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Author Ackroyd, Peter, 1949-

Title The life of Thomas More [Hoopla electronic resource] / Peter Ackroyd.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2007.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Frederick Davidson.
Summary Thomas More (1478-1535) was a renowned statesman; the author of a political treatise, Utopia; and, most famously, a Catholic martyr and saint. Born into the professional classes, Thomas More applied his formidable intellect and well-placed connections to become the most powerful man in England, second only to the king. In reconstructing the life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd provides an unmatched portrait of the everyday, religious, and intellectual life of the early sixteenth century. More emerges in the fullness of his complex humanity, with unexpected characteristics and indisputable moral courage.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Biography.
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Relations with humanists.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1509-1547.
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Christian martyrs -- England -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Humanists -- England -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Case, David.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781483069395 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483069397 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10027165
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