On the anniversary of Thomas Becket’s translation, Dr John Jenkins from the Centre for Pilgrimage Studies at the University of York explains why the movement of Becket’s bones to a new shrine on 7 July 1220 was so significant.
7 July 2021
5 July 2021
Over 350 years after Thomas Becket’s death, his shrine was destroyed by agents of King Henry VIII. Professor Alec Ryrie from the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University investigates why.
22 April 2021
Curators Lloyd de Beer and Naomi Speakman investigate the murder of Thomas Becket and what we know about the perpetrators of this notorious crime.