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Becket, Thomas a

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Born: 1120 AD
Died: 1170 AD, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Archbishops

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1120 - Born in London is a English prelate and saint.

 

1162-1170 - Became Archbishop of Canterbury.

 

1164 - Assembly at Clarendon Palace in which he presented his demands in sixteen constitutions.

 

1170 - On Tuesday, 29th of December Becket was murdered inside Canterbury Cathedral.

 

1173 - He was Canonized by Pope Alexander.

 

Feast day December 29

 

 


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