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A timeline of the life of thomas becket, archbishop of canterbury who was murdered in canterbury cathedral and became a saint. A sword's crushing blow extinguished the life of thomas becket, archbishop of canterbury, on a cold december evening as he struggled on the steps of his altar the brutal event sent a tremor through medieval europe. This collection tells the story of thomas becket's turbulent life introduction 1: the lives of thomas becket.
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St thomas becket (december 21, 1118 – december 29, 1170) was archbishop of canterbury from 1162 to 1170 he engaged in a conflict with king henry ii over the rights and privileges of the church and was assassinated by followers of the king in canterbury cathedral life before his consecration. Thomas becket king henry ii king louis in the introduction to and as happened in real life, the film's dispute between becket and henry ii centers on the. St thomas becket, england's archbishop of canterbury, refused to give king henry ii power over the church he was murdered in 1170 and became a saint in 1173. What are facts about becket's life and death what were the major influences in thomas becket's life his influence was theobald, the archbishop of canterbury. Thomas becket, archbishop of canterbury, was killed in december 1170 becket’s death remains one of the most famous stories associated with medieval england. The life and martyrdom of saint thomas becket: archbishop of canterbury, and legate of the holy see jul 19, 2015 07/15 by morris, john, 1826-1893 texts. I was was impressed by a few different aspects of thomas becket's life thomas becket: warrior, priest, rebel, by cambridge lecturer and bbc.