Here’s what I want for a Donald Trump Presidency.
In a word, conversion.
The story goes that Thomas Becket did not want Henry II to name him Archbishop of Canterbury. 188 more words
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The Write Stuff
Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered on this date in 1170, after he and King Henry II had experienced escalating disagreements. The incident inspired Jean Anouilh’s… 10 more words
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Medieval Art Research
How can the life and cult of Thomas Becket be traced through material culture? This was the question at the heart of the ‘Locating Becket’ workshop, sponsored by… 1,181 more words
1 month ago
“The streets of London have their map; our passions remain uncharted.”
he learns… 7 more words
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Beating Thomas Jefferson's Library
This is one of my favorite plays ever. I love the story of Thomas A’Becket, anyways, but this play makes the story very palatable.
I found this play through Netflix, actually. 354 more words
4 months, 3 weeks ago
Sometimes I read something and I think, Why? Why did I just read that? How was that necessary to life?
Eliot’s account of Thomas à Becket’s murder is like that. 471 more words
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On 7 June 2016 a group of Becket scholars and enthusiasts met for a one day workshop, ‘Illuminating Becket’ at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, which ended with a fascinating… 152 more words
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