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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 610 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AUTHO BITIES.-Original:—The correspondence of Becket and most of the contemporary biographies are collected by J. C. Robert-son in Materials for the History of Thomas Becket (7 vols., Rolls Series, 1875-1885). See also the Vie de Saint Thomas, by Garnier de Pont Sainte Maxence (ed. Hippeau, Paris, 1859). For the chronology of the controversy see Eyton's Itinerary of Henry II. Modern: Morris, Life and Martyrdom of St Thomas Becket (London, 1885) ; Lhuillier, Saint Thomas de Cantorbery (2 vols., Paris, 1891–1892) ; J. C. Robertson, Becket (London, 1859) ; F. W. Maitland, Roman Canon Law in the Church of England, c. iv.; J. A. Fronde in his Short Studies, vol. iv., and Freeman in his Historical Essays (1871), give noteworthy but conflicting appreciations. (H. W. C. D.)
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