History in Kent => Personalities => Topic started by: Riding With The Angels on November 16, 2008, 11:59:47

Title: 'A man for all seasons'
Post by: Riding With The Angels on November 16, 2008, 11:59:47
............or at least his head!

Following his execution Sir Thomas More's head was placed on London Bridge and was rescued by his daughter Margaret Roper an interred in the family vault at St Dunstan's Without Westgate at Canterbury where it lies still.

Apologies for some of the pics of documents but they are mounted and pick up reflections!

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