Who killed Thomas Becket?
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.

What’s on at the British Museum in 2021?
27 November 2020

From the story of one of Rome’s most infamous emperors, to the assassination of Thomas Becket, see what special exhibitions are coming up in our 2021 programme. 

Buried treasure: top 10 finds
9 July 2020

We mark a milestone of 1.5 million finds recorded by the Portable Antiquities Scheme with a look back at the top 10 treasures from the last 23 years.

Thomas Becket: the murder that shook the Middle Ages
28 December 2019

Discover how the assassination of Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on 29 December 1170 changed the course of history…