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Identifications:Saints, Relics, and PilgrimagesHist 4B: Section Assignment #4Saints, Relics, and Pilgrimages:These three things were what many turned to during hardship.During the time of war and the Black Death, people were desperate and willing to do anything toget the attention and help of God and the Saints.Thomas Becket:Thomas Becket was the chancellor and good friend of Henry II. In 1162,Henry chose to give Thomas the position of archbishop of Canterbury, however, Thomas did notprove to be the man Henry wanted in the position. While he was archbishop, Thomas acted as arelentless “royal enemy”. The conflict between Henry and Thomas Becket became so intensethat Becket ran away to France. A truce was offered by Henry but later Becket excommunicatedseveral of Henry’s followers. Becket was ultimately murdered by a number of Henry’ssupporters that he had angered.Purgatory and Indulgences:The souls of those who had gone to confession but had not yet

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History, Catholicism, The Bible, Middle Ages 475 1350, Renaissance 1330 1550, Protestant Reformation 1517 1648, The Scientific Revolution 1550 1700, The Enlightenment 1650 1800, Jan Hus, Thomas Becket, avignon papacy, english peasants, papal authority Defensor

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