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|Quote (Stephen Elliott @ Mar. 22 2007,12:20)|
|Quote (wintermute @ Mar. 22 2007,09:51)|
The Queen has amongst her titles "Supreme Governor of the Church of England" and "Defender of the Faith" - the latter, ironically, was granted to Henry VIII by Pope Leo XI, ...
Well, I'll be jiggered! Never knew that. I was under the assumption that Henry VIII, awarded that title to himself upon forming the CofE. Thanks for that tidbit, but according to this
it was actually conferred by Pope Leo X. Small niggle (and damned if I know who is correct), on a good bit of re-education for me. TY.
Ah, you are correct. Mea culpa.
I went to Wikipedia to check my facts, and still managed to write down the wrong pontiff.
I was sure it said XI, when I looked the first time. Ah, well.