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The “Unfinished Vespers” of St. Thomas Becket – 1170

For St. Thomas Becket.
A reader – who picked this up from Jeffrey Morse – writes:
More bloodshed remembered on this 5th day of Christmas- St Thomas (Becket) of Canterbury- murdered in his Cathedral during the singing of Vespers on this day … Continue reading

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WAY Too Cool! St. Thomas Becket’s prayer book

From The Guardian:
Thomas Becket’s personal book of psalms ‘found in Cambridge library’
Historian claims the Psalter is ‘undoubtedly’ the property of martyred saint, and that he may have been holding it when he was murdered
A Cambridge academic believes he has discovered … Continue reading

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