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One of the most famous people buried at Canterbury is Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury during the 12th century. Becket was murdered in 1170 and later became a saint. His tomb at Canterbury Cathedral became a popular pilgrimage site during the Middle Ages.

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Thomas Beckett.

Also a nice little pub just round the corner from Canterbury Cathedral!

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