St. Thomas a Becket


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Noun1.St. Thomas a Becket - (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170St. Thomas a Becket - (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Every one is familiar with the plan of the story (which may well have had some basis in fact): how Chaucer finds himself one April evening with thirty other men and women, all gathered at the Tabard Inn in Southwark (a suburb of London and just across the Thames from the city proper), ready to start next morning, as thousands of Englishmen did every year, on a pilgrimage to the shrine of St.
A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday at 11AM in St.
No doubt during the town's glory years similar ``attractions'' brightened the days of the faithful who had fulfilled their mission at the shrine of St.
The lively company in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales are making a pilgrimage to St.
The funeral Mass for Angela will be held on Monday, December 15,2014 at 11:00AM in St.
She was a graduate of Barre High School and a member of St.