Tag: Henry VIII

In Vain You Rise Up

Actors are inherently self-centered. American Actor, Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle), was born on this day in 1956. I’m so vain, I probably think this blog is about me. More to the point, I’m probably vain enough to think that you want to read this, or that you want to read my …

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A Matter of Honor

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable. English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist, Thomas More was born on this day in 1478. More opposed the Protestant Revolution. As a councillor to Henry VIII, More opposed the annulment of Henry’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon and refused to acknowledge Henry as …

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