Becket, Thomas a

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

Nationality: English
Categories: Archbishops

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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