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Thomas Beckets of Libya and Britain?

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Darkness had just fallen over southern England on December 29 in 1170, when four armed and overzealous knights, encouraged by an enraged and explosive king, burst into Canterbury Cathedral. The knights, tightly gripping and swinging their swords, shouted, “Where is Thomas Becket, traitor to the king and the realm?” Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, stepped forward and said in a calm voice, “I am here, no traitor, but a priest. Why do you seek me?” When Thomas Becket refused the knights demand, to lift the excommunication of several of King Henry’s supporters, they immediately murdered the archbishop. An eyewitness claimed, “At the third…