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Murder in the Cathedral | Study Guide

T. S. Eliot

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Overview

Author

T. S. Eliot

Year Published

1935

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, History, Tragedy

About the Title

The title Murder in the Cathedral references the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket (c. 1118–70) in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, at the behest of King Henry II (1133–89) of England, who is also a subject of the play. The conflict between the two men arises over disagreement regarding the power of the English government versus that of the Catholic Church.

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