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Murder of Thomas Becket at Christmas!

The murder of Thomas Becket was celebrated on the fifth day of Christmas to remember his killing in the year 1170 as Tony McMahon discovers

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The murder of Thomas Becket

No event shook late twelfth century England as much as the cold-blooded murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket in his own cathedral.  The knights who plunged their swords in to him as he clutched at his altar believed…

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Medieval Killer Priests who terrorised battlefields!

Medieval killer priests were men of the cloth who had no qualms about getting into armour and clubbing their enemies to death in battle

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The senseless massacre of Jews during the Crusades

Crusades began with the senseless massacre of Jewish people in Europe identified by mobs as being infidels like the Saracens

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