Truth or Legend? Thomas Becket in Flanders
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Truth or Legend? Thomas Becket in Flanders

(Greet Verschatse) The Low Countries - 2000, № 8, pp. 274-275

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When, in 1164, Archbishop Thomas Becket opposed the arrogations the English king, Henry II of the Plantagenets, placed on the English church, he incurred the wrath of both the royal court and the English clergy. Was Thomas Becket also known in Flanders during his lifetime?

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