The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral are held to be one of the best-preserved and most complete set of medieval stained glass, notably celebrated for their colours, especially their cobalt blue.They cover 2600 square metres in total and consist of 172 bays illustrating biblical scenes, the lives of the saints and scenes from the life of trade guilds of the period.
The Becket miracle windows were attacked and Puritan divine Richard Culmer took a pike staff to the Royal Window of 1482-3, destroying a large image of Becket and the accompanying scenes of the Joys of the Virgin Mary. In East Anglia the iconoclastic exploits of William Dowsing, responsible for destroying scores of stained glass images in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, is another well documented.
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Thomas A Becket a.k.a. Thomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He engaged in conflict with Henry II of England over the rights and privileges of the Church and was murdered by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. Soon after his death, he was canonised.
Becket was born about 1118, (4) or in 1120 according to later tradition. (1) He was born in Cheapside, London, on 21 December, which was the feast day of St Thomas the Apostle.He was the son of Gilbert Beket and Gilbert's wife Matilda. (note 2) Gilbert's father was from Thierville in the lordship of Brionne in Normandy, and was either a small landowner or a petty knight. (1).
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Golden Valley Dorstone Arthurs Stone Peterchurch Vowchurch Dore Abbey Ewyas Harold A day trip to view the churches of Herefordshire’s magnificent Golden Valley I must confess I hadn’t heard of Golden Valley, at the foot of the Black Mountains in the Welsh Border area, until I saw the DVD of Shadowlands. The film is about C.S. Lewis’s tragic romance with American poet and writer Joy.
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Death had an important and pervasive presence in the middle ages. It was a theme in medieval public life, finding expression both in literature and art. The beliefs and procedures accompanying death were both complex and fascinating.Christopher Daniell's appproach to this subject is unusual 1n bringing together knowledge accumulated from historical, archaeological and literary sources.
Catherine and Margaret: Vernacular Virgins and the Golden Legend. Authors; Authors and affiliations; Maud Burnett McInerney; Chapter. 19 Downloads; Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA) Abstract. The work of women like Hildegard and Hrotsvitha reflects communities of religious women for whom the virgin body, whether that of Agnes, Ursula, or even Pelagius, served as the guarantee.
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When the cult of St Thomas of Canterbury, the murdered Archbishop Thomas Becket, was proscribed by Henry VIII in 1538, references to him had to be deleted from service books and devotional works throughout the land. The image of the martyrdom of Thomas in this fragment of Mirk’s Festial is crossed out relatively lightly, suggesting a hope that the proscription might be reversed, as it was.
We may not all eat from golden plates, but there is not a one of us 21st-century Americans who isn’t richer than Thomas Becket was. (Or richer than his king, for that matter.) And while King.
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Saint Thomas Becket. Thomas Becket (1118-1170), Archbishop of Canterbury and martyr. Thomas was appointed Chancellor of England in 1155, and was a close associate of King Henry II. However, shortly after Thomas was named Archbishop of Canterbury, their relationship soured, eventually resulting in Thomas' six-year exile in France. Not long after his return to England, Thomas was murdered by.Thomas St. photo and image search. Search six million images spanning more than 25,000 years of world history, from before the Stone Age to the dawn of the Space Age and find the perfect picture for your project from Granger.Synonyms for St. Thomas a Becket in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for St. Thomas a Becket. 3 synonyms for St. Thomas a Becket: Becket, Saint Thomas a Becket, Thomas a Becket. What are synonyms for St. Thomas a Becket?