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  • 1501 > John Fisher receives his Doctorate in Theology (D.D. = Divinitatis Doctor) at the University of Cambridge. On July 15th, it is appointed as vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He will become life Chancellor


  • 1509 > Thomas More receives his first Royal Commission, jointly with his father : a post-mortem inquisition to conduct in Middlesex


  • 1519 > First extant letter by More to Wolsey on behalf of Henry VIII, from the Court at Woking


  • 1521 > More notifies the Court of Aldermen of the king's displeasure at the Londoners' grudge against the execution of Buckingham => July 9


  • 1533 > birth of Augustine More, 2nd son of John. His grandfather will bless him nominally in his letter of July 5th, 1535


  • 1533 > Five weeks after Anne's coronation, Queen Catherine is deprived of her royal style


  • 1535 > Last letter of More, sent to Margaret, to whom More entrusts diverse articles. He wishes and hopes to die the next day, St Peter's Octave, and solemnity of St. Thomas Becket's enshining of his body. His prayer " O Holy Trinity " was also written in the Tower between 1 and 5 July 1535


  • 1964 > In the Old Church, Chelsea, Bishop Robert Stopford of London dedicates the More Chapel as Lady Chapel, with the Blessed Sacrament Altar