Manfred Edwin. Der Basler Buchdruck und Britannien: Die Rezeption britischen Gedankenguts in der Basler Pressen von den Anfängen bis zum der Beginn des 17. Jahrhunderts. Basler Beiträge zur Geschichtswissenschaft 93. Basle: Helbing & Lichtenhahn, 1964. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 1 (1963): 82–83 + 4 (1964): 108–110; L. J. Trinterud, Church History 34 (1965): 467. Includes chapters on More and Erasmus.]
  6. Welti, Manfred Edwin. A Propos des Premières Collections d'Écrits de Thomas More. Moreana 2 (1964): 51–54. [Geritz D014.]
  7. Gibson, R. W. Pursuits, Problems and Pitfalls in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Bibliography. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 59 (1965): 355–66. [Geritz D006.]
  8. Marc'hadour, Germain. Three Tudor Editors of Thomas More. [1966] See A Dialogue of Comfort.
  9. Marc'hadour, Germain. More's Folio Works, 1557; For a Census and an Anatomy. Moreana 13 (1967): 69–78. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana13pages69-78.pdf [Geritz D009.]
  10. Gleason, John B. Dr. Donne in the Court of Kings: A Glimpse from Marginalia. [1970] See John Donne and Thomas More.
  11. Marc'hadour, Germain. The Rastell Folio at Crawley Friary. Moreana 30 (1971): 117–120.
  12. Marc'hadour, Germain. The Rastell Folio at the London Library. Moreana 33 (1972): 67–68.
  13. Devereux, E. J. Thomas More and His Printers. A Festschrift for Edgar Ronald Scary: Essays in English Literature Presented by Colleagues and Former Students. Eds, A. A. MacDonald, P. A. Flaherty, and G. M. Story. St. John's Newfoundland: Memorial U of Newfoundland, 1975. 40–57. [Geritz D005; Wentworth 249.]
  14. Wilson, K. J. Introduction. 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, 1557. Facsimile Rpt. Scolar Press Facsimiles. London: Scolar P, 1978. 2 vols. with an intro. by K. J. Wilson. [v]–[xiv]. [Geritz C40.]
  15. Marmion, John P. The English Works of St. Thomas More. Clergy Review 64 (1979): 233–38. [Sum.: David Bradshaw, Moreana 79/80 (1983): 104.]
  16. Keen, Ralph. A Correction by Hand in More's Supplication, 1529, and Correctio correctionis. Moreana 77 (1983): 100 + 78 (1983): 100. [Geritz S049. No.78 deals with additional corrections by hand to EW 1557.]
  17. Billingsley, Dale B. The Editorial Design of the 1557 English Works. Moreana 89 (1986): 39–48. Online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana89pages39-48.pdf [Geritz D001; Wentworth 101.]
  18. Keen, Ralph. More Bibliographical Notes. Moreana 97 (1988): 141–43. [Geritz D007 (and S051). On the 1557 Englysh Workes. (and the second edition of Dialogue Concerning Heresies.]
  19. Keen, Ralph. Appendix E: The Printer's Copy for the Supplication of Souls in the 1557 English Works. [1990] See The Supplication of Souls.
  20. Schulte Herbrüggen, Hubertus. Das Düsseldorfer Exemplar der ersten Folioausgabe von The vvorkes of Sir Thomas More, 1557: (das Huth/Burns/Leyel/Borowitz-Exemplar): with a summary in English. Schriften der Unversitätsbibliotek Düsseldorf 14. Düsseldorf: Universitätsbibliothek Düsseldorf, 1992.
  21. Schoeck, R. J. Thomas More and the Printing Press. Thomas Morus Jahrbuch 1995. 104–113. Rpt. in Europa: Wiege des Humanismus und der Reformation. 5 Internationales Symposion der Amici Thomas Mori 20. bis 27. Mai 1995 in Mainz. Dokumentation. Ed. Hermann Boventer and Uwe Baumann. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1997. 211–28. [Geritz F297.]

Modern Biographies, Essays and Addresses

18th Century Biographies (1700–1799)

  1. Shiells, Robert and Theophilus Cibber. Sir Thomas More. The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: to the time of Dean Swift. Compiled from ample materials scattered in a variety of books, ... by Mr. Cibber. 4 vols. London: Printed for R. Griffiths at the Dunciad in St. Paul's Churchyard, 1753. Vol. I:32–46. Online at http://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/ecco/004851380.0001.001/1:10?rgn=div1;view=fulltext. Online at http://readcentral.com/massappealnews/chapters/Theophilus-Cibber/The-Lives-of-the-Poets-of-Great-Britain-and-Ireland-1753-Volume-I/009. [ESTC T82891 and T82892; Sullivan 1:199.]

19th Century Biographies (1800–1923)

Based on Guthkelch's Bibliography, etc.

  1. Szuhányi, Ferenc Xavér [Francis Xavier]. Vita Thomae Mori. Thomas Morus, olim Angliae cancellarius, juvenem principem docet, quid facto opus sit, ut sceptro admovendus, sibi gloriam, salutem regno, subditis felicitatem pariat a Francisco Xav. Szuhányi. Cassoviae [Košice, Slovakia]: typis Joannis Michaelis Landerer perpetui in Füskút, 1790. [7]–10. Available online at http://fulltext.lib.unideb.hu/book.cgi?lf=morus.lst [Seems to be a "Mirror for Princes" fictionally attributed to More.]
  2. Macdiarmid, John. Sir Thomas More. Lives of British Statesmen. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. 1–121. Online at http://books.google.ca/books?id=2CwVAAAAQAAJ Rpt. in Introduction to Utopia. Translated . . . by . . . Bishop Burnet. To which is prefixed a life of the author. London: Printed by Day for Jones and Bumford, 1808. [Sullivan 2:256–57.]
  3. Cayley, Arthur. Memoirs of Sir Thomas More with a new translation of Utopia, His History of King Richard III, and His Latin Poems. Translations of the Poems by Francis Wrangham. 2 vols. London: Cadell and Davis, 1808. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/memoirsofsirthom01cayluoft and http://www.archive.org/details/memoirsofsirthom02cayluoft [Sullivan 1:176–77.]
  4. Chalmers, Alexander. The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every nation; particularly the British and Irish; from the earliest accounts to the present time. New ed., rev. and enl. by Alexander Chalmers. 32 vols. London: Nichols, Rivington, Payne et al., 1817. 22:358–81. Online at https://archive.org/details/generalbiographi22chaluoft. [Sullivan 1:180–81.]
  5. Dyer, Charles George. Sir Thomas More. Biographical sketches of the lives and characters of illustrious and eminent men. Illustrated with whole length portraits. London: C.G. Dyer amd H. Setchel and Son, 1819. [150]–[154]. 256p. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=7p0PAAAAQAAJ&pg=PT212 [Sullivan 2:304–305. Arranged Alphabetically. Not paginated? — Page numbers in Google copy written in pen.]
  6. Macdiarmid, John. Sir Thomas More. Lives of British Statesmen. 2 vols. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820. Vol. 1: 1–154. Vol.1 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/livesbritishsta01macdgoog [cf. 1807 edition.]
  7. Lodge, Edmund. Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, engraved with authentic portraits. Collective edition. 4 vols. London: Harding, Mavor & Lepard, 1821–34. Rpt. Harding & Lepard, 1839. Rpt. Kessinger Publishing, 2005. [Sullivan 2:244–45. See Emile Telle's article in Other More Iconography.]
  8. Rudhart, Georg Thomas von. Thomas Morus aus den Quellen bearbeitet. Nuremberg: Friedrich Campe, 1829. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/thomasmorus00rudhgoog
  9. Taylor, Emily. A Memoir of Sir Thomas More, with extracts from his works and letters. London: Houlston, 1834. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/amemoirsirthoma01martgoog
  10. MacDiarmid, John. Sir Thomas More. Lives of British Statesmen. London: L. A. Lewis, 1838. 1–104. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=tKdkAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA1 [Earlier editions by Jones and Bumford in 1807, 1808, and 1820 with Burnet's Utopia?]
  11. Mackintosh, James. The Life of Sir Thomas More. London: Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopedia, 1830. Rpt. London: Longmans, Green, 1844. Rpt. as Sir Thomas More, 1480–1535. in Lives of Eminent British Statesmen. 7 vols. London: Lardner's Cyclopedia, 1830, 1831. Vol. I: 1–110. 1831 ed. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/livesofeminentbr01londiala Another edition: Philadelphia: Carey and Lee, 1832. I: 1–91. Rpt. as Life of Sir Thomas More in The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh. 3 vols. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1846. Vol. I: 389–504. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/miscellaneouswor01mackuoft Another Edition: 1854. Vol. 1: 393–507. (Also available online) Rpt. Three Volumes Complete in One: The Modern British Essayists 8. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1848. 43–82. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/miscworksright00mackrich Another edition: London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. 184–238. http://www.archive.org/details/miscellaneouswo01mackgoog [Sullivan 2:262–263, 210. See E. E. Reynolds, Sir James Mackintosh and Sir Thomas More, Modern More Biographers.]
  12. Cunningham, George Godfrey. Lives of Eminent and Illustrious Englishmen: from Alfred the Great to the latest times, on an original plan. Illustrated by a series of finely executed portraits, selected from the most authentic sources, and engraved by eminent artists. 8 vols. Glasgow: A. Fullerton, 1836–1837. II: 44–51. Online at https://archive.org/details/livesofeminentil02cunn. [Sullivan 1:234.]
  13. Walter, William Joseph. Sir Thomas More: His life and times, illustrated from his own writings, and from contemporary documents. Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1839; London: C. Dolman; Baltimore: Fielding Lucas Jr., 1840. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/sirthomasmorehi00waltgoog.   French translation by Auguste Savagner as Thomas Morus et son époque: Suivi d'une analyse de l'Utopie de Thomas Morus. (On titlepage: Histoire de Thomas Morus, chancelier d'Angleterre.) Tours: Mame, 1847, 1864, 1868, 1873. 1st Edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/thomasmorusetson00waltuoft.   Hungarian translation by József Babinszky as Morus Tamás és korszaka. Pest: kiadja a Szent-István-Társulat, 1859. [French translation includes an appendix by Savagner: Appendice: Analyse de l'Utopie de Thomas Morus on pp.359–413. The Hungarian translation was made from the French. In his biography Walter also promised to publish an anthology of More's writings, see next item. See also Robert F. McNamara, Who was William Joseph Walter? Modern More Biographers.]
  14. D'Israeli, Isaac. The Psychological Character of Sir Thomas More. Amenities of literature: consisting of sketches and characters of English literature. 2 vols. London: E. Moxon; Paris: A. and W. Galignani and C., 1841–42; New York: J. & H.G. Langley, 1845. I:256–68. Many editions. Rpt. 3 vols. London: Frederick Warne; New York: Scribners, 1867. I:289–302. Paris 1841 online at https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_U6gSGMSCtX0C. [Sullivan 1:278.]
  15. Walter, William Joseph. Sir Thomas More: A Selection from his Works as Well in Prose as in Verse. Forming a Sequel to Life and Times of Sir Thomas More. Baltimore: Fielding Lucas Jr.; Philadelphia: Barrington and Haswell, 1841. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=0VMeAAAAMAAJ [See previous item.]
  16. Campbell, Lord John. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal, From the Earliest Times till the Reign of George IV. First Series to the Revolution of 1688. In Three Volumes. 3+ vols. London: John Murray, 1845, 1846, etc. Vol. 1: 509–598. 1846 edition online at https://archive.org/details/livesoflordchan01camp. [Sullivan 1: 155–56. Title varies in later editions, with additional volumes added to bring the account up to Queen Victoria's Reign.]
  17. R., J. F. Lives of Alfred the Great, Sir Thomas More, and John Evelyn. [By J. F. R.] Burns Fireside Library, Lives of Englishmen, series iv. London: Burns, [1845]. 12p.
  18. Thommes, Johann Hermann. Thomas Morus, Lord-Kanzler von England. Historisches Gemälde der despotischen Willkürherrschaft Heinrich VIII. und des grossen Abfalles von der katholischen Kirche, nebst einer Skizze der Folgezeit. Nach authentischen Quellen bearbeitet, etc. Augsburg: Verlag der Matth. Rieger'schen Buchhandlung, 1847. Online at Google Books
  19. Lives of Illustrious Men. Christopher Columbus, Alfred the Great, Sir Isaac Newton, John Milton, Dante Alighieri [and] Sir Thomas More. [With portraits.] London: Nelson, 1849. 227p.
  20. Nisard, Jean Marie Napoleon Désiré. Études sur la Renaissance: Érasme, Thomas Morus, Melanchthon. Bibliothèque Contemporaine. Paris: Lévy, 1855, 1864, 1877. 151–296. Hungarian translation by János Vajda as Tanulmányok a renaissance és a reformátió korából: Erasmus, Morus Tamás, Melanchton. Budapest: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, 1875. 1855 and 1864 editions Online at http://www.archive.org/detains/tudessurlarenai00nisagoog and http://www.archive.org/details/tudessurlarena00nisauoft [See Germain Marc'hadour, Désiré Nisard [1806–1888], lecteur d'Érasme et de More, More and France.]
  21. Buxton, Charles. Sir Thomas More: a lecture by Charles Buxton. Evening Recreations. Ed. Joseph Hampden Gurney. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. 69–100. Online at http://books.google.com/books?id=BF0CAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA69 [Sullivan 1:148.]
  22. Myers, Frederic. Sir Thomas More. Lectures on Great Men. London: James Nesbitt, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1861, 1874, 1877, 1890. 172–204. Online at https://archive.org/details/lecturesongreat01myergoog. [Sullivan 2:354–355. Also includes a biography of Thomas Cranmer, pp.205–242.]
  23. Drane, Augusta Theodosia. The Life of Sir Thomas More. Granville Popular Library. London: Burns & Lambert, [c 1858]. Rpt. London: Burns & Oates, 1873, 1880. Rpt. with separate titlepage and pagination in The Three Chancellors: or Sketches of the lives of William of Wykeham, William of Waynflete, and Sir Thomas More. By the author of the Knights of St. John, etc. Granville popular library. London: Burns & Lambert, 1860. iv, 112, 1v, 95, iv, 147p. Rpt. London: Burns & Oates, [1875?], 1879, 1882, [1890?]. 1875? edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/threechancellors00dranuoft [Sullivan 1:293–294.]
  24. Beck, William of Pembroke College, Oxford. Sir Thomas More: a biographical lecture. London: S.P.C.K., 1862. 72p. [Sullivan 1:65–66.]
  25. Franck, Adolphe. Thomas Morus. Réformateurs et Publicistes de l'Europe. Moyen Âge-Renaissance. Paris: Michel Lévy, 1864. 337–93. Online at https://archive.org/details/rformateurset00fran. [Sullivan 1:368–69. Volumes for later periods published in 1881 and 1893.]
  26. Seebohm, Frederic. The Oxford Reformers of 1498: Colet, Erasmus, More. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1867. Rev. ed. as The Oxford Reformers: John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More, Being a History of their Fellow-Work. 2nd ed., revised and enlarged. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1869, 1887, 1996, 1911, 1913. Rpt. Everyman's Library 665. London: Dent; New York: Dutton, 1900, 1906, 1914, 1929. Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1971; Richard West, 1982. 1887 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/theoxfordreforme00seebuoft [Other editions also available online: Check openlibrary.org.]
  27. Burke, S. Hubert. Sir Thomas More. Historical Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty and the Reformation Period. 4? vols. London: John Hodges, 1879, 1881. I:337–69. 1881 edition online at https://archive.org/details/historicalportra01burk. Rpt. with changes as >Sir Thomas More and His Times. Catholic World 36 (1883): 627–57. [Sullivan 1:140.]
  28. Henke, E. L. T. Das häusliche Leben des Thomas Morus. Historische Zeitschrift 21 (1869): 65–103. [Sullivan 2:99–100.]
  29. Tommaso Moro. Lord Cancelliere d'Ingilterra. Raconto storico. Collezione di Letture amene ed oneste 88. Modena: 1872. 27p. [British Library.]
  30. Cooke, Robert. Catholic Memories of the Tower of London. First Series. I. Bishop Fisher. II. Sir Thomas More . . . [1875] See John Fisher: A Spiritual Consolation.
  31. O'Hagan, John. Sir Thomas More: A Lecture delivered to the St. Mary's Branch of the Catholic Union of Ireland. Irish Monthly Magazine (1876): 340–52, 363–72. Online at http://books.google.ca/books?id=_bERAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA340 Rpt. as Introduction. to A Dyalogue of Comforte agaynste Tribulacyon. Utopia and A Dialogue of Comfort. Everyman's Library 461. London: Dent, 1910, 1913, 1916, 1918, 1923, 1926, 1928, 1931, 1935, 1937, 1946. vii–xxxv. 1946 Online at Online at http://www.archive.org/details/utopiawiththedia00moreuoft
  32. Stewart, Agnes M. The Life and Letters of Sir Thomas More. London: Burns & Oates, 1876. Rpt. as The Life and Letters of Blessed Thomas More, Second Edition. London: Burns & Oates, 1887. 1876 edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/lifelettersofsir00stewuoft
  33. Baumstark, Reinhold. Thomas Morus. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1879. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/thomasmorus00baumgoog [Sullivan 1:56.]
  34. Hutton, Arthur Wollaston. Sir Thomas More and his Utopia: the New learning of the sixteenth century in relation to social reform. A lecture delivered before the Sunday Lecture Society, St. George's Hall, Langham Place, on Sunday afternoon, 22nd November, 1885 . . . London: Sunday Lecture Society, 1885, 1900? 22p. [Sullivan 2:148.]
  35. Johnston, Richard Malcolm. The Sweetness of Blessed Thomas More. Catholic World XLVIII (48) (1889):453–88. [Sullivan 2:169.]
  36. Yakovenko [Jakovenko], Valentin Ivanovich. Tomas Mor, ego zhizn' i obshchestvennaya deyatel'nost'. [Thomas More: His Life and Public Work]. St. Petersburg: Tipografia Ju. N. Erlich, 1891. [Sullivan, Worldcat, etc. Russian.]
  37. Bridgett, Thomas Edward. The Life and Writings of Sir Thomas More. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1891, 1892, 1904, 1913, 1924. 1935. Rpt. New York: Scholarly P, 1976. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/lifewritingsofsi00brid. [Sullivan 1:125–126. See E.E. Reynolds, More's first modern biographer: T.E. Bridgett, C.SS.R., Modern More Biographers.]
  38. Gibbins, Henry de Beltgens. Sir Thomas More. English Social Reformers. London: Methuen, 1892, 1902, 1905. 29–63. Online at https://archive.org/details/englishsocialre02gibbgoog. [Sullivan 2:27–28.]
  39. Lee, Sidney. More, Sir Thomas. Dictionary of National Biography. London: Spottiswoode & Co., 1894. Vol. 38: 429–49. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/dictionaryofnati38stepuoft Rpt. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege for Oxford UP, 1921–22. Vol. XIII: 876–96. [Sullivan 1:220.]
  40. Thomas Morus, Lordkanzler von England: Ein kleines Lebensbild des grossen Mannes, gezeichnet von einem Priester der Erzdiözese Kön. Steyl: Missionsdruckerei, 1894. 97p.
  41. Louis, Gustav. Thomas Morus und seine Utopia. (wissenschaftliche Beilage zum jahresbericht der Elften städtischen Realschule zu Berlin, Ostern, 1895). Berlin: Gaertner, 1895 [Sullivan 2:247. Dissertation? 30p.]
  42. Hutton, William Holden. Sir Thomas More. London: Methuen, 1895. Rpt. 1900. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/sirthomasmore00huttuoft [Sullivan 1:150–52.]
  43. Mason, Arthur James. Fisher and More as Leaders of Progress, and Fisher and More as Martyrs for Conscience. Lectures on Colet, Fisher, and More, at St. Paul's Cathedral, 1894. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York: E. & J. B. Young, 1895. 44–79, 80–118. Online at https://books.google.ca/books?id=YWVCAAAAYAAJ. [Sullivan 2:292–93.]
  44. Opitz, Hermann. Heinrich VIII und Thomas Morus. Eine kirchenpolitische Skizze. Frankfurter zeitgemässe Broschüren. Bd. 16. Hft. 9. Frankfurt am Main: Foesser Nachfolger, P. Kreuer, 1895, 1896. 39p.
  45. Flower, Benjamin Orange. The Century of Sir Thomas More. Boston: Arena Publishing, 1896. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924028009722 [Sullivan 1:357–58.]
  46. Lilly, William Samuel. Sir Thomas More. Quarterly Review 184 (1896): 328–64. [Sullivan 2:236–37.]
  47. O'Hagan, John, Judge. Sir Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1896. 24p. Rev. by Philip E. Hallett as Blessed Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1923, 1928. 28p. Rev. edition as Saint Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1935, 1937, 1950. 30p. Maltese translation by William Baillie as San Tumas More. Valetta: Empire Press, 266, Strada San Paolo, 1935. [Sullivan 2:71 (Hallett). Also responsible for intro. to 1910 Everyman Utopia, cf. Moreana 114 (1993): 70.]
  48. Brooke-Hunt, Violet. Sir Thomas More. Prisoners of the Tower of London: being an account of some who at divers times lay captive within its walls. London: Dent, 1899, rpt. 1901. 95–111. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/prisonersoftower00broo
  49. Lilly, William Samuel. More—The Saint. Renaissance Types. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1901; New York: Longmans, Green, 1901. 309–78. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/renaissancetypes00lillrich [Sullivan II: 236.]
  50. Adams, Henry Austin. Blessed Thomas More. Orations. Intro. by Cardinal John Gibbons. Saint Paul: Adams-Cannon, 1902, 1903. 87–127. Online at https://archive.org/details/orationsofhenrya00adam. [Sullivan I:5.]
  51. Fleming, William. Blessed Thomas More. A Complete History of the British Martyrs from the Roman Occupation to Elizabeth's Time. London: Published by the Proprietors of the Catholic Repository, 1902. 94–122. Online at https://archive.org/details/completehistoryo00flemuoft. [Sullivan 1:325–26.]
  52. Brémond, Henri. Le Bienheureux Thomas More. Les Saints no. 48. Paris: Lecoffre, 1904. Rpt. Paris: Librairie Victor Lecoffre, Éditeur J. Gabalda, 1920, 1930. English translation by Harold Child as Sir Thomas More (The Blessed Thomas More). New York: Benziger; London: Duckworth, 1904, 1913. Rpt. London: R. & T. Washbourne, 1920. Italian translation as Il beato Tommaso Moro. Rome: Desclée, Lefebvre e Comp., 1907. German translation by Johannes Maria Höcht and Rudolf von der Wehd as Thomas More, Lord-Kanzler, Märtyrer und Held: ein Hochbild heroischen Mannestumes. Hrsg. und übers. von J. M. Hächt und R. v.d. Wehd. Mit 16 Bildern nach Holbein und Rubens. Regensberg: J. Habbel, 1935, 1949. Spanish translation by Mario Góngora as Tomáas Moro. Santiago de Chile: Difusión Chilena, 1944. 1913 edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/sirthomasmorethe00bremuoft [Geritz F026 (Ger. trans); Wentworth 10; Sullivan 1:122–23; 2:112.]
  53. Camm, Bede, ed. B. Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England. Tower Hill, July 6, 1535. Lives of the English Martyrs Declared Blessed by Pope Leo XIII. in 1886 and 1895: Written by Fathers of the Oratory, of the Secular Clergy, and of the Society of Jesus. Vol. I: Martyrs under Henry VIII. London: Burns and Oates, 1904. Reissued London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1914. 123–248. 1914 Available online at https://archive.org/details/livesofenglishma01camm [Sullivan 1:153–54.]
  54. Innes, Arthur D. Sir Thomas More. Ten Tudor Statesmen. London: E. Nash, 1906. Rev. ed. London: Grayson & Grayson, 1934. 67–91. Rpt. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat P, [1971]. [Sullivan 1:158. A brief biography.]
  55. Leclercq, H. Le Martyre du Bienheureux Thomas More, à la Tour de Londres, le 6 juillet 1535. Les Martyrs: Recueil de pièces authentiques sur les martyrs depuis les origines du christianisme jusqu'au XX° siècle. Vol. VII: La Réforme. Traduites et publiées par H. Leclercq. 15 Vols. Paris: Oudin, 1907. 7:83–161. Online at http://www.abbaye-saint-benoit.ch/martyrs/martyrs0007.htm. [Sullivan 2:216–217. Includes translations of excerpts from Roper (85–111) and also nine of More's Prison Letters, including Rogers #205 and #206 (112–161).]
  56. Lee, Sidney. Sir Thomas More. Great Englishmen of the Sixteenth Century. London: Constable; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904, 1907. 17–62. Rpt. London: Thomas Nelson, 1907; London: The Harrap Library, 1925; Rpt. Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1970; Fort Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1972. 1904 Online at http://www.archive.org/details/greatenglishmen00lees [Wentworth 49; Sullivan 1:219–20. Expresses typical 19th century liberal prejudices; shows no understanding of More's Christian Humanism or of the complexities of More's character.]
  57. The Story of Blessed Thomas More, by a Nun of Tyburn Convent, With a preface by Dom Bede Camm, O.S.B. The St. Nicholas Series. London: Burns Oates and Washbourne, 1908, 1926. Rpt. London: Macdonald and Evans, 1908. Rpt. New York: Benziger, 1910. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/storyofblessedth00nunouoft [Sullivan Checklist gives earlier edition not listed elsewhere: 2 vols. London: Burns, Oates, Washbourne, 1904–1905.]
  58. Bowden, Henry Sebastian, ed. Mementoes of the Martyrs and Confessors of England and Wales for every day in the year. London: Burns & Oates, 1910. Ed. and Rev. by Donald Attwater London: Burns & Oates, 1962. 24, 46–47, 58, 170–73, 174, 204–05, 234–35, 249–50, 289–90. 1910 edition Online at http://www.archive.org/details/mementoesoftheen00bowduoft [Meditations on the life of More, based mainly on Roper. 1910 meditations on Jan 26, Feb 19,20,25, Mar 3,14, Jun 8, Jul 6,10,15, Sep 2, Oct 2, Nov 24, 25. Also many meditations from Fisher.]
  59. De Laboulaye, E. Dieu, l'Église, ma conscience!: le bienheureux Thomas Morus, grand chancelier d'Angleterre. Paris : Libraire Saint Joseph, 1910. 69pp. [Sullivan 1:255.]
  60. Clayton, Joseph. Sir Thomas More and Freedom of Conscience, 1529–1535. Leaders of the People: Studies in Democratic History. London: Martin Secker; New York: Mitchell and Kennerly, 1911. 193–213. Online at https://archive.org/details/leadersofpeoples00clayuoft. [Sullivan 1:202–203.]
  61. Hudleston, Gilbert Roger. Thomas More. Catholic Encyclopedia XIV (14): 689–93 [1912]. Online at http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/14689c.htm. [Sullivan 2: 133 and 314.]
  62. Williams, C. H. Sir Thomas More. The Open Court 31:9 (September 1917): 513–25. Available online at http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3200&context=ocj
  63. Maynard, Theodore. Roman and Utopian More. Catholic World 108 (1919): 433–40. [Sullivan 2:305–306.]
  64. Steck, Francis Borgia. Blessed Thomas More, Franciscan Tertiary. Franciscans and the Protestant Revolution in England. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1920. 75–103. Online at http://www.archive.org/details/franciscansandth06stecuoft Rpt. Read Books; Quinn Press, 2008.

Modern Biographies (1924–1963)

  1. Potter, George Richard. Sir Thomas More. Roadmaker Series. London: Leonard Parsons; Boston, MA: Small, Maynard, & Co., 1925.
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 3 Dec. 1925: 833.
  2. Reed, Arthur William. Sir Thomas More. The social and political ideas of some great thinkers of the sixteenth and seventeenth: a series of lectures delivered at King's College, University of London, during the Session 1925–26. Alternate title: The Social and Political Ideas of Some Great Thinkers of the Renaissance and the Reformation . . . Ed. F. J. C. Hearnshaw. London: George G. Harrop, 1925, 1926. Rpt. New York: Brentano, 1925, 1932. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1925, 1949, 1967. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood P, 1985. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat P, 1967. London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1967. 123–48. Online at https://archive.org/details/socialpoliticali00hear_0. [Wentworth 58; Sullivan 2:97 and S2:10.]
  3. Hallett, P.E., and Noel Macdonald Wilby. [Thomas More articles extracted from the Southwark Record, Jul. 1927–Sept. 1936]. [London : s.n., 1927–1936] [Worldcat OCLC 52744854.]
  4. Blessed John Fisher and Blessed Thomas More. The Venerabile [Magazine of the English College in Rome] 3 (1926–28): 137–46 + 2 plates. [Sum.: F. Murray, Moreana 19/20 (1968): 100.]
  5. Janelle, Pierre. Le Bienheureux Thomas More. Ed. Jean Michel Alfred Vacant et al. Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique. Paris: [s.l.: Letouzey et Ané], 1902–1950. 15 vols. Vol. 10 (1928?): cols. 2472–82. Online at http://jesusmarie.free.fr/dictionnaire_de_theologie_catholique_lettre_M.html [Cit.: G. Marc'hadour Thomas More et la Bible (Paris: Vrin, 1969), p.559.]
  6. Browne, Henry. A Catholic of the Renaissance. The Fame of Blessed Thomas More, Being Addresses Delivered in his Honour in Chelsea, July 1929. London: Sheed & Ward, 1929. 81–92. [Wentworth 28; Sullivan 1:134–35. More as a representative of the common man, of the best in his age and culture.]
  7. Chambers, Raymond Wilson. Sir Thomas More's Fame Among His Countrymen. The Fame of Blessed Thomas More, Being Addresses Delivered in his Honour in Chelsea, July 1929. London: Sheed & Ward, 1929. 9–32. [Wentworth 247; Sullivan 1:187.]
  8. Chesterton, G. K. A Turning Point in History. The Fame of Blessed Thomas More, Being Addresses Delivered in his Honour in Chelsea, July 1929. London: Sheed & Ward, 1929. 63–64. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 501. [Geritz V005; Wentworth 37; Sullivan I:195. See also Chesterton's A Short History of England (London: Chatto & Windus, 1917), 133ff.]
  9. Hallett, P. E. Blessed John Fisher and Blessed Thomas More. The English Martyrs. Papers from the Summer School of Catholic Studies held at Cambridge, July 28–August 6, 1928. Edited by Dom Bede Camm. Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1929. 77–96. [Wentworth 44; Sullivan 1:71; Sullivan 1:152 and 2:71.]
  10. Shebbeare, Claude Eustace. Sir Thomas More: A Leader of the English Renaissance. London: Harding & More, 1930.
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 10 Apr. 1930: 312.
  11. Garrett, C. That Mirror of Worldly Vertue: Sir Thomas More. Catholic World CXXXIII (Sept. 1931): 671–77. [Sullivan 2:16–17.]
  12. Innes, Arthur D. Sir Thomas More: The Idealist (b. 1478, d. 1535). Leading Figures in English History: Tudor and Stewart Period. London: Rivington, 1931. Rpt. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, 1967. 35–56. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat P, [1971]. [Sullivan 2:157–158. See also Ten Tudor Statesmen (1906) above.]
  13. Chesterton, G. K. Thomas More (1477–1535). The English Way: Studies in English Sanctity from St. Bede to Newman. Ed. Maisie Ward. London: Sheed & Ward, 1933. 209–17. [Wentworth 36; Sullivan I:195.]
  14. Clayton, Joseph. Sir Thomas More: A Short Study. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1933. Dutch translation by Piet Kasteel. Amsterdam: Fidelitas, 1935. [Sullivan I:203.]
    Review(s):
    1. Gregory MacDonald, Dublin Review 196 (1935):33–35.
  15. Musser, Benjamin Francis. Roman and Utopian More. Franciscan Poets. London: MacMillan, 1933. 41–51. [Sullivan 2:354.]
  16. Sargent, Daniel. Thomas More. London: Sheed & Ward, 1933. Rpt. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries, 1970. Kessinger Publishing, 2003. French translation by Maurice Rouneau. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1935. Italian translation as Tommaso Moro. Brescia: Morcelliana, 1940. Vicenza: Edizioni Martello, 1990. Spanish translation by Pedro Zuloaga as Tomás Moro. Mexico, D.F., Jus, 1945, 1968. Dutch translation by H. Zwartbroekx. Nijmegen: De Koepel, 1949. [Geritz F280; Wentworth 25. See Germain Marc'hadour, Qui est Daniel Sargent? and Un Jubilé: le Thomas More de Daniel Sargent, in Modern More Biographers. Marc'hadour's review mentions a number of different translations.]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 5 July 1934: 477.
  17. Hollis, Christopher. Sir Thomas More. London: Sheed & Ward, 1934; Milwaukee, WI: Bruce Publishing, 1934. Rev. ed. London: Burns & Oates, 1961. Italian trans. by Alberto Castelli Un Cancelliere umanista sugli altari. San Tommaso Moro. Como: Cavalieri, 1937. [Geritz F121; Wentworth 14; Sullivan II:120–22. See also Germain Marc'hadour, Sir Thomas More (1934) by Christopher Hollis (1903–1977), More Biographers.]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 3 Jan. 1935: 6 [Sullivan 2:122].
    2. A. L. Rowse, Spectator 154 (1935): 129–30.
  18. Mackay, H.F.B. The Life and Daeth of Blessed Thomas More. Followers in the Way. London: Centenary Press, 1934. 119–33. [Sullivan 2:259.]
  19. Matthew, David and Gervase Matthew. Fisher and More. The Reformation and the Contemplative Life: A Study of Conflict between the Carthusians and the State. London: Sheed & Ward, 1934. 189–204. [Wentworth 53; Sullivan 1:296–97.]
  20. Parkinson, Harold Joseph. Thomas More. Kensington: Voughan Shool, 1934.
  21. Routh, E. M. G. Sir Thomas More and His Friends, 1477–1535. London: Oxford UP, 1934. Rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963. [Geritz F277; Wentworth 24.]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 5 Apr. 1934: 240.
    2. A. L. Rowse, Criterion 14 (1934/35): 137–40.
  22. Sáens Quesada de Sáens, Lucretia. Sir Thomas More: Humanista y Mártir. Buenos Aires: Jacobo Peuser (for Corporación de Abogados Católicos), 1934. [Sullivan Checklist.]
  23. The Canonization of a Humanist. Catholic World 141 (1935): 257–62. [Geritz F035.]
  24. Chambers, Raymond Wilson. Sir Thomas More, 1478–1535. The Great Tudors. Ed. K. Garvin. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1935. 101–16. Rpt. in abr. ed. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1956, 1961. 67–82. Rev. vers. rpt. as Martyrs of the Reformation: Thomas More. in Man's Unconquerable Mind. By R. W. Chambers. London: Jonathan Cape, 1939. 172–89. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 489–500, 666. [Geritz F039; Wentworth 35; Sullivan 1:187 and 2:17.]
  25. Chambers, Raymond Wilson. Thomas More. London: Jonathan Cape; New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1935. Rpt. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 1958. Rpt. London: Penguin Books in Association with Jonathan Cape (A Peregrine Book), 1963. Rpt. Brighton: The Harvester P, 1981. Spanish translation by Francisco González Ríos as Tomás Moro. Buenos Aires: Juventud, 1946. German translation by Wolfgang Rüttenauer as Thomas More. Ein Staatsmann Heinrichs des Achten. Munich-Kempten: Josef Kösel, 1947. Italian translation. Milan: Rizzoli, 1965. [Geritz F040; Wentworth 13; Sullivan 1:188 (Metz 103).]
    Review(s):
    1. Montgomery Belgion, Criterion 15 (1935/36): 156–64.
    2. Philip E. Hallett, Review of English Studies 11 (1936): 472–74 [Sullivan 2:78].
    3. J. D. Mackie, History 21 (1936): 61–63. [Sullivan 2:261.]
    4. A. L. Rowse, Spectator 154 (1935): 924.
  26. Chesterton, G. K. St. Thomas More. America 53 (1935): 104–105 and The Well and the Shallows. London: Sheed & Ward, 1935, 1937. 237–43. Rpt. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius P, 2006. 175–79. Rpt. in The Catholic Church and Conversion—and others. Vol. 3 of The Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton. Ed. J. J. Thompson, Jr. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1990. 505–509. Online at http://www.catholiceducation.org/articles/stories_of_faith_and_character/cs0457.htm [Sullivan 1:195.]
  27. Coulton, G. G. The Faith of St. Thomas More. Quarterly Review 265 (1935): 327–43. Rpt. in Essential Articles for the Study of Thomas More. Ed. Richard S. Sylvester and Germain Marc'hadour. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1977. 502–12, 666–67. Rpt. in More. Great Political Thinkers 6. Ed. John Dunn and Ian Harris. 2 vols. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publications, 1997. I: 1–17. [Geritz F043; Wentworth 38; Sullivan 1:218–219. A review article of R. W. Chamber's Biography]
  28. Delany, Seldon P. Saint Thomas More [1478–1535]. Married Saints. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1935. 1941. Rpt. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, 1969. 173–91. [Sullivan 1:257.]
  29. Delany, Seldon P. St. Thomas More. Catholic World 141 (1935): 187–94. [Geritz F048; Sullivan 1:256–57.]
  30. Delcourt, Joseph. Deux saints anglais: John Fisher et Thomas More. Paris: La Bonne Presse, 1935. 125p. [Geritz F050; Sullivan 1:258.]
  31. Dolan, Albert. Saint Thomas More. Chicago: Carmelite P, 1935. 15pp. [Sullivan 1:285.]
  32. Feho, Door. De Heilige Thomas More, Staatsman, Martelaar: Populaire levensschets. [Life-sketch] Foreword M. J. Verhoeven. Tilburg: Uitgave, drukkerij Henri Bergmans & Cie, 1935. [Geritz F077. Dutch biography.]
  33. Flood, Joseph. St. Thomas More. A Noble Company. London: Alexander Ouseley, 1935. 118–35. [Sullivan 1:357.]
  34. Fressanges, G. A. More and Scholarship. Month 165 (1935): 414–22. [Geritz F083; Wentworth 200.]
  35. Hallett, P. E. The Relics of SS. John Fisher and Thomas More. The Tablet 20th July 1935. Online at http://archive.thetablet.co.uk and http://catholicsaints.info
  36. Hollis, Christopher. Saint Thomas More, European. Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review [Dublin] 24 (1935): 379–90. [Geritz F122; Wentworth 46; Sullivan 2:123–24.]
  37. Janelle, Pierre. Humanisme et unité chrétienne: John Fisher et Thomas More. Études 223 (1935): 442–60. [Geritz F126; Sullivan 2:160–61.]
  38. Jenkins, Claude. Sir Thomas More. A Commemoration Lecture Delivered in the Chapter House, Canterbury, at the Festival of the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral, June, 1935. Canterbury: Published by The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral and printed by J. A. Jennings, 1935. [Geritz F129; Sullivan 2:163–64. A brief biography, includes facsimile and translation of More's letter of confraternity with Canterbury (Herbrüggen 182A).]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 23 Nov. 1935: 771.
  39. John Fisher and Thomas More. TLS 30 May 1935: 337–38. [Sullivan 2:166–67.]
  40. Kapfinger, Hans. Thomas More und John Fisher, Märtyrer der Wahrheit: mit e. Geleitwort des Erzbischofs von Bamberg Jacobus von Hauck. Bamberg : St.-Otto-Verl., 1935.
  41. Lilley, Philip. Sir Thomas More. Expository News 46 (1935): 467–70. [Sullivan 2:235–36.]
  42. Llanos y Torriglia, Félix de. El Divorcio de Caterina de Aragán, San Juan Fisher y Santo Tomás Moro: sítesis histórica. Madrid: Gráfica Universal (Fax?), 1935. [Geritz F140; Sullivan 2:242. Consists of a biography of Catherine of Aragon and two short lives of More and Fisher.]
  43. Lovera di Castiglione, Carlo. Tommaso Moro. Rome: Casa Editrice, 1935. [Geritz F143.]
  44. Massin, Jean. Saint Thomas More. Études religieuses, 375. Lièges, Paris: La pensée Catholique, 1935. 24pp. [Sullivan 2:294.]
  45. Matthew, David. Blessed Thomas More as the Patron of Laymen. Clergy Review 9 (1935): 368–76. [Sullivan 2:295.]
  46. McNabb, Vincent J. Saint Thomas More. Blackfriars 16 (1935): 487–494. [Sullivan 2:312.]
  47. O'Connell, John R. Saint Thomas More. London: Duckworth, 1935. [Geritz F223.]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 23 Nov. 1935: 771.
  48. Privat, Edmond. Le Chancelier Décapité, St. Thomas More, Henry VIII et la République des Utopiens. Paris: Victor Attinger, 1935. Spanish translation as El Canciller decapitado: Santo Tomás Moro y Enrique VIII. Madrid: Nueva Epoca, 1949. [Geritz F252.]
  49. Rope, Henry E. G. Fisher and More. London: Herder, 1935. [Geritz F272.]
  50. Sherren, Wilkinson. The Merry Martyr: Sir Thomas More. The Irish Monthly 63:741 (Mar. 1935): 160–166. Read online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/20513722
  51. Smith, Richard Lawrence. John Fisher and Thomas More: Two English Saints. London: Sheed & Ward, 1935. Italian translation as Vita dei santi martiri Giovanni card. Fisher e Tommaso More. Isola del Liri, Frosinone: Soc. Tip. A. Macioce e Pisani, 1935. [Geritz F311. English translation of the Italian lives of More and Fisher presented to Pope Pius XI as part of the Canonization process in 1935.]
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 30 May 1935: 349.
  52. Weirich, Marko, trans. Blahoslavený Tomásš More. [Blessed Thomas More] Edited by Josefa Papici. Vi?tězové., Ročni?k II ;, Sv. 3. Olomouc: Profesoři bohosloveckého učiliště řádu dominikánského,[Edice Krystal-knihovna?], 1935. [Worldcat OCLC 42197152 and 85411507. Czech.]
  53. Whiting, M. B. Sir Thomas More, 1478–1535. Catholic Review 148 (1935): 55–64. [Geritz F346.]
  54. Belloc, Hilaire. Saint Thomas More. Characters of the Reformation. London: Sheed & Ward, 1936. 98–110. Rpt. New York: Image Books, 1958. 62–69. [Geritz F014; Wentworth 167; Sullivan 1:69–70; Therese O'Niell, Moreana 85 (1985): 110. On the uniqueness of More's death. See also The Witness of Abstract Truth, in More's Trial.]
  55. Delcourt, Joseph. Apropos de IVe centenaire et de la Canonisation de Thomas More. Revue anglo-américaine (June 1936): 416–30. [Geritz F049; Sullivan 1:258.]
  56. Alphen, Quirinus van. H. Thomas More. Gods lieve heiligen. Rijswijk: Kruisvaarders van St. Jan, 1937. [Dutch.]
  57. Cecil, Algernon. A Portrait of Thomas More: Scholar, Statesman, Saint. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode; New York: Putnam, 1937 [Geritz F037; Wentworth 12; Sullivan 1:177–79; Sullivan 2:210.] Rev.:
    Review(s):
    1. TLS 20 Feb. 1937: 127 + 171 [Sullivan 1:178].
    2. Harvey F. Brampton, Thomas More: Scholar, Statesman, Saint, Law Quarterly Review 162 (1937): 233–36. [Geritz G039; Sullivan 2:89–90.]
  58. Larkin, Michael J. Saint Thomas More: Model for Lawyers and Laymen. New York: Paulist P, 1937. 32pp. [Geritz F137; Sullivan 2:210.]
  59. Schlichting, Theodor Heinrich. Sint Thomas More. Schiebroek/Rotterdam: Uitgeverij Vox romana, 1937. 2e druk, 's-Gravenhage: Thijmfonds. [Dutch.]
  60. Coulton, G. G. More and Utopia. Medieval Panorama: The English Scene from Conquest to Reformation. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1938. 664–80, 755, passim. [Sullivan 1:220–221. Many references to More throughout the work.]
  61. Goodier, Alban. The World-Vision of St. Thomas More. Month 172 (1938): 109–17. [Geritz F090; Wentworth 42.]
  62. Meynell, L. W. St. Thomas More. Great Catholics. Ed. C. Williamson. London: Nicholson and Watson, 1938. 151–61. [Sullivan 2:320. A brief biography.]
  63. Smith, Herbert Maynard. The Catholic Reformers: More the Christian Humanist. Pre-Reformation England. London: MacMillan, 1938. Rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963. 463–84.
  64. Aalders, Willem Jan. Toekomstbeelden uit vijf eeuwen: More, Bunyan, Mandeville, Fichte, Wells. [Future Perspectives from Five Centuries. . .] Gröningen: Wolters, 1939. [Dutch. Sullivan S2:1.]
  65. Harrison, Maurice. Saint Thomas More. San Francisco: Privately printed at the Grabhorn Press, 1941. [Geritz F101; Wentworth 45; Sullivan 2:88. A Pamphlet.]
  66. Zeyde [Zeijde], M H van der. Thomas More. De Ploegserie. Amsterdam: Ploegsma, 1941. [Dutch.]
  67. Maynard, Theodore. Saint Thomas More. Pillars of the Church. New York: Longmans Green and Co., 1945. Rpt. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries P, 1970. 121–44. [Geritz F187; Wentworth 54; Sullivan 2:305.]
  68. Pinnard, Pierre. St. Thomas More, Humaniste, Chancelier, et Martyr. Paris: Lethielleux, 1946. [Geritz F245.]
  69. Maynard, Theodore. Humanist as Hero, the Life of Sir Thomas More. New York: MacMillan, 1947. [Geritz F186; Wentworth 18; Sullivan 2:304–305.]
  70. Derieux, Mary. One Hundred Great Lives. Ed. John Allen [Pesud. for Author]. New York: Graystone Press, 1948. 38–45. [Sullivan I:263.]
  71. Lemonnier, Léon. Un réristant catholique, Thomas More. Paris: La Colombe, 1948.
  72. Campbell, W. E. Erasmus, More and Tyndale. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1949. 79–96, 124–88, 208–26, 237–66. [Geritz F034; Wentworth 11; Sullivan 1:161. Some chapters also listed separately.]
  73. Chesterton, G. K. St. Thomas More [1477–1535]. Saints are not Sad: Forty Biographical Portraits. Ed. F. J. Sheed. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1949. 290–96.
  74. Kawa, Elizabeth. Thomas More Lordkanzler, Märtyrer, Heiliger. Berlin: Morus-Verlag, 1949. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 139/40 (1999): 86.]
  75. Schoonderwoerd, Nicolaas Hendricus Gerardus. Sint Thomas More, martelaar. Paulus-reeks, 529. Hilversum: Gooi & Sticht, 1949. [Dutch]
  76. Whitehead, Elizabeth. Saints for the Married. Cork: Mercier, 1949. 155p.
  77. Debroey, Steven. De lord-kanselier: het leven en de marteldood van Thomas More. Tielt: Drukkerij-Uitgeverij Lannoo, 1950. [Dutch. Fiction? Worldcat has conflicting information here; instead see http://www.lpbooncentrum.be/fondslijstenvb/lannoo/lannoo.html.]
  78. Matthew, Mary. Saint Thomas More. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1950. 32pp. [Sullivan 2:297.]
  79. Compton, Piers. St. Thomas More, Martyred Chancellor. Priest 14 (1952): 318–320. [Geritz V007.]
  80. Slesser, Henry, Sir. Saint Thomas More. The Month ns, 8:2 (1952): 93–103. Rpt. in Saints and Ourselves: Personal Studies. [First Series] Ed. Philip Caraman London: Hollis & Carter; New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1953. Rpt. Saints and Ourselves: Personal Portraits of Favourite Saints by Twenty-four Outstanding Catholic Authors. Garden City, NY: Image Books (Doubleday), 1958. 171–82. French translation by F. Roret in La Vie Spirituelle no. 516 (May 1965): 512–25. [Sum.: Mary-Christine Bradshaw, Moreana 83/84 (1984): 54. The are several editions of Saints and Ourselves, some of which (the 2nd and 3rd series) do not contain More's Life.]
  81. Ward, Barbara. St. Thomas More. Saints for Now. Ed. Clare Boothe Luce. New York: Sheed & Ward, 1952. 161–74. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 75/76 (1982): 88. A brief biography by a world-famous Catholic economist.]
  82. Paul, Leslie. Sir Thomas More. London: Faber, 1953. [Geritz F240; Wentworth 19. See Michael Turner, Qui est Leslie Paul? in More Scholars.]
  83. Reynolds, E. E. Saint Thomas More. London: Burns & Oates, 1953; New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1954. Rpt. Garden City, NY: Image Books (Doubleday), 1958. Spanish translation by J.M. Pavón Ruiz. Santo Tom´s Moro. Madrid: Rialp, 1959. [Geritz F264; Wentworth 21.]
  84. Rooy [Rooij], Nicolaas Cornelis de. Utopia gewonnen en verloren. De tragedie van Thomas More en Erasmus. [Utopia won and lost. The tragedy of Thomas More and Erasmus.] Antwerpen, 's-Gravenhage: Uitgeversmij Pax, 1950, 1955. [Worldcat OCLC 781265485; Moreana 97(1988):97,n.11.]
  85. Farrow, John. The Story of Thomas More. London: Sheed & Ward, 1954. Online at http://www.ewtn.com/library/mary/tommore.htm [Geritz F076; Sullivan 1:343–44.]
  86. Dart, J. L. C. Thomas Becket and Thomas More: Were they both Martyrs? Church Quarterly Review 157 (1956): 35–46. [Geritz F046; Wentworth 66.]
  87. Dell'Era, Idilio. Tommaso Moro. Torino: Borla, 1956.
  88. Hourdin, Georges. Un intellectuel sans vanité: St. Thomas More. Paris: Gabalda, 1958.
  89. Sullivan, Frank. Sir Thomas More. TLS 26 Dec. 1958: 751. [Geritz F320.]
  90. Baker, Aidan. Et ab invicem non sunt separati [They are Mutually Inseparable]. Clergy Review ns 44 (1959): 425–28. [English article. On the martyrdoms of More and Fisher.]
  91. Sharkey, D., and L. Clare. King's Chancellor: St. Thomas More. Popular Patron Saints. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1959. 136–40.
  92. Jarrott, Catherine. The Vocation of St. Thomas More. American Benedictine Review 12 (1961): 298–309. [Geritz F128; Wentworth 48.]
  93. Vásquez de Prada, Andrés. Sir Tomás Moro, Lord Canciller de Inglaterra. Colección Forjadores de Historia 2. Madrid: Ediciones Rialp, 1962, 1966, 1975, 5th ed. 1989, 6th ed. 1999, 2004. [Geritz F250.]
    Review(s):
    1. Francisco López Estrada, Moreana 101/102 (1990): 36.

Modern Biographies (1964–Present)

  1. Basset, Bernard. Born For Friendship: The Spirit of Sir Thomas More New York: Sheed & Ward, 1964. London: Burns & Oates, 1965. [Geritz F009; Wentworth 9; Sullivan S2:11.]
    Review(s):
    1. Charles W. Crawford, Moreana 6 (1965): 77–81.
  2. Checksfield, Muriel May. Thomas More (1478–1535). Portraits of Renaissance Life and Thought. London: Longmans; New York: Barnes & Noble, 1964. 27–45. [Geritz G016.]
  3. Sylvester, Richard S. Thomas More: New Buildings and Old. Moreana 4 (1964): 5–17. Available online at http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana4pages5-17.pdf [Geritz F327; Wentworth 63.]
  4. Brugmans, Henri. Thomas More, a European Humanist. Thomas More, Patron of the 16th Graduation Class of the College of Europe (Bruges) Memo from Belgium 71 (Dec. 1965) Brussels [Belgium]: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, 1965. Rpt. in Amici Thomae Mori Gazette 24 (Autumn 2011): 7–11 + 25 (Spring 2012): 12–17. French Version published as Thomas More, patron de la 16ème promotion du Collège d'Europe. Textes et documents, 206. [Bruxelles:] Ministère des affaires étrangères et du commerce extérieur, Service de l'information, 1965. and Thomas More: humaniste européen. La Revue Nouvelle [Tournai] 44 (1966): 3–20. German version as Hendrik Brugmans Thomas More: Schutzpatron der 16. Promotion des Europa-Kollegiums. Brüssel, 1965. Italian version as Thomas More: promotore della 16 sessione del Collegio d'Europa. [Brussels?:] Testi e documenti, dicembre 1965. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana Index to Vol. II, p.13 + 9:117–118 + 10: 114 + 11 (1966): 106; Geritz J006 and R060; Worldcat OCLC 24056415 (En), 459500738, 952032379(Fr), 263737696 (De), 952032500 (It). Also published in Dutch, and Spanish?]
  5. Reynolds, E. E. Thomas More and Erasmus. London: Burns & Oates, 1965. 16–23, 34–43, 112–26, 179–53. [Geritz F265; Wentworth 22.]
    Review(s):
    1. Noëlle-Marie Egretier, Moreana 9 (1966): 47–51 + 10 (1966): 80.
  6. Seuffert, Joseph. Thomas More: 1478–1535: ein Heiliger für unsere Zeit. Freiburg im Breisgau: Christophorus-Verl., 1965. 24p. [Worldcat OCLC 258425493.]
  7. Paul, John E. Catherine of Aragon and her Friends. London: Burns & Oates, 1966. [Geritz F239. See especially The Humanists: Vives, More and Whytford, pp. 62–72, and Sir Thomas More, pp. 191–200.]
  8. Reynolds, E. E. Saint Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1966. Rpt. 1979. 16p.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 11 (1966): 97–98.
  9. Schoeck, Richard J. St. Thomas More. New Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. 9: 1136–42. [See also new article by Gerard Wegemer in New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010.]
  10. Donnelly, Dorothy. St. Thomas More. Catholic Lawyer 14 (1968): 320–25, 319. [Geritz F066.]
  11. Reynolds, E. E. The Field is Won: The Life and Death of Saint Thomas More London: Burns & Oates; Milwaukee: Bruce, 1968. Rpt. as The Life and Death of Saint Thomas More: The Field is Won. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1978. [Geritz F260; Wentworth 20. A substantially new biography, not a reprint of Sir Thomas More (1953).]
    Review(s):
    1. G. A. Tomlinson, Moreana 21 (1969): 105–06.
    2. Germain Marc'hadour, and Maura Slattery, Moreana 23 (1969): 40–41.
  12. Stiénon du Pré, Jean André. Thomas More. Brussels: A. De Rache, 1968. 53p. [Worldcat OCLC 905549.]
  13. Woodgate, M. V. Thomas More. Slough, Berks.: St. Paul Publications, 1969. 93p.
  14. Potter, George Richard. The English Renaissance: Sir Thomas More. Renaissance Men and Ideas. Ed. Robert Schwoebel. New York: St. Martin's P, 1971. 39–51. [Geritz F249. A brief biography.]
  15. Petrilli, Guiseppe. San Tommaso Moro. Milan: Aldo Martello Editore, 1972. [Geritz F241. By an Italian professor and politian. French translations of letters of Pope Paul VI (autograph facsimile in original), Cardinal Giovanni Columbo (VI–VII), and Petrilli's Preface (XI–XVIII) in Moreana 39 (1973): 66–72.]
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 36 (1972): 111.
    2. Germain Marc'hadour and Louis Rochepeau, Moreana 39 (1973): 65–72.
  16. Merlaud, André. Thomas More. Paris: Éditions S.O.S., 1973.
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour et al., Moreana 39 (1973): 73–80.
  17. Foss, Michael. Sir Thomas More. Tudor Portraits: Success and Failure of an Age. London: George G. Harrop, 1973. 31–51. [A brief biography.]
  18. Marc'hadour, Germain. Sir (Saint) Thomas More. Encyclopedia Britannica. (15th ed. 1974). 8: 313–15. Rpt. with changes Angers: Éditions Moreana, 1982. [11th ed. (1911) by M. Pattison, Vol. 18: 822–26; 14th ed. (1973) by H. W. Donner, Vol. 15: 830–33. A. W. Reed responsible for 12th ed. (1923) or 13th ed. (1926)?]
  19. Saffady, William. The Effects of Childhood Bereavement and Parental Remarriage in Sixteenth-Century England: The Case of Thomas More. History of Childhood Psychology 1 (1973/74): 310–36. [Geritz F279; Wentworth 61. A psychohistorical paper based on unsubstantiated speculations about the death of More's mother and of More's subsequent upbringing. See Marc'hadour's 1975 response.]
  20. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More's Early Traumas and Complexes. Moreana 45 (1975): 49–52 + 49 (1976): 101. [Geritz F172. A criticism of Saffady's article.]
  21. Hoffmann, Ann. Thomas More. Lives of the Tudor Age, 1485–1603. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1977. 331–36.
  22. McConica, James K. Thomas More: A Short Biography. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office (National Portrait Gallery), 1977. Spanish translation by Francisco Mitjans as Tomás Moro. Madrid: Rialp, 2016. [Geritz F191; Wentworth 16. A balanced account.]
    Review(s):
    1. Claire Le Bars, Moreana XV:57 (1978): 99–100.
    2. (Spanish) Alvaro Silva, Moreana 53:203/204 (2016): 313–315.
  23. Berglar, Peter. Die Stunde des Thomas Morus: Einer gegen die Macht. Freiburg im Bresgau: Walter-Verlag, 1978, 1979; Frankfurt am Main: Fuscher-Tachenbuch-Verlag, 1987. 5th ed. Cologne: Adamas-Verlag, 1998. Spanish translation by Enrique Banüs as La Hora de Tomás Moro: sólo frente al podor. Ayer y hoy de la historia. Madrid: Palabra Ediciones, 1993, 4th ed. 2004, 2005. English translation by Hector de Cavilla as Thomas More: a lonely voice against the power of the state. New York: Scepter, 2009.
    Review(s):
    1. André Bogaert, Moreana 63/1 (1979): 53–55.
  24. Bertagnoni, Maria. S. Tommaso Moro: Un uomo per tutte le stagioni. Verona: Fogli, 1978.
  25. Freemantle, Anne. Thomas More. Saints Alive: The Lives of Thirteen Heroic Saints. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1978. 90–113. [Geritz F082.]
  26. Manuel, Frank E. Reconsideration. New Republic 24 Jun. 1978: 37–41. [Repeats old canard or shibboleth about More persecuting heretics, but does emphasise his wit and humour.]
  27. Nigg, Walter. Thomas Morus: Der Heilige des Gewissens. Mit einem Essay von Walter Nigg, 48 Farbtafeln von Helmuth Nils Loose und Texten aus der Biographie von Thomas Stapleton, 1588, sowie Briefauszügen und Notizen von Zeitgenossen. Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 1978. French translation by Jacques Potin. Thomas More: La Conscience d'un Saint. Paris: Centurion, 1979. Hungarian translation by Frater Mihály. Morus Tamás: a lelkiismeret szentje. Budapest: Budai Ferences Rendház, [ca. 1990]. [Extracts from Stapleton together with letters from More's friends.]
    Review(s):
    1. (French Translation) Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 63/1 (1979): 56–59.
  28. Rupp, Gordon. Thomas More: The King's Good Servant. London: Collins, 1978. 62p. [Geritz F278. Picture Book: Contains 50 colour photograph illustrations, together with an accompanying essay.]
    Review(s):
    1. Clarence H. Miller, Catholic Historical Review 66 (Apr. 1980): 305–306.
  29. Wilson, Derek. England in the Age of Thomas More. London: Granada Publishing, 1978. [Not a biography, but rather a study of early Tudor England and More's relationship to his culture. See especially Prologue: The Man and his Age, pp.1–15, and Epilogue: The Man Against the Age, pp.234–38.]
  30. Jones, Judith P. Thomas More. [1979] See General Studies of More's Works.
  31. Reynolds, E. E. The Fame of Saint Thomas More. Moreana 62 (1979): 31–41. [Geritz F259; Wentworth 60.]
  32. Guy, John A. The Public Career of Sir Thomas More. [1980] See More's Political Career and Thought.
  33. Ridley, Jasper G. The Statesman and the Fanatic: Thomas Wolsey and Thomas More. London: Constable, 1982. Also publ. as Statesman and Saint: Cardinal Wolsey, Sir Thomas More, and the Politics of Henry VIII. New York: Viking P, 1983. [Geritz F269; Wentworth 23. Not so much a biography as an exercise in Foxean vituperation by a descendant of one of the Marian Martyrs. Character assassination at its worst.]
    Review(s):
    1. J. Duncan M. Derrett, Thomas More as a Martyr, Downside Review 101 (1983): 187–93.
    2. J. Duncan M. Derrett, Thomas More Exposed, Moreana 78 (1983): 5–10.
    3. Geoffrey R. Elton, Moreana 77 (1983): 92.
    4. Elizabeth McCutcheon, Biography 8.1 (1985): 83–92.
    5. Mary O'Neill, A Mosaic on Ridley's More, Moreana 82 (1984): 99–104.
    6. Ann Lake Prescott, A Sharper Look at Ridley's Book, Moreana 82 (1984): 95–98.
  34. Fox, Alistair. Thomas More: History and Providence. [1983] See General Studies of More's Works.
  35. Kenny, Anthony. Thomas More. Past Masters Oxford: Oxford UP (Past Masters), 1983. [Geritz F133; Wentworth 15.]
    Review(s):
    1. David Bradshaw, Moreana 79/80 (1983): 49–51.
  36. Bouyer, Louis. Sir Thomas More, humaniste et martyr. Veilleurs de la foi. Freiburg: C. L. D., 1984. Italian trans. as Tommaso Moro umanista e martire. Milan: Jaca Book, 1985, 1994.
    Review(s):
    1. Jean-Noél Scouarnec, Moreana 83/84 (1984): 195–96.
  37. Heinrich, Hans-Peter. Thomas Morus. Mit Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten. Rowohlts Monographien 331. Reinbek bei Hamburg: Rowohlt Taschenbuch, 1984.
  38. Marius, Richard. Thomas More: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf; London: J. M. Dent, 1984. Rpt. New York: Vintage Books, 1985. German translation by U. Mäurer as Thomas More: eine Biographie. Zürich: Benziger, 1987. [Geritz F180 (and F228); Wentworth 17.]
    Review(s):
    1. David L. Gregory, Catholic Lawyer 29 (1985): 344–55.
    2. Arthur F. Kinney, Renaissance Quarterly 40 (1987): 118–21.
    3. Nelson H. Minnich, Second Thoughts on Thomas More's Biography, America 16 Nov. 1985: 330–31; rpt. in Catholic Lawyer, 30 (1985): 94–98.
    4. J. Patrick, Modern Age 32 (1988): 144–47.
    5. Mary O'Neill, Marius on More: A Survey of Reviews, Moreana 87/88 (1985): 75–82. [Geritz F228.]
    6. Elizabeth Furlong Alkaaoud, A Man for Our Season: Marius on More, Moreana 101/102 (1990): 47–54. [Sum.: p.54.].
    7. (German translation) Hermann Boventer, Stimmen der Zeit 206 (1988): 643–44?. [Sum.: Seymour House, Moreana 98/99 (1988): 84.]
    8. Wilhelm Ribhegge, Die Zeit 22 Dec. 1989.
  39. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. Three Biographies of Thomas More. Biography: An Interdisciplinary Journal 8.1 (1985): 83–92. Rpt. Moreana 52:201–202 (2015): 347–358. [A Review Article of the Biographies of Jasper Ridley, John Guy (Public Career), and Alistair Fox.]
  40. Schoeck, R. J., and P. G. Bietenholz. Thomas More. Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. P. G. Bietenholz, and T. B. Beutscher. 3 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1985–87. Vol. 2: 456–459. 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, 2003.
  41. Seuffert, Joseph. Thomas Morus: Mosaik Eines Mannes. Munich: Don Bosco, 1985.
    Review(s):
    1. Raymond Sander-Regier, Moreana 91/92 (1986): 50.
  42. Longford, Frank. St. Thomas More: God's Servant First. Saints. London: Hutchinson, 1987. 71–82.
  43. Plant, Raymond M. Saint Thomas More (1477/78–1535). Canadian Catholic Review 6 (1988): 104–10. [A brief biography.]
  44. Paredi, Angelo Vita di Tommaso Moro. Milan: Edizioni O. R., 1987.
    Review(s):
    1. Danila Zanibelli, Moreana 101/102 (1990): 207–08.
  45. Mäder, Franz Xaver. Thomas Morus: Märtyrer des Gewissens. Reihe: Lebensbilder. Freiburg: Scheiz: Kanisius-Verl.; Konstanz: Kanisiuswerk, 1989. 31p. [Worldcat OCLC 75142080.]
  46. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More: Un homme pour toutes les saisons. Paris: Editions Ouvrières, 1992.
  47. Piaia, Gregorio. I volti della vita in Tommaso Moro. La Vita: realtà e valore. Padua: Gregoriana, 1990. 127–45. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 114 (1993): 103–04.]
  48. Martz, Louis L. Thomas More: The Search for the Inner Man. [1990] See General Studies of More's Works.
  49. Marc'hadour, Germain. Chevalerie et martyre. Saints et Saincteté: hier et aujourd'hui. Textes d'un colloque organisé en 1989 par le Groupe de Recherches de l'Histoire et la Pensée Religieuses Anglaises de l'Université Paris-Val de Marne. Paris: Didier-Erudition, 1991. 17–39. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 113 (1993): 79.]
  50. Miglioranza, Fray Contardo. Santo Tomás Moro (Vida popular). Buenos Aires: Coeditión El Mansajero de San Antonio and Editorial Claretiana, 1991.
    Review(s):
    1. Patricia Silvia Resines, Moreana 129 (1997): 103–120.
  51. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More: Un homme pour toutes les saisons. Mémoire d'hommes, Mémoire de foi 7. Paris: Éditions Ouvrières, 1992.
    Review(s):
    1. Michaëe Gauduchon, Moreana 113 (1993): 95–96.
  52. Znidarsic, Lilijana. Thomas More, Krscanski Humanist, Izbrani angleski spisi. Religiozna misel 3. Celje: Mohorjeva druzba, 1992. [Slovenian?]
  53. Zell, Rosmarie. Ein Mann zu jeder Jahreszeit. Am Regenbogen der Heiligen. Ed. Eberhard von Gemmingen. Leutesdorf: Johannes-Verlag, 1993. 159–97. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 118/119 (1994): 274.]
  54. McCutcheon, Elizabeth. Sir Thomas More (6 or 7 February 1477 or 1478 - 6 July 1535). Sixteenth-Century British Nondramatic Writers. Second Series. Ed. David A. Richardson. Dictionary of Literary Biography, 136. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1994. 235–54.
  55. Loughran, Hugh Easterweek, 1534. Saint Thomas More: A Saint for our Season. Catholic Insight [Toronto] 3:3 (April 1995): 13–16.
  56. Wegemer, Gerard B. Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage. Princeton: Scepter Publications, 1995. [Geritz F342.]
  57. Murphy, Anne. Thomas More. Fount Christian Thinkers. London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1996.
  58. Marc'hadour, Germain. Thomas More. Centuriae latinae: cent une figures humanistes de la Renaissance aux Lumières offerts à Jacques Chomarat. Ed. Colette Nativel. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 1997. 563–70.
  59. Monti, James. The King's Good Servant But God's First: The Life and Writings of St. Thomas More. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997.
  60. Rex, Richard. St. Thomas More (1478–1535), Married Man, Humanist and Martyr. Priests and People 11:6 (June 1997): 241–45.
  61. Ackroyd, Peter. The Life of Thomas More. London: Chatto & Windus, 1998. Also available on Audio Recording Read by Frederick Davidson. Ashland, Oregan: Blackstone Audio, 1998. (14 CDs).
    Review(s):
    1. Rebecca Totaro, Utopian Studies 11:1 (2000): 132–34.
    2. David Tulloch, Parergon ns 17:1 (1999): 187–90.
  62. Marius, Richard. More, Thomas (c.1478–1535), English humanist, statesman. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. Ed. Paul F. Grendler. 6 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999. Vol. 4: 185–90.
  63. Wood, James. Sir Thomas More: A Man for One Season. The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief. New York: Random House, 1999. 3–15. Online at http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/wood.htm
  64. Guy, John. Thomas More. Reputations Series. London: Arnold, 2000. [See also The Public Career of Sir Thomas More in More's Political Career and also his recent biography of Margaret Roper, see Margaret Roper.]
    Review(s):
    1. Brian Coogan, Renaissance Quarterly 54 (2001): 980–82.
    2. (Review Article) John H. Headley, John Guy's Thomas More: On the Dimensions of Political Biography, Moreana 143/44 (2000): 81–96. [Sum.: pp.81–82.]
  65. Wray, C. Robert. St. Thomas More at the Millenium. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library (Authorhouse). 2001. 108p.
  66. Ganne, Elisabeth-Marie. Thomas More: l'homme complet de la Renaissance. Paris: Nouvelle Cité, 2002. Italian translation by Bruno Amato Tommaso Moro: L'Uomo completo del Rinascimento. Milan: San Paolo, 2004.
    Review(s):
    1. Jean-Pierre Moreau, Moreana 155 (2003): 111–17.
    2. (Italian Translation) Michel Taillé, Moreana 155 (2003): 117–21.
  67. Godding, Philippe. Petite vie de Thomas More. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 2002.
  68. Wilson, Derek A. In the Lion's Court: Power, Ambition, and Sudden Death in the Reign of Henry VIII. New York: St. Martin's P, 2002. Rpt. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2003. [On the lives of Six Thomases: Wolsey, More, Cromwell, Howard, Wriothesley, and Cranmer.]
  69. Castillo Martínez, Maria Paloma. Tomás Moro. Retorno a Utopía. Madrid: Ediciones San Pablo, 2006. [Spanish.]
  70. House, Seymour B. More, Sir Thomas. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online. [Jan. 2008] (http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19191)
  71. Fink, John F. St. Thomas More: Model for Modern Catholics. Staten Island, NY: St. Pauls / Alba House, 2008.
  72. Leigh, Edward, and Alex Haydon. St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More. English Catholic Heroes. Ed. John Jolliffe. Herefordshire: Gracewing, 2008. 242p. [Worldcat OCLC 262207570. 16 biographies.]
  73. Castillo Martínez, Maria Paloma. El camino espiritual de Tom´s Moro. Madrid: Ediciones San Pablo, 2009. [Spanish.]
  74. Gerard Wegemer. Sir Thomas More, St. New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Vol. 2. 824–831. [Supercedes earlier 1967 NCE article by Richard J. Schoeck.]
  75. Arnold, Jonathan A. Thomas More: The King's Good Servant, God's First. The Great Humanists: An Introduction. London:I. B. Tauris. 2011. 176–188, 283–85.
  76. Marx, William G. Thomas More, 1478–1535. Icons of the Middle Ages: Rulers, Writers, Rebels, and Saints: Rulers ... Edited by Lister M. Matheson. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2011. 473–517.
  77. Castillo Martínez, Maria Paloma. Tommaso Moro il primato della coscienza. Milano: Paoline, 2010. [Italian. See also her earlier 2006 Biography in Spanish: Tomás Moro. Retorno a Utopía. ]
  78. Mulliez, Jacques. Thomas More (1478–1535) Au risque de la conscience. Domaine D'Arny, Bruyères-le-Châtel, France: Nouvelle Cité, 2013.
  79. d'Erceville, Christine. Thomas More: Le secret d'un homme libre. Paris: Salvator, 2013.
  80. Baker-Smith, Dominic. Thomas More. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [March 19, 2014]. http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/thomas-more/
  81. Chesterton, Gilbert K. Una mente come un diamante: Scritti su Thomas More. Traduziane italiana di Angelo Fracchia. A cura di Giuseppe Gangale. Preface (Invito alla lettura di Thomas More e G. K. Chesterton) by Carlo di Marchi (Intro. available online at https://www.academia.edu/19903328/). Collana: La cultura. Roma: Edizioni studium, 2015. 124 pages. Why is there no English equivalent of this volume?]
  82. Phélippeau, Marie-Claire. Thomas More. Folio-Biographies. Paris: Gallimard, 26 March 2016.

See also General Studies of More's Works

Juvenile Biographies

  1. Strickland, Agnes. The judgement of Sir Thomas More. in Historical tales of illustrious British children. Illus. by E. Chavane. London: Nathaniel Hailes, 1833, 1837. 1843, 1847. 245p. Rpt. London: Jarrold and Sons, 1845, 1847, 1850, 1862. Rpt. London: Hamilton & Co. 1840. Rpt. Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1842. [Worldcat OCLC 50336992. 9 tales.]
  2. Moodie, Susanna, Mrs. Hofland, and Maria Edgeworth. The Judgement of Sir Thomas More. The Book of tales for youth: Moral and entertaining. Ithaca, NY: Mack, Andrus & Woodruff, 1836, 1842; Mobile, AL: J. S. Kellogg, 1836. 189p. [Worldcat OCLC 80986813. 8 stories.]
  3. Cooke, Frances E. Boy's ideal, or the story of a great life [i.e. of the life of Sir Thomas More]: written for young people. London: Swann Sonnenschein, [1881]. Rpt. as A Boy's ideal, or, the story of the life of Sir Thomas More. London: W. Swann Sonnenschein, 1886, 1889. Also rpt. in Three great lives. [Savonarola, More, Latimer]. London: Sonnenschein, 1884, 188?. [Sullivan 1:216.]
  4. Lloyd, Teresa. A child's life of Blessed Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1930. 16p. Rev. edition. A Child's Life of Saint Thomas More ... Revised edition. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1950. [Worldcat OCLC 43359362 and 752901011; Sullivan 2:242.]
  5. Cruse, Amy. Golden Road in English Literature: From Beowulf to Bernard Shaw. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton. London: G. G. Harrop; New York:Thomas Y. Crowell, 1931. 147–52. [Sullivan 1:232–33.]
  6. Sherren, Wilkinson. St. Thomas More for children. Lives for children, 3. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1936. 65p. [Worldcat OCLC 35704924. Based on Stapleton and Bridgett.]
  7. Williams-Ellis, Lady Amabel. Thomas More. Good Citizens. Illus. by Wilma Hickson. London: Bodley Head or Gerald Howe, 1938, 1950, 1955, 1960. 256p. [Worldcat OCLC 154275047.]
  8. Morgan, Mary E. Saint Thomas More. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Co., [1950?]. 30p. [Worldcat OCLC 41366474.]
  9. Haskell, Arnold L. Saints alive: a study of six saints for young people. Foreward by Barbara Ward. London: Allan Wingage; New York: Roy, 1953. 148p. [Worldcat OCLC 2571868.]
  10. Stanley-Wrench, Margaret. The Story of Thomas More. Illustrated by Kenneth Ody. London: Methuen, 1961. 156p. Rpt. in America as The Conscience of a King: The Story of Thomas More. New York: Hawthorn, 1962. 186p.
    Review(s):
    1. M. Percy Jones, Moreana 79/80 (1983): 59.
  11. Daughters of St. Paul. The conscience game: the story of St. Thomas More. Encounter books. Boston: St. Paul Editions, 1966. 91p. [Worldcat OCLC 1174156.]
  12. Haughton, Rosemary. The Young Thomas More. London: Parrish; New York: Roy, 1966. 128p.
    Review(s):
    1. Elizabeth Reilly, Moreana 17 (1968): 80.
  13. Lloyd, Theresa. Two Saints Named Thomas (Saint Thomas Aquinas / Saint Thomas More). Middle Green, Langley, Bucks.: Saint Paul Editions, 1966.
    Review(s):
    1. Charles W. Crawford, Moreana 12 (1966): 99–100.
  14. Brady, Charles A. St. Thomas More of London Town. Illus. by S. Ohrvel Carlson. Paterson NJ: St. Anthony Guild Press, 1969. 56p. [Worldcat OCLC 17446.]
  15. Woodgate, M. V. Thomas More: a man for all seasons. Illustrated by the Benedictine nuns of Cockfosters. Slough: St. Paul Publications, 1969. 93p, [Worldcat OCLC 67416.]
  16. Petry, Ann. Thomas More. in Legends of the saints. Illus. by Anne F. Rockwall. New York: Crowell. [1970]. 47p. [Worldcat OCLC .]
  17. Boardman, Brigid M. The Life of Thomas More. London: Catholic Truth Society, 1978. 14p. [Worldcat OCLC 16435492.]
  18. Birt, David. Sir Thomas More. Tower prisoners. Layerthorpe, York: Longman, 1981, 1983. 32p. [Worldcat OCLC 877148632.]
  19. Smith, Dorothy. The rainbow story of Thomas More: the king's good servant. Illus. by Robert Broomfield. Great Wakering, Essex: Mcgrimmon, c1988. 56p. Rpt. New York: Paulist Press, 1990. [Worldcat OCLC 20828426.]
  20. Clarke, Brenda. Fighting for their faith. Illus. by Andrew Howat. Tales of Courage. Austin, TX: Steck-Vaughn, 1990. 48p. [Worldcat OCLC 20852730. 64 biographies.]
  21. Goldman, Elizabeth. Thomas More. in Believers: spiritual leaders of the world. New York: Oxford University Press, c1995. 190p. [Worldcat OCLC 31605658. 45 biographies.]
  22. Castor, Harriet. Thomas More. Illustrated by Beth Willey. Famous people, famous lives; biographies of famous people to support the curriculum. London: Franklin Watts, 2000, 2001. 48p. [Worldcat OCLC 44603670.]
  23. Crompton, Samuel Willard. Thomas More: And His Struggles of Conscience. Makers of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. New York: Chelsea House Publications, 2005. 140p. [Worldcat OCLC 57625613.]

See also Margaret Roper: Biographies.

Canonization, etc.

Including proclamation of More and Fisher as "Martyrs", 1579, "Blessed", 1886, and Saints, 1935, and More's proclamation as Patron of Statesmen and Politicians, 2000.

  1. Hallett, P. E. Some Answered Prayers. London: C.T.S., 1929. [Sullivan 2:80.]
  2. Cioppa, Giovanni della. I Santi Martiri Giovanni Card. Fisher e Tomasso Moro. Isola del Liri: Soc. Tip. A Macioce e Pisani, 1935. [Sullivan 1:199. Pp.53–93 deal with More.]
  3. Warren, James Perrin. The Canonization of John Fisher and Thomas More. Moreana 63/II (1979): 49–52.
  4. Clifton, Michael. The Canonisation of Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More. Amigo: Friend of the Poor. Leominster: Fowler Wright, 1987. 127–38. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 95/96 (1987): 88.]
  5. Pope John Paul II. Motu Proprio: Proclaiming Saint Thomas More Patron of Statesmen and Politicians. (Vatican: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 31st Oct. 2000). http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/motu_proprio/documents/hf_jp-ii_motu-proprio_20001031_thomas-more_en.html and http://www.vatican.va/jubilee_2000/jubilevents/jub_jubilparlgov_20001026_thomas-more_it.html
  6. Cossiga, Francesco, Pref. Sir Thomas More santo e martire: Patrono dei governanti e dei politici. Rome: Colomb, 2001. [A collection of documents.]
    Review(s):
    1. Marie-Claire Phélippeau, Moreana 155 (2003): 123–25.
  7. Le Tourneau, Dominique. Josémaria Escrivá et Thomas More L'Héroïsme au Quotidien. Moreana 38: 147/48 (2001): 25–40. [Sum.: p.25.]
  8. Davies, J. A Cult from Above: the Cause for Canonisation of John Fisher and Thomas More. Recusant History 28:3 (2007): 458–474. [Hinsley, Pius XI, Blundell, Crosby Hall]
  9. Hegarty, Andrew. St. Thomas More as Intercessor of Opus Dei. Studia et documenta, rivista dell' Istituto Storico San Jósemaría Escrivá 8 (2014): 91–124. Available online at http://www.isje.org/setd/2014/Hegarty-setd-8-2014.pdf [Sum.: (E/It) p.91. See also Dominique Le Tourneau above.]
  10. Pope John Paul II. Appendix: Apostolic Letter. Issued Motu proprio proclaiming Saint Thomas More Patron of Statesmen and Policians: Pope John Paul II for Perpetual Remembrance. Thomas More: Why Patron of Statesmen? Edited by Travis Curtright. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 197–201. [Originally issued 31st October 2000.]

Thomas More in Collections of Saints Lives

  1. Thurston, H., and D. Attwater, eds. St. Thomas More, Martyr (A.D. 1535). Butler's Lives of the Saints. 4 vols. London: Burns & Oates, 1956. 3: 49–55.
  2. Farmer, D. H., ed. Thomas More (1478–1535). The Oxford Dictionary of Saints. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1978. 284–86.
  3. Symonds, R. Thomas More, Martyr. Alternative Saints: The Post-Reformation People Commemorated by the Church of England. London: MacMillan P, 1988. 13–23 + 248.

Essays, Sermons, and Addresses

  1. Chesterton, G. K. Christmas and the Martyrs. Commonweal 21 (1934): 219–220. [Sullivan 1:194–95.]
  2. Knox, Ronald A. Captive Flames. London: Burns, Oates, Washbourne, 1940–41. 70–80. [Sullivan 2:200–201; G. Marc'hadour, Moreana 75/76 (1982): 113–114.]
  3. McCarthy, Thomas J. St. Thomas More—the Price of Principle. Washington, D.C.: National Council of Catholic Men, 1945. 5pp. Rpt. in Saints for the times: five addresses delivered in the nationwide Catholic Hour, produced by the National Council of Catholic Men, in cooperation with the National Broadcasting Company, from October 28, 1945 through November 25, 1945. Washington, D.C.: National Council of Catholic Men, 1946. 25–30. Online at https://archive.org/details/saintsfortimesfi00mcca. [Sullivan 2:307–308. Transcript of radio address on the Catholic Hour.]
  4. Knox, Ronald A. St. Thomas More. Tablet CXCII [192] (1949): 45–46. [Sullivan 2:202.]
  5. Knox, Ronald A. The English Martyrs: I & II, and St. Thomas More: I & II. Occasional Sermons of Ronald Knox. Ed. P. Caraman. London: Burns & Oates, 1960. 103–25. [Sum.: Germain Marc'hadour, Ronald Knox on Thomas More, Moreana 75/76 (1982): 113–14. Four sermons on More as a Catholic Martyr, composed in Ronald Knox's charmingly inimitable style. For other references to More, see More's Hairshirt by Ronald Knox, Moreana 47/48 (1975): 48, A Hymn to Fisher and More, and The Charge of Intolerance.]
  6. Reynolds, E. E. The Friends of Saint Thomas More. Moreana 1 (1963): 9–11. Online http://www.thomasmorestudies.org/moreana/Moreana1pages9-12.pdf
  7. Miles, Leland. Thomas More: Disenchanted Saint. Literature and Society. A Selection of Papers Delivered at the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association and the Central Renaissance Conference, 1963. Edited by Bernice Slote. Lincoln, NA: U of Nebraska P, 1964. 65–84. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 4 (1964): 119; Geritz F207; Wentworth 55. Miles finds More becoming more and more pessimistic about human nature in his later works.]
  8. Stopford, Robert. The Thomas More Sermon. Westminster Cathedral Chronicle (Aug. 1964): 146. Rpt. in Amici Thomae Mori Gazette 24 (Autumn 2011): 12–14. [Preached in Chelsea Old Church.]
  9. Tomlinson, G. A. Saints John Fisher and Thomas More. Westminster Cathedral Chronicle (Aug. 1964): 147. Rpt. in Amici Thomae Mori Gazette 24 (Autumn 2011): 14–15. [Preached in Westminster Cathedral.]
  10. Schoeck, Richard J. The Place of Sir Thomas More: A Case for Tudor Studies. Revue de l'Université d'Ottawa 34 (1964): 176–90. [Sum.: G.M. Moreana 4 (1964): 119; Geritz H18; Wentworth 62.]
  11. Thomson, C. E. Leighton, ed. Thomas More Through Many Eyes. Foreward by Lord Hailsham of St. Marylebone. London: Leighton Thomson, 4 Old Church Street, Chelsea, 1978. [Geritz V053. An ecumenical collection of twenty-five sermons preached in the More Chapel, of the Anglican Chelsea Old Church in the period from 1954 to 1978.]
  12. Sylvester, Richard S. Keynote Address to the Georgetown Symposium. See English Language and Prose Style. [1979]
  13. Scarisbrick, John J. Thomas More: A Model For Us All. An Address given by J.J. Scarisbrick at Chelsea Old Church on Sunday 21 July 1985. Moreana 87/88 (1985): 85–90. Rpt. Moreana 157/58 (2004): 94–103. [Geritz V045.]
  14. Valk J. M. M. de. More: A Man for Our Times. Moreana 97 (1988): 41–46. Rpt. Moreana 157/58 (2004): 83–93. [Geritz V056.]
  15. Boventer, Hermann. By day as a cloud, by night as a pillar of fire: Thomas More, a model for our times. Thomas Morus Jahrbuch 1989. 106–117. [Geritz V004.]
  16. Gerwing, Alphons. Real Learning is its own greatest reward. Thomas Morus Jahrbuch 1989. 100–105. [Geritz V014.]
  17. Santamaria, B.A. The Principle for which Thomas More died. A.D. 2000: A Journal of Religious Opinion [Melbourne] 5:7 (July 1992): 1–2. Online at http://www.ad2000.com.au/articles/1992/jul1992p2_757.html [An editorial.]
    Review(s):
    1. Germain Marc'hadour, Moreana 111/12 (1992): 33–34.
  18. Albin, Hugh O., ed. Thomas More and Canterbury. Stratton-on-the-Fosse: Downside Abbey Publications, 1994.
    Review(s):
    1. Elizabeth Ritchie, St. Thomas More Gazette 4 (Nov. 1994): 15–16.
    2. Alan Salmon, Downside Review 112 (1994): 70–71.
  19. Basset, Bernard. Born for Friendship. Thomas More: The Saint and the Society. Ed. John McCarthy and Anthony Reynolds. Sydney: St. Thomas More Society, 1995. 71–81. [Sum.: pp.6–7. On the revival of interest in More in the 20th Century.]
  20. Clancy, Edward Cardinal. Homily—Thomas More—Martyr. Thomas More: The Saint and the Society. Ed. John McCarthy and Anthony Reynolds. Sydney: St. Thomas More Society, 1995. 128–31. [Sum.: p.10.]
  21. Eastell, Kevin. Thomas More and the Unity of the Church. Address by Dr Kevin Eastell, Director of the Moreanum, Université Catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France. June 2003. http://www.martyrs.faithweb.com/0306eastellmore.pdf
  22. Eastell, Kevin, ed. Thomas More: Crossing Frontiers. Special Issue of Moreana 157/58 (2004): 1–164. [A series of fourteen Sermons and Addresses, given at Chelsea Old Church between 1979 and 1995. This is a sequel to Leighton Thomson's Thomas More Through Many Eyes (see above). Contributors include Leighton Thomson. Germain Marc'hadour, Gordon Rupp, Hubertus Schulte Herbrüggen, James McConica, Michael Screech, John Scarisbrick, Paul Sawada and Alistair Fox. Contributions not listed separately.]
  23. Phélippeau, Marie-Claire. Controversial Thomas More: 500 years of history. Gazette Thomas More 33/2 (Spring 2016): 2–5.

See also More and the Law: Essays, Appreciations and Public Addresses