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Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170

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Personal name headingThomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170
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Variant(s)Becket, Thomas à, Saint, 1118?-1170
Becket, Thomas, Saint, 1118?-1170
Thomas of Canterbury, Saint, 1118?-1170
Thomas, Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170
Thomas, of London, 1118?-1170
Birth date1118?
Death date1170-12-29
Place of birthCheapside (London, England)
Place of deathCanterbury (England)
Found inThe correspondence of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1162-1170, 2000.
Wikipedia, June 11, 2015 (Thomas Becket; also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; born 21 December c. 1118 (or 1120) in Cheapside, London; died 29 December 1170 in Canterbury; 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 of England over the rights and privileges of the Church and was murdered by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. Soon after his death, he was canonised by Pope Alexander III)
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