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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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British media said the fragment could have been taken when Becket was re-buried in the cathedral in 1220.
In the cathedral, which was established in 597AD and has been rebuilt through the years, we were shown a sculpture which marks the spot where Becket met his end and, in the crypt, an Anthony Gormley figure hovers over the area where Becket's first tomb was sited.
Thomas Becket Catholic School are part of the St Thomas of Canterbury Federation of schools which comprises of:
The plays at the festival were performed in the Chapter House, which was located roughly fifty yards from the side chapel in Canterbury Cathedral, where Thomas Becket, then Archbishop, had been assassinated by a series of sword blows to the head, on December 29, 1170, 764 years earlier.
Late in 2011, Becket filed the first suit against the mandate on behalf of Belmont Abbey College, a school founded by Benedictine monks.
Becket era hijo de un comerciante y gracias al patrocinio de influyentes personajes de la curia diocesana llego a ser archidiacono de Canterbury y canciller de Inglaterra.
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.
1170: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered in his own cathedral by four knights, believing they were acting on Henry II's orders.
Thomas Becket (1118-1170) as the soil caved in, and his survival was declared a miracle.
THOMAS BECKET CHURCH STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, pounds 500,000 The transformation of a listed bell tower in bedroom family home is very much a work in progress.
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.