This Day in History Entry #46

December 29th, 2009 by Wordsman

Thomas proved to be Henry’s black beast
But did he really want him deceased?
Four knights him overheard
Took him just at his word
And rid him of that turbulent priest

Event: Assassination of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury
Year: 1170
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  1. Gramma F Says:

    Later – inspired Chaucer to write tales not brief –

  2. Gramma F Says:

    Well worth visiting Canterbury if you get the chance.

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