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Thomas Becket

Person  Male  Born 1120  Died 29/12/1170

Chancellor, Archbishop and Martyr. Born Cheapside of French parents. son of Gilbert Becket, mercer. Archbishop of Canterbury, 1162 to his death. Assassinated after his erstwhile friend, Henry II, declared "Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?"

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Thomas Becket

{On the lower edge of the bust:} S. Thomas  [On a modern plaque lower on the...

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Thomas Becket statue

Not bronze but a resin which Copnall coloured to simulate bronze. More photo...

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