Sir Thomas More

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Sir Thomas More  - Lawyer, leading scholar of English humanism, and close friend to  Henry early in his reign; Lord Chancellor of England from 1529–1532, resigning his  office in opposition to Henry's break with the Roman Catholic Church. Imprisoned and  beheaded for refusing to swear to the Oath of Succession, he is honored by Catholics  as a martyr and saint.  Norfolk, Thomas Howard, Duke of  - Member of the king's council and leader of the  catholic faction of Henry's court later in his reign, he was imprisoned but not executed in  1546 on suspicion of treason. Famed for victory against the Scots at Flodden in 1513,  when he was Lord High Admiral. Uncle to both Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard.  Katherine Parr  - Henry's sixth and last wife, she was married to the king–the third of  her four husbands–in 1543. She outlived Henry and was reputed to be a very thoughtful,  caring companion to him during his last years.  Jane Seymour  - Henry's third and probably his most beloved wife. She married the king  in 1536 and died in childbed the following year after giving birth to their son Edward. 
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