Thomas More, Martyr.
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.
Will it fit my lectern?
Frontals come with cord locks that enable you to adjust the hanging height and width for most free-standing lecterns. Frontals hang below and tie around the lectern’s front projection. If you are unsure whether our frontals will fit your lectern, please contact us and we will advise you.
Important, please check before ordering:
The sloping book rest should have a front projection of at least 5cm.
Fabric, materials and production:
- 100% Polyester (natural-feel material).
- Fade resistant printing.
- Includes wood rods (top and bottom) and end caps and gold effect draw cord and cord locks.
- Fire retardant: BS5867/Type B DIN4102
- A sample of the material can be supplied upon request.
Delivery: Allow 10–14 days from date of order.
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