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St Thomas Becket

Archbishop of Canterbury
(c. 1118 – December 29, 1170)


 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Becket - Henry II - Canterbury Cathedral - Literature

(Updated on 24/02/2013)

 

 

Related pages :

Canterbury - My trip to England

 

 

Thomas Becket :

  • St. Thomas Becket (Kids Zone - holyspiritinteractive.net)




  • Thomas Becket (Wikipedia)
    "St Thomas Becket, St Thomas of Canterbury (c. 1118 – December 29, 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170."
    * 1 Early life
    * 2 Primacy
    * 3 The constitutions of Clarendon
    * 4 Assassination
    * 5 Aftermath and cultural references
    * 6 Notes and references
    * 7 Further Reading
    * 8 External links

  • Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest? (anglican.org)

 

 

 

Henry II :

 

 

  • INTERACTIVE activity :

     

  • Activity TO PRINT :
    • Henry II and Becket
      "A worksheet that presents the feud between Henry II and Becket step by step.
      Comprehension questions at the end test knowledge and understanding."
      (schoolhistory.co.uk)

     

  • INTERACTIVE game :

Canterbury Cathedral :

 

 

  • Canterbury Cathedral (Wikipedia)
    * 1 History
    o 1.1 Augustine o 1.2 Later Saxon and Viking o 1.3 Norman o 1.4 Thomas Becket o 1.5 14th-16th centuries
    o 1.6 Dissolution of the Monasteries o 1.7 18th century to Present
    * 2 12th century Canterbury compared with the Abbey of St Gall
    * 3 The Foundation
    * 4 Organs and Organists
    o 4.1 Organ o 4.2 Organists
    * 5 See also
    * 6 External links


Literature :

  • The Canterbury Tales (Wikipedia)
    "a collection of stories written by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the rest in verse).
    The tales, some of which are originals and others not, are contained inside a frame tale and told by a collection of pilgrims on a pilgrimage from Southwark to Canterbury to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.
    The Canterbury Tales are written in Middle English."
    * 1 The prologue and individual tales
    * 2 The complete work
    * 3 Significance
    o 3.1 Antisemitism
    * 4 The pilgrims' route and real locations
    * 5 Influences
    * 6 Stage and film adaptations
    * 7 Further reading
    * 8 References
    * 9 Audio clips
    * 10 External links

 

  • The Pardoner's Tale from "The Rap Canterbury Tales" (YouTube)
    "This modern English rap version is a modern interpretation of Chaucer’s Middle English text."
    Read the lyrics
    (bababrinkman.bandcamp.com) - UPDATED