Thomas More Pewter Patron Saint Statue

Thomas More Pewter Patron Saint Statue

SKU: 732

Availability: In stock

$24.95

St Thomas More Statue
Measures 3.5"
Made of pewter
comes in deluxe gift box with laminated prayer card.

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 of 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.