25 October 1529 – Sir Thomas More is made Lord Chancellor

| October 25, 2015

25 October 1529 – Sir Thomas More is made Lord Chancellor

On 25th October 1529, Sir Thomas More was made Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor following the fall of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Henry’s previous Lord Chancellor who had been forced to surrender the Great Seal on 17th October. According to an account in Letters and Papers, the seal was then delivered to Sir Thomas More by the […]