May 23, 2001
volume 12, no. 131

Events throughout Church History that occurred on May 23rd

  • 1192 A.D.
  • Richard I of England recaptures Daron during the Third Crusade.

  • 1430 A.D.
  • Saint Joan of Arc is taken prisoner by the Burgundians who ransom her to the English.

  • 1533 A.D.
  • The marriage of Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon is declared null and void by Thomas Cranmer who Henry appointed Archbishop of Canterbury after Saint Thomas More resigned in protest for he believed marriage is indissoluble and he could not in good conscience find a legitimate reason to annul the marriage.

May 23, 2001
volume 12, no. 131
TIME CAPSULES in Church History
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