Why was becket made archbishop of cantenbury?

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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 Church-the

Archbishop of Canterbury by thomas becket?

Thomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

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