   starter activity ?
 
The Wheel of Fortune Which king is the weakest link?
Why was Becket murdered?
Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 key events that led to Becket’s death </li></ul><ul><li>To use evidence to explain murder </li...
Activate <ul><li>In groups use the sources on pages 58 - 60 to continue annotating your picture </li></ul><ul><li>As you s...
Henry & Becket as friends <ul><li>1154 Henry becomes king </li></ul><ul><li>Becket becomes chancellor (chief adviser) </li...
Who was responsible for Becket’s death? A murder investigation
<ul><li>http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/psp/resources/Secondary/History/Year_7/Interpreting_the_murder_of_Thom/Becket_starter.swf <...
Use the next few slides to explain the two views (interpretations) of Becket’s murder. Was it:- Beckets own fault?? Henry’...
Church courts- how is this a cause?  <ul><li>Church courts didn’t really punish priests and monks for serious crimes </li>...
Becket becomes Archbishop <ul><li>Henry appoints Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1161 </li></ul><ul><li>Becket goes ...
Constitutions of Clarendon <ul><li>Henry passes a law, Constitutions of Clarendon in 1164 </li></ul><ul><li>Church court c...
Becket flees the country <ul><li>Realizing he is danger, Becket flees England </li></ul><ul><li>Seeks exile at Pontigny Ab...
Coronation of Henry’s son <ul><li>Henry asks Archbishop of York to crown his son </li></ul><ul><li>This was Becket’s job <...
Reconciliation <ul><li>Becket & Henry meet in France in July 1170 - they make up! </li></ul><ul><li>Becket returns to Engl...
Becket breaks Henry’s trust <ul><li>Within days of his return, Becket excommunicates (expels) all barons & bishops who had...
Henry loses his patience <ul><li>One bishop tells Henry, “While Thomas lives, you will not have peace and quiet, nor see g...
Four knights overhear Henry <ul><li>Four knights, led by Reginald FitzUrse decide to speak to Becket on Henry’s behalf </l...
 
Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 key events that led to Becket’s death </li></ul><ul><li>To use evidence to explain the 2 diffe...
Homework <ul><li>Write a conclusion to ‘Who is most responsible for Becket’s death - Becket or Henry? </li></ul><ul><li>Ex...
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Becket

  1. 1.  starter activity ?
  2. 3. The Wheel of Fortune Which king is the weakest link?
  3. 4. Why was Becket murdered?
  4. 5. Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 key events that led to Becket’s death </li></ul><ul><li>To use evidence to explain murder </li></ul><ul><li>To analyse and reach conclusions over the responsibility for Becket’s death and evaluating the two interpretations </li></ul>
  5. 6. Activate <ul><li>In groups use the sources on pages 58 - 60 to continue annotating your picture </li></ul><ul><li>As you study each source add labels of new information </li></ul><ul><li>Use ‘Who, What, Where, When, How’ - leave WHY </li></ul>
  6. 7. Henry & Becket as friends <ul><li>1154 Henry becomes king </li></ul><ul><li>Becket becomes chancellor (chief adviser) </li></ul><ul><li>Work together to ensure country is run well and barons administer justice fairly </li></ul>
  7. 8. Who was responsible for Becket’s death? A murder investigation
  8. 9. <ul><li>http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/psp/resources/Secondary/History/Year_7/Interpreting_the_murder_of_Thom/Becket_starter.swf </li></ul>
  9. 10. Use the next few slides to explain the two views (interpretations) of Becket’s murder. Was it:- Beckets own fault?? Henry’s fault??
  10. 11. Church courts- how is this a cause? <ul><li>Church courts didn’t really punish priests and monks for serious crimes </li></ul><ul><li>What did Henry want to do??? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Becket becomes Archbishop <ul><li>Henry appoints Becket as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1161 </li></ul><ul><li>Becket goes through a character transformation </li></ul><ul><li>He becomes pious and takes the job very seriously! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Constitutions of Clarendon <ul><li>Henry passes a law, Constitutions of Clarendon in 1164 </li></ul><ul><li>Church court cases must now be held in king’s courts </li></ul><ul><li>Becket agrees, but then changes his mind </li></ul>
  13. 14. Becket flees the country <ul><li>Realizing he is danger, Becket flees England </li></ul><ul><li>Seeks exile at Pontigny Abbey, France </li></ul><ul><li>Henry is furious! </li></ul>
  14. 15. Coronation of Henry’s son <ul><li>Henry asks Archbishop of York to crown his son </li></ul><ul><li>This was Becket’s job </li></ul><ul><li>Becket is furious! </li></ul>
  15. 16. Reconciliation <ul><li>Becket & Henry meet in France in July 1170 - they make up! </li></ul><ul><li>Becket returns to England </li></ul><ul><li>Henry remains in Normandy to deal with matters in his lands </li></ul>
  16. 17. Becket breaks Henry’s trust <ul><li>Within days of his return, Becket excommunicates (expels) all barons & bishops who had supported Henry </li></ul><ul><li>Asks Pope to punish the Archbishop of York </li></ul>
  17. 18. Henry loses his patience <ul><li>One bishop tells Henry, “While Thomas lives, you will not have peace and quiet, nor see good days” </li></ul><ul><li>Henry cries out “Are you all cowards? Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?” </li></ul>
  18. 19. Four knights overhear Henry <ul><li>Four knights, led by Reginald FitzUrse decide to speak to Becket on Henry’s behalf </li></ul><ul><li>Henry sent a messenger, but he was too late! </li></ul>
  19. 21. Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 key events that led to Becket’s death </li></ul><ul><li>To use evidence to explain the 2 different interpretations </li></ul><ul><li>To analyse and reach conclusions over the responsibility for Becket’s death </li></ul>
  20. 22. Homework <ul><li>Write a conclusion to ‘Who is most responsible for Becket’s death - Becket or Henry? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the arguments for Becket being responsible for his own death </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the arguments for Henry II being responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Decide who you think has the greatest responsibility </li></ul>

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