The Becket Controversy in Recent Historiography

@article{Alexander1970TheBC,
  title={The Becket Controversy in Recent Historiography},
  author={James W. Alexander},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={1970},
  volume={9},
  pages={1 - 26}
}
December twenty-ninth of this year will mark the eight hundredth anniversary of the martyrdom of Thomas of Canterbury. There will be no such superfluity of books as commemorated the nine hundredth anniversary of the Conquest, the one hundredth of the American Civil War, or the fiftieth of the Soviet Revolution. Few will even recall the murder, since the propers have been deleted from the general calendar of the Roman Church. If Thomas's feast has been quietly dropped from the missal, his career… 
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