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St. Thomas More Sterling Round Medal - 3/4in. diameter

Item Number: 5169

Catalog Code: 137/1MFT

Thomas More Sterling Round Medal

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This round sterling silver St. Thomas More medal is 3/4in. in diameter.  St. Thomas, as Lord Chancellor of England, opposed the king on the issue of royal divorce and refused to take the Oath of Supremacy declaring the king the head of the Church of England.  He was martyred as a result and is the patron of adopted children and civil servants.   The medal comes with an 18in. stainless steel chain in a deluxe gift box.

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H x W: 
0 3/4"  (1.90 cm) x 0 3/4"  (1.90 cm)
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St. Thomas More

St. Thomas More Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 06/22
Tridentine Calendar - 06/22

Patron Of: Adopted Children, Civil Servants, Court Workers, Difficult Marriages, Stepparents, Widowers, Lawyers, Large Families, Politicians, Statesmen

    Studied at London and Oxford. Page for the Archbishop of Canterbury. Lawyer. Twice married, father of one son and three daughters, and a devoted family man. Writer. Friend of King Henry VIII. Lord Chancellor of England, a position of power second only to the king. Opposed the king on the matter of royal divorce, and refused to swear the Oath of Supremacy which declared the king the head of the Church in England. Resigned the Chancellorship, and was imprisoned in the Tower of London. Martyred for his refusal to bend his religious beliefs to the king's political needs.
    1478 at London, England

    beheaded in 1535; head kept in the Roper Vault, Saint Dunstan's church, Canterbury, England; body at Saint Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London, England

    1935 by Pope Pius XI

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