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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



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



Schedule for the 2008 Conference


See articles from the Special Issue of Moreana 176 (June 2009)

(These articles can be accessed through the archives available through Edinburgh University Press.)

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.”