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Two Archbishops of Canterbury, Four Hundred Years Apart

Thomas Becket and Thomas Cranmer I had this nagging feeling when I started the run of four Tudor men with the name of Thomas that one of them might be the reincarnation of Thomas Becket. Finally, I compared Becket with … Continue reading

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What Should We Do About Criminous Clerks?

Why Henry II and Thomas Becket Fell Out For friends and partners-in-crime, it took an age-old problem to split them up: handing over priests and other clergy who have committed secular crimes to the justice system of the country, not … Continue reading

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