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Meg Roper: Daughter of Sir Thomas More

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The world in which Meg Roper grew up was not merely a world of adults; it was a world of the greatest personages of Renaissance England in the early 16th century. For Meg's father was not just anybody: He was Sir Thomas More, the very center of the intellectual and political elite, scholar, lawyer, diplomat, politician, the King's chancellor, defender of his own faith, asc ...more
Hardcover, 183 pages
Published 1961 by Constable and Co.
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This young adult novel penned in the early 60’s is based on the eldest daughter of Sir Thomas More, one of King Henry VIII’s ministers who fell out of favor during the king’s marriage to Anne Boleyn. It is a simplified version of her full length novel titled St. Thomas’s Eve (republished as The King’s Confidante) but is not, as some listings file it, the same book.

Chronicling the political career of Sir Thomas More, this story covers the controversy with religion, including Martin Luther and Hen
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