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A Daughter's Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg by John Guy

By John Guy

With the novelistic vividness that made his nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots “a natural excitement to read” (Washington publish BookWorld), John man brings to lifestyles Thomas extra and his daughter Margaret— his confidante and collaborator who performed a serious function in safeguarding his legacy.
Sir Thomas More’s existence is widely known: his competition to Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn, his arrest for treason, his execution and martyrdom. but Margaret has been principally airbrushed out of the tale during which she performed so vital a task. John man restores her to her rightful position during this attractive account in their relationship.

Always her father’s favourite baby, Margaret used to be such an entire student through age eighteen that her paintings earned compliment from Erasmus. She remained dedicated to her father after her marriage—and paid the associated fee in estrangement from her husband.When extra was once thrown into the Tower of London,Margaret collaborated with him on his most renowned letters from criminal, smuggled them out at nice own threat, even rescued his head after his execution. John man returns to unique assets which have been missed via generations of historians to create a dramatic new portrait of either Thomas extra and the daughter whose devotion secured his position in heritage.

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