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Category:Thomas Becket

Deutsch: Thomas Becket, auch bekannt als Thomas von Canterbury oder Thomas Beckett, (* 21. Dezember 1118 in London; † 29. Dezember 1170 in Canterbury) war englischer Lordkanzler und von 1162 bis 1170 Erzbischof von Canterbury.
English: Thomas Becket (December 21, 1118 – December 29, 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170. He engaged in a conflict with King Henry II over the rights and privileges of the Church and was assassinated by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. He is also commonly known as Thomas à Becket, although some consider this incorrect.

Thomas Becket 
Chancellor of England, Archbishop of Canterbury, Saint
Date of birth circa 21 December 1120
Date of death 29 December 1170
Manner of death
  • homicide
Cause of death
  • murder
Place of burial
Educated at
Position held
  • Archbishop of Canterbury
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