Saint Thomas More

  • Feb 7, 1478

    Birth of St Thomas More

    Birth of St Thomas More
    My name is Thomas More I was born in milk street on the 7th February 1478
  • Jan 1, 1479

    Thomas More's father and mother

    Thomas More's father and mother
  • Jan 1, 1480

    More's education

    More's education
    I was educated at St Anthony’s school in London. As a youth I served as a page in the household of Archbishop Morton.
  • Jan 1, 1492

    More's studies

    More's studies
    I have been recently continuing my study at Oxford University and studied law. I wrote comedies and I studied Greek and latin literature. One of my first works was an English Translation of a Latin biography of the Italian Humanist Pico Della Mimadola.
  • Jan 1, 1494

    More's travels

    More's travels
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Thomas descicion

    Thomas descicion
  • Jan 1, 1505

    Thomas marriage

    Thomas marriage
    I had come into parliament in 1504, and I married for my very first time in 1505.
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Visit to England

    Visit to England
  • Jan 1, 1509

    dedication

    dedication
    Erasmus then wrote ‘encomium moriae’ or ‘praise of folly’ which he dedicated to me in 1509 on his third visit
  • Jan 1, 1509

    death of king Vii

    death of king Vii
  • Jan 1, 1511

    Death & Marriage

    Death & Marriage
    My first wife had died during the birth of our child in 1511. I was soon married again to a beautiful lady by the name dame Alice.
  • Mar 1, 1512

    Henry vii

    Henry vii
  • Jan 1, 1523

    Made speaker of the house

    Made speaker of the house
    In 1523, I was made speaker of the house of commons and chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster in 1525, in king henry’s favour. I had then used my advantages of having these tiles, and established the parliamentary privilege of free speech
  • Jan 1, 1533

    no attendance

    no attendance
    1533 It was the coronation of Anne Boleyn as the queen of England. I have officially refused to attend and honourably this was not an act of treason, I have written to Henry to acknowledge Anne’s Queen ship and expressing his desire for the Kings happiness and the queens health. My refusal was widely understood as a rejection against Anne, and henry took action against me.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Letter

    Letter
    1534, I had been blamed of conspiring with the “Holy Maid of Kent”, Elizabeth Barton, a nun who was predicted against the king’s annulment, But Thomas was able to write a letter to notify Barton not to interfere with state matters.
  • Apr 1, 1534

    sent to tower

    sent to tower
    I was sent to the tower for rejecting to take the oath of the act of succession.
  • Jan 1, 1535

    Parliament

    Parliament
    I had acknowledged parliaments right to declare Anne Boleyn the legitmate queen of England. I was also asked to show before a commission and swear on my allegiance to the parliamentary Act of Succession. But I declined to take the oath of supremacy of the crown in the kingdom and the church of England.
  • Jul 6, 1535

    Beheaded

    Beheaded
    I tried and convicted for treason and on the 6th of july I was unfortunately beheaded on tower hill.
  • Jan 1, 1536

    achnowledged

    achnowledged
    I had acknowledged parliaments right to declare Anne Boleyn the legitmate queen of England. I was also asked to show before a commission and swear on my allegiance to the parliamentary Act of Succession. But I declined to take the oath of supremacy of the crown in the kingdom and the church of England.
  • Jan 1, 1551

    Death

    Death
    Alice middleton Thomas's wife passes away
  • Beatification

    Beatification
    (Sir Thomas More) i was Beatified by Pope Leo III
  • Cannonisation

    Cannonisation
    (sir Thomas Mor) I was cannonised by Pope Pius XI