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(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170

(nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other

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Thomas Becket Catholic School, a secondary school located in Northampton with approximately 1 000 pupils require the services of an outsourced cleaning contractor to ensure the cleaning services and standards are met to the needs of the school.
The tide has turned against the HHS mandate," declared Kyle Duncan, general counsel with the Becket Fund, following the July 19 ruling by federal judge Joe Heaton, who wrote in his decision that there is "a substantial public interest in ensuring that no individual or corporation has their legs cut out from under them while these difficult issues are resolved.
This is a big win for public school students and for religious education," said Lori Windham, Becket Fund senior counsel, in a press statement.
FEAST DAY OF ST THOMAS BECKET 1721: Madame de Pompadour, infamous mistress of Louis XV, was born in Paris.
At present the new extension that will help transform the derelict bell tower of Thomas Becket Church at Ettington, is only part built.
Summary: DUBAI - Global architecture and engineering firm Ellerbe Becket, which celebrated its centennial year on October 14, expects to continue pursuing innovative designs which made the company one of the most influential and easily-recognisable names in its field.
Global architecture and engineering firm Ellerbe Becket is celebrating its centennial anniversary.
Henry was eager to impress his audience amid the rise of a religious, some say anti-monarchical cult, around Becket," he said.
According to reports, Gehry's ambitious design for new Nets arena is too expensive for today's market and a new, trimmed down plan is expected to be unveiled by architects, Ellerbe Becket, in June.
Thomas Becket is part of the traditionalist Society of Pius X and not recognized by the Archdiocese of Portland, which oversees Catholic churches in western Oregon.
firm Ellerbe Becket, abandoned the campus fringe zone of dorms in favor of a residential quad located close to Park's academic core, rec facilities, and downtown Parkville.
District Judge John McBryde upheld the slaughter ban, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed an appeal on Merced's behalf, contending that the ordinance violates his constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.
Ellerbe Becket, a leader in architecture, engineering, interiors and the construction industry, has appointed Karim Khemakhem as its new interior design director for the Middle East office.
The action of Eliot's play takes place in and around Canterbury Cathedral when Thomas Becket returned to England in 1170.
YOUNG actor Mark Spriggs (above) played one of the knights who murdered Thomas Becket in a National Youth Theatre production of Murder in the Cathedral in Moscow.