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The Resource Thomas Becket : warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold, John Guy

Thomas Becket : warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold, John Guy

Label
Thomas Becket : warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold
Title
Thomas Becket
Title remainder
warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold
Statement of responsibility
John Guy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on the full panoply of medieval sources, Guy sheds new light on the relationship between Saint Thomas à Becket and England's greatest medieval king, Henry II, separating truth from centuries of mythmaking, and casting doubt on the long-held assumption that the headstrong rivals were once close friends. He also provides the fullest accounting yet for Becket's seemingly radical transformation from worldly bureaucrat to devout man of God
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guy, J. A.
Dewey number
  • 942.03/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA209.T4
LC item number
G89 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas
  • Christian martyrs
  • Christian saints
  • Statesmen
  • Great Britain
Label
Thomas Becket : warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold, John Guy
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223100101188
  • 31223100101162
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancestry -- Upbringing -- Politics -- Paris -- A fresh start -- Apprentice -- Into the limelight -- Arrival at court -- Royal minister -- Bureaucrat and judge -- Warrior -- A solitary man -- Render unto Caesar -- Archbishop -- A broken relationship -- Conversion -- The clash -- Clarendon -- Northampton -- Exile -- Attack and counter-attack -- Search for a settlement -- The case against Becket -- Cat and mouse -- A trial of strength -- Return to Canterbury -- Murder in the cathedral -- Aftermath -- Martyr
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 424 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400069071
Lccn
2011042794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, geneal. table
System control number
  • 757465774
  • (OCoLC)757465774
Label
Thomas Becket : warrior, priest, rebel : a nine-hundred-year-old story retold, John Guy
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223100101188
  • 31223100101162
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancestry -- Upbringing -- Politics -- Paris -- A fresh start -- Apprentice -- Into the limelight -- Arrival at court -- Royal minister -- Bureaucrat and judge -- Warrior -- A solitary man -- Render unto Caesar -- Archbishop -- A broken relationship -- Conversion -- The clash -- Clarendon -- Northampton -- Exile -- Attack and counter-attack -- Search for a settlement -- The case against Becket -- Cat and mouse -- A trial of strength -- Return to Canterbury -- Murder in the cathedral -- Aftermath -- Martyr
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxii, 424 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400069071
Lccn
2011042794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, geneal. table
System control number
  • 757465774
  • (OCoLC)757465774

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