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Map of Utopia from the 1516 edition.

The Works of Sir Thomas More


English Poems
A Rueful Lamentation, 1503
The Words of Fortune to the People, c.1504
Pageant of Life, or "Pageant Verses", 1496-1504?
A Merry Jest, 1516
newTo them who trust in Fortune
newTo them who seek Fortune
Two Short Ballads, or "Fortune Verses", c.1535
12 Properties of a Lover, c.1510 [.pdf] - TMS Library
12 Rules of Spiritual Battle, c.1510 [.pdf] - TMS Library
12 Weapons of Spiritual Battle, c.1510 [.pdf] - TMS Library


The Life of Pico della Mirandola (trans., 1510)
Complete - Google Books
Complete [.pdf] - TMS Library


The History of King Richard the Third (c.1513-1518)
Complete Facsimile - UPenn
Complete - Renascence Editions
      Excerpt: The Council in the Tower
      Excerpt: A King's Mistress


Utopia (1516)
Complete - Oxford Text Archive
Complete Facsimile of the 1518 Basel Latin text of Utopia - U. Bielefeld

Illustrated Excerpts from Utopia
      Excerpt [Description of the Island of Utopia]
      Excerpt [Utopian Agriculture]
      Excerpt [Utopian Trades]
      Excerpt [Games of the Utopians]
      Excerpt [Utopians Dining]
      Excerpt [Riches, Jewels, and Gold]
      Excerpt [Utopians' Love of Learning]
      Excerpt [Euthanasia and Suicide]
      Excerpt [Marriage and Divorce]
      Excerpt [Laws and Government]
      Excerpt [Death, Funerals, Afterlife]
      Excerpt [on Enclosures]
      Excerpt [Doctrine of the Utopians]
      Excerpt [Temples and Religious Services in Utopia]
      Excerpt [Of lawes not made according to equitie] - Outlaws and Highwaymen


The Four Last Things (c. 1522)
Part 1--The Remembrance of Death - TMS Library
Part 2--Of Pride and Envy - TMS Library
Part 3--Of Covetousness, Gluttony, and Sloth - TMS Library


A Dialogue Concerning Heresies (1528-9)
(aka A Dialogue Concerning Tyndale)
Complete - TMS Library
Excerpts - Google Books


Supplication of Souls (1529)
newExcerpt: Plunder of the Church by Heretics


The Confutation of Tyndale's Answer (1532)
Excerpts from 'The Confutacion of Tyndales aunswere', 1532 - Google Books


Apology (1533)
Complete [.pdf] - TMS Library
newExcerpt: On those who say he had people tortured


Debellation of Salem and Bizance (1533)
newComplete [.pdf] - TMS Library


Treatise on Blessed Sacrament against the Masker (1533)
newExcerpt [End of the Fifth Book]


A Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (1534)
Complete - Project Gutenberg
Complete 1848 Edition - Google Books
      newExcerpt: How far is recreation lawful?


A Treatise upon the Passion of Christ (1535)
(aka 'History of the Passion')
Complete [.pdf] - TMS Library


The Sadness of Christ (1535)
Complete - TMS Library


Correspondence
newExcerpt from a letter to Bishop John Fisher, 1519-20
newThomas More to his Children, 1521
newThomas More to his Children, 1522
newThomas More to Cardinal Wolsey, 1523?
newThomas More to his Daughter, Margaret, 1520s
newThomas More to his Wife, Alice, 1529
newExcerpt from a letter to Erasmus, 1532
newThomas More to King Henry VIII, 1534
Letter to his Daughter Margaret from the Tower, 1535
Thomas More's last letter
Letters, 1504-1535 - TMS Library


Latin Epigrams, Epigrammata
Selected Epigrams - White Trash Scriptorium


Instructions and Prayers
A Godly Instruction, c.1534
A Godly Meditation, 1534
A Devout Prayer (before dying), 1535
Prayers from the Treatise on the Passion, c.1534 - TMS Library


Other
newSir Thomas More's Epitaph, Written by Himself
newSir Thomas More's Speech at his Trial





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Persons of Interest
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Thomas Cromwell
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Cardinal Reginald Pole
Stephen Gardiner, Bishop of Winchester
William Tyndale
Pico della Mirandola
Desiderius Erasmus
Christopher Saint-German
Thomas Linacre
William Grocyn
Hugh Latimer
Elizabeth Barton, the Nun of Kent
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Historical Events
Field of the Cloth of Gold, 1520
Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536
The Babington Plot, 1586
The Spanish Armada, 1588


Government
Oath of Supremacy
The Act of Supremacy, 1534
The First Act of Succession, 1534
The Third Act of Succession, 1544
The Ten Articles, 1536
The Six Articles, 1539
The Second Statute of Repeal, 1555


Images of London:
London in the time of Henry VII. MS. Roy. 16 F. ii.
London, 1510, earliest view in print
Map of England from Saxton's Descriptio Angliae, 1579
Location Map of Elizabethan London
Plan of the Bankside, Southwark, in Shakespeare's time
Detail of Norden's Map of the Bankside, 1593
Bull and Bear Baiting Rings from the Agas Map (1569-1590, pub. 1631)
Sketch of the Swan Theatre, c. 1596
Westminster in the Seventeenth Century, by Hollar
Visscher's Panoramic View of London, 1616. COLOR



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