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The Quest for Becket"s Bones

The Mystery of the Relics of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury

by John Butler

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • British & Irish history,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9317095M
    ISBN 100300068956
    ISBN 109780300068955

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"The Quest for Becket's Bones" by John Butler. Subtitled: "The Mystery of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury". Yale University Press, St.

Thomas a Becket opposed the actions of his king, Henry II, who "wished" that he was rid of that priest Some of Henry's knights dispatched Thomas in Canterbury Cathedral in Cited by: 6. The Quest for Becket's Bones book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In Januaryworkmen excavating the eastern crypt o /5. The history of the quest for Becket's bones is a compelling story of politics, science, conjecture, romanticism, and mystery. This book tells that story, sifting the known evidence, uncovering much that is new, and suggesting several hypotheses for the resting place of the elusive bones.

"The Quest for Becket's Bones" by John Butler. Subtitled: "The Mystery of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury". Yale University Press, St.

Thomas a Becket opposed the actions of his king, Henry II, who "wished" that he was rid of that priest Some of Henry's knights dispatched Thomas in Canterbury Cathedral in /5(20). This book recounts the story of the quest for St Thomas Becket's bones over eight centuries and includes evidence that has only recently come to light.

A story of politics, science, religion, conjecture and romanticism, it explores the mystery of the survival of Catholic England's most precious relics and presents a hypothesis as to their fate/5(14).

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Subtitled: "The Mystery of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury". Yale University Press, St. Thomas a Becket opposed the actions of his king, Henry II, who "wished" that he was rid of that priest Some of Henry's knights dispatched Thomas in Canterbury Cathedral in /5(16).

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A story of politics, science, religion, conjecture and romanticism, it explores the mystery of the survival of Catholic England's most precious relics and presents a hypothesis as to their : John R.

Butler. Recounts the story of the quest for Becket's bones during the eight centuries since his murder in December by the knights of Henry II. Weighing the evidence, this book explores the mystery of the whereabouts of the relics of England's greatest saints.

This book recounts the story of the quest for St Thomas Becket's bones over eight centuries and includes evidence that has only recently come to light. A story of politics, science, religion, conjecture and romanticism, it explores the mystery of the survival of Catholic England's most precious relics and presents a hypothesis as to their fate/5(13).

By far the most detailed account of Becket's bones is contained in John Butler's 'The Quest for Becket's Bones' (Yale Univerity Press, ) but later events such as the exhumation and Cecil Humphery-Smith's statement in appeared after it had gone to press. However, in his book Butler seems to suspect that Bickersteth and Shirley were.

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Books /5(5). Butler made that discovery too late for inclusion in his new book, “The Quest for Becket’s Bones,” recently published in Britain and the United States by Yale University : GRAHAM HEATHCOTE.

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th Century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of a pilgrimage tour through south east.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Quest for Becket's Bones: This is an utterly fascinating book, replete with images of the Canterbury Cathedral and vintage art pieces depicting the murder of Becket.

The text itself is well-written, impeccably organized, and never dull for one moment/5. This is the second book in the Quest for the Spark series. This series wraps up with volume three. This was a great continuation of the story that started in book 1, and is full of adventure and excitement/5.

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(New Haven: Yale University Press. xii, $) In two men, searching for the bones of St. Thomas Becket, attempted to break into a tomb in Canterbury : M. Diane Krantz. This book marks the th anniversary of the translation of Thomas Becket’s relics in from the crypt of Canterbury Cathedral to the shrine in the Trinity Chapel.

In it, John Butler carefully sifts the evidence about the fate of Becket’s bones when the shrine was destroyed inand he explores a series of probing questions.

According to John Butler, author of book The Quest for Becket’s Bones: the Mystery of the Relics of St Thomas Becket, a reliquary, or casket for holding a .the quest for becket's bones The Mystery of the Relics of St Thomas Becket of Canterbury, numerous illustrations in colour and b&w from illuminated manuscripts, engravings, paintings and modern photographs, bibliographical notes and index, xii & pp, blue boards in d/w, extremities of boards a trifle rubbed, spine of d/w faded, otherwise in.