Sir Thomas More Timeline

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  • 1478 - 1535
    Life of Sir Thomas More, scholar and Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII of England.
  • 1515
    Sir Thomas More participates in a royal trade delegation to Flanders.
  • 1516
    Sir Thomas More's 'Utopia' is published.
  • 1518
    Sir Thomas More is invited to join the KIng's Council of Henry VIII of England.
  • 1521
    Sir Thomas More is knighted by Henry VIII of Englandnand made Treasurer of the Exchequer.
  • 1523
    Sir Thomas More is made Speaker of the House of Commons.
  • 1525
    Sir Thomas More is made Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
  • 1529 - 1532
    Sir Thomas More is Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII of England.
  • 1532
    Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor over Henry VIII of England's plans to remarry.
  • 1534 - 1535
    Sir Thomas More is imprisoned in the Tower of London prior to his execution.
  • 28 Nov 1534
    The Act of Supremacy declares Henry VIII of England the head of the Church in England and not the Pope.
  • 6 Jul 1535
    Sir Thomas More is executed for refusing to acknowledge Henry VIII of England as the head of the Church in England.
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