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Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury.

Saint Thomas Becket. England 12th century bishop

St. Thomas à Becket

Thomas Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury (1118-1170).

It is not a little remarkable that the only Romish shrine which has been publicly brought to notice in England during the last few years is that of à Becket, the representative of the unyielding supremacy of that church, which still demands not only spiritual but temporal power. Continue reading

Thomas Becket. Archbishop Ecclesiastical Costume.

Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole. Thomas Becket. Bishop Medieval Ecclesiastical Costume.

Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of Thomas Becket.

Thomas à Becket. Archbishop Ecclesiastical Costume.

Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery of the Twelfth Century.

Associated with:

  1. The life of Thomas à Becket. Archbishop of Canterbury.
  2. Byzantine costume history. 
  3. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
  4. The Ancient Greek Costume
  5. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century.
  6. Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.