St. Thomas Becket - Poster A3 (STP988C)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saint's Feast day(s) is printed at the top of the poster.
Thomas, Bishop and Martyr (1118 - 1170).
Also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury (See STP988B & STP988D).
Feastday 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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