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A Minute More: A Letter To Margaret Roper

“… I shall never be forsworn nor swear against my conscience.” Letter to Margaret Roper (More’s eldest daughter) 17 April 1534 Tower of London St. Thomas More uses the word conscience at least seventeen times in this letter written shortly after his imprisonment.  It may be tempting in our day to project a modern connotation …

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