Thomas Becket, Saint
Thomas Becket, Saint
Biography of this martyr, also known as St. Thomas of Canterbury, where he was archbishop and where he was murdered in 1170

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  • THOMAS BECKET — ou BECKETT saint (1117/18 1170) Né à Londres d’une famille d’origine normande, Thomas Becket étudie à Paris. Rentré en Angleterre, il devient clerc à Cantorbéry, jouissant de la confiance du vieil archevêque. Il se rend pour affaires à Rome et va …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Saint Thomas Becket — Thomas Becket Pour les articles homonymes, voir Becket et Saint Thomas. Thomas Becket, dit saint Thomas de Cantorbéry, (Londres, 21 décembre 1117 Cantorbéry, 29 décembre 1170) fut archevêque de Cantorbéry de 1162 à 1170. Il engagea un conflit… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomas Becket — – Fenster der Kathedrale in Canterbury 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… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint-Thomas-de-Saint-Lô — Saint Lô Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lô. Saint Lô Saint Lô …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Becket, Saint Thomas — • Biography of this martyr, also known as St. Thomas of Canterbury, where he was archbishop and where he was murdered in 1170 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Thomas Becket — Infobox Archbishop of Canterbury Full name=Saint Thomas Becket caption= Thirteenth century manuscript illumination, an early depiction of Becket s assassination birth name = began = 1162 06 03 term end = death date|1170|12|29|mf=y predecessor =… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Becket — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Becket et Saint Thomas. saint Thomas de Cantorbéry …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Becket, Saint Thomas — or Thomas à Becket born с 1118, Cheapside, London, Eng. died Dec. 29, 1170, Canterbury, Kent; canonized 1173; feast day December 29 Archbishop of Canterbury (1162–70). The son of a Norman merchant, he served as chancellor of England (1155–62)… …   Universalium

  • Becket, Saint Thomas à — Beck·et (bĕkʹĭt), Saint Thomas à. 1118? 1170. English Roman Catholic martyr. Chancellor to Henry II after 1154, he was appointed archbishop of Canterbury (1162) and fell into disfavor with the king. Charged with misappropriating crown funds… …   Universalium

  • St. Thomas Becket —     St. Thomas Becket     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Becket     Martyr, Archbishop of Canterbury, born at London, 21 December, 1118 (?); died at Canterbury, 29 December, 1170. St. Thomas was born of parents who, coming from Normandy,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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