Abelard "to step down" (gently, and walk quite carefully for a while) after affair is revealed.
Henry VIII resigns from Catholic Church, joins UK Independence Church. Thomas More calls it a "betrayal".
Grinling Gibbons apologises for carving he sent to Mercurius Rusticus reporter in "sting" operation.
Crusaders launch "limited operation" to recapture Holy Land. "No intention of a lengthy campaign".