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2008 Thomas More Studies Conference

Thomas More on Trial

Nov. 7-8, 2008: Law and Conscience in More's Last Letters and Trial Accounts

 

Proceedings

Thomas More's Trial By Jury: A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents

 

Materials

All documents in PDF.

 

Schedule for the 2008 Conference

 

Articles from the Special Issue of Moreana 176 (June 2009)

Curtright, Travis. “Humanist Lawyer, Public Career: Thomas More and Conscience.”

Foley, Michael P. “A Saint on Trial: Analyzing the Condemnation of Sir Thomas More.”

Panza, Barbara J. “His Word Was His Bond: The Role of the Oath in Thomas More’s Trial.”

Rodgers, Katherine G. “More as Witness: the Tower Letters.”

Boyle, John F. “Counsel, Comfort, and Conscience in More’s Letters to Fellow-Prisoner Wilson.”

Avery, Joshua. “‘Irony and Charity Are Met Together’: A Puzzle in Margaret Roper’s Letter to Alice Alington.”

Kearney, Dutton. “‘Little in Common’? Law and Literature in Thomas More’s Dialogue on Conscience.”