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Re: Defender of the Faith

>This was the title, or rather, in Latin "Fidei Defensor" assumed by Henry
>VIII when he separated the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.

Actually, Henry VIII was awarded the title Defender of the Faith
in 1521 by none other than Pope Leo X, after Henry wrote a book
attacking Luther.  Little did Leo know how Henry would turn out....

>Yours aye

John S. Quarterman <jsq@quarterman.org>
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