Reconstructing and Interpreting a Thirteenth-Century Office for the Translation of Thomas Becket

@article{Reames2005ReconstructingAI,
  title={Reconstructing and Interpreting a Thirteenth-Century Office for the Translation of Thomas Becket},
  author={S. Reames},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={2005},
  volume={80},
  pages={118 - 170}
}
  • S. Reames
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Speculum
  • The translation of Thomas Becket's relics from the crypt of Canterbury Cathedral to the magnificent shrine at the east end of the cathedral proper, on July 7, 1220, was one of the great symbolic events in the life of the medieval English church. The dignitaries who took part in the ceremony included the young king, Henry III; the chief justiciar, Hubert de Burgh; the papal legate, Pandulf; the archbishops of Canterbury, Reims, and an unidentified see in Hungary; most of the diocesan bishops of… CONTINUE READING
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