St. Thomas More - Roller Banner RB754B
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Feast Day: Saints
John Fisher, Bishop and Thomas More, Martyrs 22nd June. In the Church of England SS. John Fisher & Thomas More
are commemorated as Reformation Martyrs on 6th July.
Born in London, he
was a graduate of Oxford University, a noted humanist, apologist, literary
scholar, lawyer, judge and parliamentarian who was at one time Speaker and Lord
Chancellor. He was also a devoted husband and father.
He could not in
conscience swear to the Act of Succession or the Oath of Supremacy under Henry
VIII and was tried and executed for Treason on 6th July 1535 at Tower Hill. He
is buried alongside St John Fisher.
His words from the
scaffold were "The King's good servant, but God's first."
Pope John Paul II
named him Patron Saint of Statesmen and Politicians in 2000.
Floor Standing Banner: These banners have a
self-winding cassette mechanism and extending support pole made from durable
anodised brushed aluminium. The banner size is 79" x 31.5" / 200cm x
80cm and printed on 180 micron matt-coated vinyl. Includes a free padded carry
bag to store your banner when not in use.
*On orders of 3 of more roller banners, from our
extensive range, a 10% discount will be applied at time of invoice.
Please allow 10-14 days from date of order.
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