Thomas More

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Why was More a dangerous opponent for Henry?
One of the most respected humanists in Europe. (Humanists emphasise the value and agency of human beings).
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Why did More resign from his position as Lord Chancellor?
He didn't agree with the Royal Supremacy because he was a devout Catholic.
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Who tried to save More?
Cranmer and Cromwell.
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Who testified against More?
Richard Rich.
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What was More convicted of?
He was convicted of treason and he was executed.
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What was the oath More refused to swear to?
The Oath of Succession.
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Why did More resign from his position as Lord Chancellor?

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He didn't agree with the Royal Supremacy because he was a devout Catholic.

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Who tried to save More?

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Who testified against More?

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What was More convicted of?

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