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Sir Thomas More
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Biography Thomas More was born in Milk Street, London on February 7, 1478, son Sir John More, a prominent judge. His father married four times, taking his last bride near his seventieth birthday. He had six children, Joan, Thomas, Agatha, John, Edward, and Elizabeth. Thomas was the second child, junior by three years to his sister Joan. Their mother"s name was Agnes, and she called her first son after her father, Thomas Granger. Thomas More was educated at St Anthony"s School in Threadneedle Street, London. As a youth he served as a page in the household of John Morton,...
not the King, as he refused to succumb to the King's laws; he didn't believe that Henry had the right to challenge Papacy or claim his marriage to Catherine was void, and believed that Henry was committing heresy.

As well as taking this strong religious stance, More was also an excellent politician, changing the lives of many people, and a man very in touch with his own family. His importance to the world still now is clear in that his most famous piece of writing, "Utopia" is still regarded as one of the most influential works of all time.

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