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- Author: Thomas More
Thomas More, son of a British lawyer and judge, was born in London on February 7, 1478. He was provided the best educational opportunities from his earliest years, and at the age of thirteen he became a page to the archbishop of Canterbury, a post he held until he was sent to Oxford University in 1492. More received a liberal arts education based on study of the Latin and Greek classics, upon which he relied later in life in his mature writings as a Christian humanist. His father, intending his son for a legal career and suspicious of the teachings at the university,...
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