Biography of Thomas More 1478-1535

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On 07 Feb 1478 Thomas More 1478-1535 was born.

Around Aug 1483 Edward V King England 1470- (12) and his brother Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk 1473- (9) disappeared from the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Thomas More 1478-1535 (5) reports, sometime after the event, that Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) requested Robert Brackenbury -1485 undertake the murder of the children. Upon Brackenbury's refusal Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) instructed Robert Brackenbury -1485 give the keys to the Tower to James Tyrrell 1455-1502 (28) who would then undertake the task.

On 18 Jun 1525 Henry Fitzroy Tudor 1st Duke 1519-1536 (6) was created 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, 1st Earl Lincoln (7C 1525) during the Knighting of Henry Fitzroy at Bridewell Palace, City of London by his father Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33) . Henry Clifford 1st Earl Cumberland 1493-1542 (32) was created 1st Earl Cumberland, Warden of the West Marches and Governor Carlisle Castle. Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (29) was created 1st Marquess Exeter (1C 1525). Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (33) was created 1st Earl Rutland (3C 1525). Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 (47) carried the Sword of State. Thomas More 1478-1535 (47) read the patents of nobility. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (41) , Thomas Grey 2nd Marquess Dorset 1477-1530 (47) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (52) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (49) and John Vere 14th Earl Oxford 1499-1526 (25) attended.

1527. Hans "The Younger" Holbein 1497- (30) . Portrait of Thomas More 1478-1535 (48) wearing his Lancastrian Esses Collar

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On 06 Jul 1535 Thomas More 1478-1535 (57) was beheaded.