Saints related to Patron-of-civil-servants

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  • St. Thomas More
    Thomas More was born in 1478 in London, England. St. Thomas More spent the greater part of his life writing, primarily in defense of the Catholic church. His best known work is "Utopia", written in 1516. Henry VIII appointed him as the Lord Chancellor. He refused to show allegiance to the King as being the Head of the Church of England and was tried and convicted of treason. He was beheaded in 1535.