Saint Thomas More and the oath.
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Published by Downside Abbey in (Bath, Eng. (etc.) .
Written in English

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ContributionsMore, Thomas, Sir, , Saint, 1478-1535.
The Physical Object
Pagination(13) p. ;
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL20732567M

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Sir Thomas More (7 February – 6 July ), venerated by Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October to 16 May /5(17).   Thomas More was the key counselor of King Henry VIII of England, who was tried for treason and beheaded in He is remembered for his book Utopia. Learn more at But Sir Thomas More and the Bishop of Rochester refused to take the oath as it was conceived: whose fall being so remarkable, I shall show the steps of it. There was a meeting of the privy council at Lambeth, to which many were cited to appeal, and take the oath. Sir Thomas More (/ˈmɔːr/; 7 February 6 July ), venerated by Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance was a councillor to Henry VIII and also served as Lord High Chancellor of England from October to 16 May More opposed the Protestant Reformation, in particular /5.

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Thomas More was a man of great faith and courage whose life shows us what it means to be a witness to our faith. Thomas was born in London in He became a lawyer and a member of the English parliament. Because he was so well educated, he was a tutor for King Henry VIII when he was young. The Hospitallers of St Thomas of Canterbury at Acre, usually called the Knights of St Thomas was a Christian military order of the Catholic Church. Membership was restricted to Englishmen. The emblem of the order was a red cross with a white scallop in the centre and the Knights wore a white habit. Militarisation. The end and ance: Holy See, Kingdom of England. St. Thomas More was beatified by Pope Leo XIII in and canonized in by Pope Piux XI. The Academy Award-winning film “A Man For All Seasons” portrayed the events that led .   He was found guilty of treason and was beheaded on July 6, His final words on the scaffold were: "The King's good servant, but God's first." In Thomas More was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. In Pope John Paul II declared him the patron saint of : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.