Religion: British Martyrs

Once King Henry VIII loved nothing better than to throw his arm about the neck of the author of Utopia and stroll with Sir Thomas More in his garden by the Thames. Of his sovereign, Sir Thomas said: ''If my head should win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go.'' But More's head went for a different purpose. Becoming Chancellor of England in 1529, this pious Catholic scholar and lawyer opposed Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon, his plan to make himself head of the English church. Gentle Sir...

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