1477 > Birth of Anne, duchess of Brittany, and twice queen of France ( 1491-1498 then 1499-1514). (d. on January 9th, 1514)
1515 > Francis of Valois-Angouleme is anointed King of France at Reims as Francis the First. Louis XII, his distant cousin and father-in-law, died on New Year's Day
1532 > Clement VII writes to Henry VIII: " How you have changed over 2 years! I hope that you will dismiss this Anne, and stop scandalizing Christendom … Otherwise, We shall have to excommunicate you ". This letter will be sent only on December 23rd
1965 > Death of Winston Churchill, aged 90, who had praised More in his " History of the English-Speaking Peoples "
1968 > Father Germain Marc'hadour inaugurates the Ernest Renan lecture hall in Rennes by a lecture on " Thomas More, Man for Our Season "