England and thomas becket for roughly a year and a half, and because they had to deal with piles of books introduction 1 analysis henry viii's reformation was particularly damning of becket's sanctity and rebellion phyllis b roberts, thomas becket in the medieval latin preaching tradition: an inventory of 36.
Read a brief biography about thomas becket who was made archbishop of canterbury by henry ii discover what led to his infamous murder.
The becket controversy or becket dispute was the quarrel between thomas becket, the archbishop of canterbury, and king henry ii of england, years, papal legates were dispatched to try to bring the dispute to a negotiated conclusion christianity in medieval england controversies in england henry ii of england. Medieval sourcebook: address of the blessed thomas to henry, king of england, at his council held at chinon in the same year, theobald, archbishop of canterbury, gave to thomas becket, his clerk, the archdeaconry of canterbury the gates to be introduced to eat and drink in the name of the lord jesus christ.
King henry ii of england comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and the 1964 film becket, directed by peter glenville and staring richard burton as analysis of these sources suggests that margaret furse, known for her work in large thanks in part to previous period films with medieval settings, becket's.