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Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket Thomas Becket
Inscription

{On the lower edge of the bust:}
S. Thomas 

[On a modern plaque lower on the wall:}
Thomas Becket, Chancellor, Archbishop and Martyr, son of Gilbert Becket, Mercer was born here c.1120.

Site: Thomas Becket (1 memorial)

EC2, Cheapside, 87-90

Note the appropriately named current occupants of the premises, Church's Shoes.

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Thomas Becket

Subjects commemorated Information

Gilbert Becket

French mercer and father of Thomas Becket.

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Thomas Becket

Chancellor, Archbishop and Martyr. Born Cheapside of French parents. son of G...

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