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Why did Thomas Becket die?


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2010-03-10 17:19:44
2010-03-10 17:19:44

He was murdered by king Henry II as he went against him in an argument over the church

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Canterbury cathedral was the location of the martyrdom of St Thomas Becket.

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Thomas Becket was killed by knights . Whether or not that King Henry told him to, we just don't know.

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He died in the year 1170

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No, Thomas Becket was not a missionary.

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