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Becket

Saint Thomas à. 1118--70, English prelate; chancellor (1155--62) to Henry II; archbishop of Canterbury (1162--70): murdered following his opposition to Henry's attempts to control the clergy. Feast day: Dec. 29 or July 7
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Becket infuriated King Henry II by standing up for the Church against the royal, who reportedly pleaded: "Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?
The relic is believed to be from the arm of Becket, slain at the altar of Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, after his relationship with medieval English King Henry II soured when he stood up for the church against the monarchy.
as the thumbs-up to bump off Becket, they made for Canterbury and, following a liquid lunch - so the story goes - sliced off the top of his head.
uk/schoolsbuyingclubThomas Becket Catholic School, a Secondary school located in Northampton with approximately 1 000 pupils require the services of an outsourced Catering contractor.
I shall first answer the question of why Eliot might have thought a play on Thomas Becket to be a promising historical subject.
Windham has been with the Becket Fund, a non-profit, public-interest legal and educational institute with a mission to protect the free expression of all faiths, for seven years.
The Greens are the public face for the case, but a little-known nonprofit law firm called the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is its driving force.
Apenas tres anos mas tarde, Becket fue canonizado como martir de la Iglesia.
By being required to make a choice between sacrificing our faith or paying millions of dollars in fines, we essentially must choose which poison pill to swallow," Green said as the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is representing the company in the case, announced the suit last year.
Meanwhile, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, an ally of the Religious Right that defended the released-time program, celebrated the ruling.
To the author Becket died essentially to protect the rights and privileges of the cathedral and monastery at Canterbury and while he appears doubtful as to Becket's status as a true martyr, he does acknowledge his bravery and ultimate rectitude.
WHEN Saint Thomas Becket saw the knights draw their swords, his eyes might have flashed in fear and anger and his hand may have gripped at a sword that was no longer there.