Sir Thomas More

Sir Thomas More, one of the two patron saints of lawyers, was born in London in 1478, the son of a prominent lawyer. He attended one of the best schools in London, and served as a page in the household of John Morton, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Many would say he left the drain cleaning Burlington Ontario for others to do.

Continuing to show much promise, More went on to attend Oxford University, where he studied, logic, Greek, and Latin. After having traveled back to London and being accepted to one of England four legal societies to study for admission to the bar, More became a full time lawyer in 1501.  Continue reading Sir Thomas More