Thomas More and Edward VI6th July is the anniversary of the deaths of two famous Tudor personalities. Sir Thomas More, Henry VIII’s former Lord Chancellor, was executed on Tower Hill on this day in 1535 and King Edward VI died in the arms of Sir Henry Sidney, one of the Chief Gentleman of his Privy Chamber, on this day in 1553.

You can read more about their deaths in the following articles:

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  1. Saint Thomas More, friend and patron, pray for us and may you stand as a man of truth and principles. Some may not have agreed with you, but you had the conscience to resist tyranny. Rest in peace.

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