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by H. Loxton

  • Author: H. Loxton
  • ISBN: 0670495301
  • ISBN13: 978-0670495306
  • ePub: 1847 kb | FB2: 1774 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Viking Pr (June 1, 1971)
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Murder of Thomas Becket ePub download

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Thomas Becket (/ˈbɛkɪt/), also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London and later Thomas à Becket (21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170), was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170

Thomas Becket (/ˈbɛkɪt/), also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London and later Thomas à Becket (21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170), was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He engaged in conflict with Henry II, King of England, over the rights and privileges of the Church and was murdered by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral

The Murder of Thomas Becket 1971. The Battle of Agincourt 1968.

Loxton is the author of several books on theatre and history, including: Shakespeare Country 2000. The Golden Age of the Circus 1997. Shakespeare's Theatre 1994. The Murder of Thomas Becket 1971. The Assassination of President Kennedy (with Michael Rand and Len Deighton) 1967.

The murder of Thomas Beckett from a contemporary manuscript

The murder of Thomas Beckett from a contemporary manuscript. Then the unconquered martyr seeing the hour at hand which should put an end to this miserable life and give him straightway the crown of immortality promised by the Lord, inclined his neck as one who prays and joining his hands he lifted them up, and commended his cause and that of the Church to God, to St. Mary, and to the blessed.

16–17 The ‘martyr’ is St Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered in his own cathedral in 1170 and canonized three years later. See H. Loxton, Pilgrimage to Canterbury (Newton Abbot, 1978). His shrine at Canterbury was one of the most important pilgrimage resorts in the Middle Ages, and was made resplendent by the priceless treasures offered to the saint. 20 The Tabard Inn stood in the High Street of the borough of Southwark, which lies across London Bridge on the south bank of the Thames, conveniently placed for the main route to Canterbury (now the Old Kent Road)

Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is having issues with his good friend, Britain’s King Henry II. It is the 12th century, and Becket is proving he is not a push-over.

Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, is having issues with his good friend, Britain’s King Henry II. He takes his role as Archbishop very seriously, doing all he can to protect the Church’s interests whenever disagreements erupt between the Church and the King. This causes the King great displeasure, and it is straining their friendship. Among other issues, Becket refuses to sign a document known as the Constitutions of Clarendon.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket was exiled from England by King Henry II due to political conflicts . The Murder in the Cathedral quotes below are all either spoken by Thomas Becket or refer to Thomas Becket.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket was exiled from England by King Henry II due to political conflicts which occurred between them seven years before the beginning of the play. Having spent those years in France, Becket has decided to return to England and take up his old position in the Church. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one

Thomas Becket was the son of a merchant who rose to power during the reign of Henry I. In 1155 Becket was made Chancellor to Henry II. Henry trusted him and his advice. The king was keen to increase his control over the Church

Thomas Becket was the son of a merchant who rose to power during the reign of Henry II. His life came to a violent end. The king was keen to increase his control over the Church. Becket was made a priest, then a bishop, and finally the Archbishop of Canterbury in a matter of days. Henry hoped that Becket would work with him to bring the Church under control.

Becket's pilgrim badge, worn by those who made pilgrimage to the site of his martyrdom at Canterbury Cathedral. Becket was the son of a wealthy Norman Londoner

Becket's pilgrim badge, worn by those who made pilgrimage to the site of his martyrdom at Canterbury Cathedral. Becket was the son of a wealthy Norman Londoner. Portrait of Thomas Becket. He went to work in the household of Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury, where he was very successful and became an Archdeacon. Theobald recommended him to King Henry II, who made him Chancellor (1155). Becket became a successful and trusted friend and adviser. Henry sent his son, also called Henry, as a page to Becket's household.