28 May 2008

Entry for July 06, 2007

Entry for July 06, 2007
On this day in history 1535

Sir Thomas More is beheaded in England for refusing to swear allegiance to King Henry VIII as head of the Church. He was charged with treason and sentenced to death. He was later elevated to sainthood.
New Advent has an interesting biography of him.
(Originally posted on my Yahoo 360 blog)

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