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  1. 1. The Relationship of Friendship between two important historic people <ul><li>Author: Sandy Lupusor; </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher: Efros Daniela; </li></ul><ul><li>Form: 7 th </li></ul>
  2. 2. Henry II <ul><li>Henry II became king of England in 1154. </li></ul><ul><li>Henry II he ruled as King of England and, at various times, controlled parts of Wales, Scotland and western France. Henry, the great-grandson of William the Conqueror, was the first of the House of Plantagenet to rule England. Henry was the first to use the title <<King of England>>. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Canterbury Cathedral <ul><li>In this year Canterbury Cathedral was the most powerful religious centre in the country. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Thomas Becket <ul><li>One archbishop recommended Thomas to the king. </li></ul><ul><li>He was tall and thin, with dark hair and a pale face, with an extraordinary memory. </li></ul>
  5. 5. They became very good friends <ul><li>In a short time they became inseparable. </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas, older than king with 15 years may have felt as an elder-brother. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Becket helped king <ul><li>He helped king in state affairs. </li></ul><ul><li>And in his private life. </li></ul>
  7. 7. King made Thomas Chancellor <ul><li>Thomas became Chancellor of England. </li></ul><ul><li>Than he became Archbishop . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thomas became rich <ul><li>He became as rich as the king if not richer. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Henry II wanted to control the church with Becket <ul><li>Becket wanted to protect the rights of the church. </li></ul><ul><li>Their relationship became antagonistic. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Misinterpreted words <ul><li><< Will none of this idle people who eat my bread rid me of this trouble-some priest >> </li></ul><ul><li>Some of knights misinterpreted those violent words. </li></ul>
  11. 11.  Thomas died  <ul><li>On 29 th of December those knights cut down Becket with their swords right on steps of the altar. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Many peoples started to visit Thomas tomb. <ul><li>King c ame to Thomas tomb too. </li></ul><ul><li>And Canterbury Cathedral has become a place of pilgrimage for sick people. </li></ul>
  13. 13.  The END !!!  <ul><li>Slide Show By ME !!! </li></ul>

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