Becket, Saint Thomas


Becket, Saint Thomas
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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Saint Thomas de Cantorbéry — 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

  • Saint Thomas — or St Thomas usually refers to: *Thomas the Apostle, a Jewish Christian apostle and saint of the 1st century *Thomas Aquinas (1225 1274), the most important Catholic medieval philosopher and theologian *Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, an… …   Wikipedia

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

  • 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 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Thomas a Becket — noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II s attempts to control the clergy (1118 1170) • Syn: ↑Becket, ↑Thomas a Becket, ↑St. Thomas a Becket • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Thomas — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Thomas et Saint Thomas. Saint Thomas désigne plusieurs saints des diverses Églises chrétiennes (catholiques …   Wikipédia en Français

  • La vie de saint Thomas Becket — Guernes de Pont Sainte Maxence Le meurtre de Thomas Becket Guernes de Pont Sainte Maxence ou Garnier ou Gervais est un écrivain anglo normand du XIIe siècle, auteur de la première biographie en langue d …   Wikipédia en Français


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