Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket

Warrior, Priest, Rebel : A Nine-hundred-year Old Story Retold

Book - 2012
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A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history - the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his sacred honor.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9781400069071
Branch Call Number: 942.031092 BEC -G 4565 1


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patienceandfortitude Dec 07, 2012

This is a well-written biography/history. I learned a great deal about the politics in medieval times, both within the royalty and the church hierarchy. Guy does a good job of explaining the complex personalities and issues involved.

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