St. Thomas More By: ROse fitzgerald

St. Thomas More was born February 7, 1478 in London, England.

He wan an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist.

Many followed King Henry VIII rule, but Thomas More refused to accept King Henry as head of the Church.

Because Thomas More refused to listen to King Henry VII, he was beheaded and died in London in 1535.

Before Thomas Mores death he wrote a book called the "Utopia." The book was about society, religion and social and political customs.

Thomas More was then beheaded for not following King Henry VIII's rule. He died July 6, 1535. He was canonized a saint May 19, 1935.

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