Forty years ago, Thomas More, saint and martyr, was celebrated in the prize-winning play & movie, A Man for All Seasons:
(This is the beginning of the brilliantly written & performed trial scene, all of which may be seen on YouTube).
Forty years later, the entertainment industry takes another look, and finds its one-time saint and martyr wanting in tolerance:
(This is from Showtime's intermittently interesting series, The Tudors, which, somehow or other, historical fiction buff that I am, I had missed until now.)
Oddly enough, the particular heretic portrayed in this last clip, Simon Fish, was not, historically, among those burned at More's instigation. It seems he died of the plague.
But still, be that as it may - how times, and perceptions, change!