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Thomas à Becket

G. H. Hollister

Thomas à Becket

a tragedy

by G. H. Hollister

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, -- à Becket, Saint, -- 1118?-1170 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[G.H. Hollister]
    SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination108 p
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15200160M

    Get this from a library! Thomas Becket. [Richard Winston] -- The conflict between Henry II and Becket derived from "the strong character of both the King and the Archbishop, the points of principle which divided them and led to Becket's murder in Canterbury. When studying the law in his youth, Sir Thomas More kept awake for 19 or 20 hours a day for several months with the help of his. Indeed, More is known to have worn one for most of his life. And when Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral, one was unexpectedly discovered beneath his clothing.

    This collection tells the story of Thomas Becket's turbulent life, violent death and extraordinary posthumous acclaim in the words of his contemporaries. The only modern collection from the twelfth-century Lives of Thomas Becket in English and features all his major biographers, including many previously untranslated extracts. Providing both a valuable glimpse of the late twelfth-century world.   An important article by Professor Nicholas Vincent – ‘The Murderers of Thomas Becket’, in the German book Bischofsmord im Mittelalter (Murder of Bishops) – proved that King Henry II took charge of the murderers’ estates, denied inheritance to their male heirs, and allowed only a portion to descend to female : Ellie Cawthorne.

    Buy a cheap copy of Thomas Becket book by Frank Barlow. On 29 December , Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury was brutally murdered in his cathedral by four knights from the household of his former friend and patron, King Free shipping over $/5(5). Thomas Becket was the son of a merchant who rose to power during the reign of Henry II. His life came to a violent end when he was murdered at the altar of Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December “Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?” In Becket was made Chancellor to Henry II. Henry trusted him and his : History Hit.


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Of results for Books: "thomas becket" Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel, Victim: A Year-Old Story Retold. by John Guy | out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Thu, May 7. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Only 12 left in stock - order soon. Becket was of Norman extract by both his parents and his father was a merchant in London.

Jean Anouilh's myth of a Saxon father and a Saracen mother is clearly ousted. The book is also clear about Thomas Becket's life. He sure was the friend of Henry II, /5(12). Thomas Becket is John Guy’s thrilling, revisionist biography of one the most controversial yet revered figures in British history – “the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honour.”.

Book Sources: Thomas, à Becket A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library. Click the title for location and availability information. EDITOR'S PREFACE. Perhaps the chapter of English history fullest of romantic interest, is that containing the life of Thomas à Becket.

EDITOR'S PREFACE. Perhaps the chapter of English history fullest of romantic interest, is that containing the life of Thomas à s: 1. Thomas à Becket, Saint. Saint Thomas à Becket, or Saint Thomas Becket, –70, English martyr, archbishop of Canterbury, b.

London. He is called St. Thomas of Canterbury and occasionally St. Thomas of London. He came from a middle-class Norman family and was well educated, completing his studies at the Univ.

of Paris. Author by: Saint Thomas (à Becket) Languange: en Publisher by: Oxford University Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 95 Total Download: File Size: 43,7 Mb Description: This is a major new edition of the letters written and received between and by Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury and victim of the 'murder in the cathedral'.

The assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December changed the course of history. Becket was one of the most powerful figures of his time, serving as royal Chancellor and later as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Initially a close friend of King Henry II, the two men became engaged in a bitter dispute that culminated in. Saint Thomas Becket, chancellor of England and archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of King Henry II.

His career was marked by a long quarrel with Henry that ended with Becket’s murder in Canterbury Cathedral. Thomas Becket was born in aroundthe son of a prosperous London merchant.

He was well educated and quickly became an agent to Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury, who sent him on several missions to Rome.

Becket's talents were noticed by Henry II, who made him his chancellor and the two became close friends. A Book From Thomas à Becket’s Library 30th November Cassiodorus, Variae epistolae (northern France, midth century).

Magd. Lat. Many of the books in Magdalen College Library had interesting previous owners, from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey to the Elizabethan adventurer Arthur Throckmorton; the Nonjuror librarian John Fitzwilliam to the botanist John Goodyer.

SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Becket by Jean Anouilh.

“Becket” is a play by the French playwright Jean Anouilh. On 29 DecemberThomas Archbishop of Canterbury was brutally murdered in his cathedral by four knights from the household of his former friend and patron, King Henry II.

The horror that the killing inspired and the miraculous cures performed at Thomas's tomb transfigured him into one of the most popular saints in Western Christendom, and Canterbury became one of the greatest pilgrim /5(2).

King Henry is doing ritual penance for his suspected role in the assassination of Thomas à Becket, archbishop of Canterbury, formerly his friend and chancellor of England.

The account of William FitzStephen, one of Thomas’s clerks, is scrutinised. It is from William that we get the picture, embellished by Jean Anouilh and immortalised in Becket () by Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole in the film adaptation of his play, of 5/5.

St Thomas a Becket church is mentioned in the Domesday Book and dates from the 12th century which leads many to believe that the church was probably redecated to Thomas a Beckett at a later date. Thomas Becket is best known as a defender of papal authority in England, who defied King Henry II and paid the price of martyrdom.

He was highly revered in England throughout the middle ages, and the famous work by Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, occurs as a group of pilgrims travel together across England to visit his striking thing about Becket's character, which made him a popular. Thomas Becket was an English priest, and Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in People used to think his name was Thomas á Becket, but it is now known to be wrong.

Becket was born in Cheapside, was an intelligent child, who also enjoyed playing sports and he left England to study in essor: Theobald of Bec. Becket is a British-American film about the historic, tumultuous relationship between Henry II of England and his friend-turned-bishop Thomas Becket.

It is a dramatic film adaptation of the play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount by: Laurence Rosenthal. Sources. By far the best English life is MORRIS, The Life of St.

Thomas Becket (2nd ed., London, ); there is a somewhat fuller work of L'HUILLIER, Saint Thomas de Cantorbery (2 vols., Paris, ); the volume by DEMIMUID, St. Thomas Becket (Paris, ), in the series Les Saints is not abreast of modern research. Thomas Becket (aka Thomas á Becket and St.

Thomas of Canterbury) served as chancellor to Henry II of England (r. CE) and then was appointed the archbishop of Canterbury from to CE.

Thomas repeatedly clashed with his sovereign over the relationship between the Crown and Church, particularly the exclusive right of courts of the Church to try clerics. x, pages: 25 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA CameraPages: Becket or The Honour of God (French: Becket ou l'honneur de Dieu) is a play written in French by Jean is a depiction of the conflict between Thomas Becket and King Henry II of England leading to Becket's assassination in It contains many historical inaccuracies, which Place premiered: Theatre Montparnasse.