Sentence Examples with the word thomas a becket

The chief events connected with the county under the Norman kings were the capture of Rochester by William Rufus during the rebellion of Odo of Bayeux; the capture of Dover and Leeds castles by Stephen; the murder of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury in 1170; the submission of John to the pope's legate at Dover in 21 3, and the capture of Rochester Castle by the king in the same year.

The fine church of St Thomas a Becket is transitional between Norman and Early English, and has a beautiful Norman east end.

On a pilgrimage to St Thomas a Becket on the 2nd of August 1451.