Thomas Becket


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Thomas Becket

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(Biography) Saint. See (Saint Thomas) Becket
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For their prelates; when they are proud and great, there is also danger from them; as it was in the times of Anselmus, and Thomas Becket, Archbishops of Canterbury; who, with their croziers, did almost try it with the king's sword; and yet they had to deal with stout and haughty kings, William Rufus, Henry the First, and Henry the Second.
The stony faced saints around the door of the Chapter House are Augustine, Thomas Becket, Catherine of Alexandria, John the Evangelist, John the Baptist, Margaret of Antioch, Winifred and Michael.
Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket was murdered during the reign of which English monarch?
1173: Pope Alexander III canonized Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1173: Pope Alexander III canonised Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.
1170: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered in his own cathedral by four knights, believing they were acting on Henry II's orders.
In which Kent cathedral was Thomas Becket martyred in 1170?
24 (BNA): BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Monday received Lt-General Thomas Becket the Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Middle East, and UK Defence's former Senior Adviser for Middle East, praising the Bahrain-UK longstanding friendship and cooperation ties especially the exchange of military expertise and defence cooperation.
Thomas Becket Church, 1321 Burning Bush Ln., Mount Prospect.
Chaucer's medieval misadventures - a collection of 24 stories written between 1387 and 1400 - followed a group of pilgrims making their way from London to Canterbury Cathedral, and to the shrine of St Thomas Becket.
The 19th century church is built on the site of a medieval chapel, traditionally said to have been created by one of the assassins of Thomas Becket.