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The Northern Renaissance
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The Northern Renaissance Over time the Renaissance and the concepts of Humanism spread north from Italy More Protestant in tone More emphasis on writing Still some visual arts Greater focus on daily life of common people
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Thomas More Advisor and best friend of Henry VIII Devout Catholic Hunted down Tyndale and other “heretics” When Henry split with Catholic church to get his divorce he required all Englishmen to give an oath of loyalty to the King and new church Thomas More would not take the Oath Made Henry look bad and emboldened Catholics in England reluctant to switch Thomas More arrested
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More’s Conflict with Henry VIII
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Thomas More Despite his defense and friendship with Henry VIII More was found guilty and executed
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English Literature More’s  Utopia
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RAPHAEL:  I’m convinced that you’ll never get a fair  distribution of goods, or a satisfactory organization of  human life, until you abolish private property altogether.  So  long as it exists, the vast majority of the human race, and  the vastly superior part of it, will inevitably go on labouring  under a burden of poverty, hardship, and worry.  MORE:  I 
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