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  • 1506 > Birth of Lajos (Louis) II of Hungary, to whom Antony, in More's " Dialogue of Comfort ", refers as " our noble young goodly king "


  • 1529 > Cuthbert Tunstal and Thomas More depart from London in order to represent England at the Peace Conference in Cambrai


  • 1534 > Thomas Elyot dedicates to his sister Susan his translation of St Cyprian's sermon on man's mortality, and of Pico's "Rules" (already Englished by More)


  • 1535 > Farewell Letter of More, in Latin, to Antonio Bonvisi. This trader, friend of More for 40 years, was the godfather of little Austin More, second son of John


  • 1535 > Thursday octave of St John the Baptist. More, in Westminster Hall, is accused of " maliciously, traitorously, diabolically " attempting to deprive the King of the title "Supreme Head of the Church of England" granted him in Parliament and Convocation. The Grand Jury of 12 Englishmen find More guilty, and he is sentenced to a traitor's death


  • 1536 > At Dresden, from Stoeckel's press, there appears a German account of the trial and death of " Herrn Thome Mori " (based on the French Newsletter of July 1535)


  • 1960 > at the Globe Theatre, London applauds the Première of Robert Bolt's play "A man for All Seasons", with Paul Scofield in the title role