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He was entrusted with many responsibilities by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Theobald of Bec. Becket also had a good relationship with King Henry II prior to being consecrated as archbishop.
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How long was thomas becket archbishop?

  Thomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury for only 8 years 1162 until his death in 1170. Incidently, he spent a large portion of this time in exile in France.

How did Thomas becket become an archbishop?

  Thomas Becket was a good friend of and chancellor to the then King Henry II. He was the king's sponser for Archbishop of Canterbury-the leading post in the English Churc
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Why was thomas becket archbishop of Canterbury?

Thomas Becket became The Archbishop of Canterbury because King Henry II wanted him archbishop. He wanted him archbishop because Becket was his best friend and he wanted Becket
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Who replaced thomas becket archbishop?

After the murder of Thomas Becket the Archbishopric remained vacant for two years. The king wanted to install his own candidate (the bishop of Meaux), but the monks insisted o