Sir Thomas More - SE18

Author, Lawyer and Statesman

Born 7th February 1478
Died 6th July 1535

The 'plaques' are in windows of meeting rooms.

The inscription on the left hand one reads:
Sir Thomas More, author of "Eutopia", friend of Erasmus and Holbein, lived as Lord Chancellor of England at Eltham. He excelled in sacred learning , & was courageous of the truth, suffering death at the hands of his king.

The inscription on the right hand one reads:
Margaret, a pious & learned woman, the beloved daughter of Sir Thomas More and wife of William Roper of Well Hall Eltham, was the cheer and comfort of her father during his imprisonment, as their letters testify to this day.

Woolwich Town Hall, Wellington Street, London, SE18



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