29th December - Saint Thomas a Becket's Day

Thomas a BecketToday is Saint Thomas A Becket day.

Thomas was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral on 29th December 1170[1].

Salisbury’s Saint Thomas’ Church was named after the Archbishop. Since the de-consecration of Saint Edmunds Church, it has been dedicated to both Saints.

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[1] Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/St. Thomas Becket - Wikisource, the free online library