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More, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)More, Sir Thomas (Saint Thomas More), 1478–1535, English statesman and author of Utopia, celebrated as a martyr in the Roman Catholic Church. He received a Latin education in the household of Cardin...
Thomas More, Saint(Encyclopedia)Thomas More, Saint: see More, Sir Thomas.
More, Sir Anthony(Encyclopedia)More, Sir Anthony: see Moro, Antonio.
Browne, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Browne, Sir Thomas, 1605–82, English author and physician, b. London, educated at Oxford and abroad, knighted (1671) by Charles II. His Religio Medici, in which Browne attempted to reconcile science...
Dale, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Dale, Sir Thomas, d.1619, acting governor (May–Aug., 1611, 1614–16) of the Virginia colony. Sent by the London Company to restore order, he arrived (1611) in Virginia with three ships of settlers ...
Gresham, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Gresham, Sir Thomas grsh´m [key], 1519?–1579, English merchant and financier. As the royal financial agent in Antwerp after 1551 he proved himself very able, though his methods were frequently ...
Malory, Sir Thomas(Encyclopedia)Malory, Sir Thomas ml´r [key], d. 1471, English author of Morte d'Arthur. It is almost certain that he was Sir Thomas Malory of Newbold Revell, Warwickshire. Knighted in 1442, he served in the ...
More, Hannah(Encyclopedia)More, Hannah, 1745–1833, English author and social reformer. She was educated, and later taught, at her sisters' school for girls in Bristol. At the age of 22 she became engaged to William Turner, a...
More, Henry(Encyclopedia)More, Henry, 1614–87, English philosopher, one of the foremost representatives of the school of Cambridge Platonists. His writings emphasized the mystical and theosophic phases of that philosophy, a...
Glen More(Encyclopedia)Glen More: see Great Glen, valley, Scotland.
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