St. Thomas Becket - Lectern Frontal LF988
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey
Thomas, Bishop and Martyr (1118 - 1170). Also
known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury (See LF988B & LF988D).
Feast Day is observed on 29th December.
Born a Londoner, he rose to be Chancellor of
England under Henry II and later Archbishop of Canterbury. This consecration
initiated a religious conversion in Thomas. Disputes with Henry II led him to
exile in France for seven years. He returned to Canterbury to an uncertain
future and was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral 29th December 1170, he was
declared a saint just three years later.
He is honoured as patron of pastoral clergy in England.
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