in for him and he was allowed to sit down. Gabrieli Melchiori 1990,. . God only knows what shall become. My neck is very short. Harley 7368 in the collection of the British Library, the manuscript's provenance can be traced back to 1728, when it belonged to a London book collector named John Murray. 32 Some editors go as far as to question whether Shakespeare had read any of the other contributions at all. Catherine of Aragon, because he fears that England as a whole will be outraged by the usurping of a Queen it dearly loves.
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Many features like this in the Hand D addition to Sir Thomas More first attracted the attention of Shakespeare scholars and readers, and led to more intensive study from a range of specialised perspectives. Rich, which you have taken, be true, then I pray I may never see God's face which, were it otherwise, is an impression I would not be guilty of to gain the whole world." More did not seem to have a mean bone in his. Utopia also became the forerunner of a new literary genre: the utopian romance. Only three characters, More himself and the Earls of Shrewsbury and Surrey, appear in all three portions; six other charactersLady More, Palmer, Roper, Sergeant Downes, the Lord Mayor, and a sheriffappear in two of the three segments. More was a devout Catholic and believed deeply in the supremacy of the Pope and the impropriety of this marriage. More served as an important counselor to King Henry viii of England, serving as his key counselor in the early 1500s, but after he refused to accept the king as head of the Church of England, he was tried for treason and beheaded (he died. 1775; Woodhuysen 2010,. . He nevertheless believes that stern action is required to combat the rise of Lutheranism, maintaining every form of staunch Catholic tradition in his home, where he is shown to be a loving father and husband. The manuscript, with its numerous corrections, deletions and insertions, enables us to glimpse Shakespeare in the process of composition. 5) Folio 11c, Addition III, Hand C: the first of the two insertions on smaller pieces of paper, formerly pasted over the bottom of page 11b, and consisting of a single 21-line soliloquy meant to begin the next scene.