St. Thomas a' Becket

St. Thomas a' Becket is considered a saint by both Catholics and Anglicans, and was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral by order of King Henry II.  Thomas tried to serve both God and his country, but could not, and was assassinated for his loyalty to the Church.

This French enamelled reliquary is one of 45 remaining examples:

 St. Thomas a' Becket, pray for us!

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