Thomas à Becket
biographical name — see becket

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thomas à Becket — see BECKET Saint Thomas à …   English World dictionary

  • Thomas a Becket — noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II s attempts to control the clergy (1118 1170) • Syn: ↑Becket, ↑Saint Thomas a Becket, ↑St. Thomas a Becket • Topics: ↑Roman… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomas à Becket — /tom euhs euh bek it/ Saint. See Becket, Saint Thomas à. * * * …   Universalium

  • Thomas à Becket — /tɒməs ə ˈbɛkət/ (say tomuhs uh bekuht) noun Saint → Becket …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thomas A Becket Middle School — Infobox UK school name = Thomas A Becket Middle School size = latitude = 50.8274 longitude = 0.3907 dms = motto = Academic and Sporting Excellence motto pl = established = 1985 approx = closed = c approx = type = Middle deemed Primary religion =… …   Wikipedia

  • Church of St Thomas à Becket, Capel — Church of St Thomas à Becket, Capel, from the southwest …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Thomas a Becket — noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II s attempts to control the clergy (1118 1170) • Syn: ↑Becket, ↑Thomas a Becket, ↑St. Thomas a Becket • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Thomas a Becket — noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II s attempts to control the clergy (1118 1170) • Syn: ↑Becket, ↑Thomas a Becket, ↑Saint Thomas a Becket • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic …   Useful english dictionary

  • St Thomas á Becket Catholic Comprehensive School — is a secondary school in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. The incumbent headteacher is Brian S.L. Donnellan. The school consistently achieves high G.C.S.E. results and is amongst the best in the Wakefield Local Authority area… …   Wikipedia

  • Becket, Saint Thomas à — Beck·et (bĕkʹĭt), Saint Thomas à. 1118? 1170. English Roman Catholic martyr. Chancellor to Henry II after 1154, he was appointed archbishop of Canterbury (1162) and fell into disfavor with the king. Charged with misappropriating crown funds… …   Universalium

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