St. Thomas A. Becket Custom Medal - Sterling Silver
St. Thomas A. Becket Custom Medal - Yellow Gold
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St. Thomas A. Becket Custom Medal

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Available in Sterling Silver, 14kt Yellow Gold, and 14kt Gold-Filled.

Three sizes to choose from:
  • Large: 1 x 3/4 inch
  • Standard: 3/4 x 1/2 inch
  • Charm: 1/2 x 1/4 inch
Thomas, due to his friendship with King Henry II, was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury in 1162. However, they disagreed about the powers of the Church and the King, and which was more so. Thomas regularly clashed with Henry over such matters, and their friendship turned to rivalry, leading to Thomas's assassination in 1170 due to a misunderstanding between Henry and his men.

Born: 12/21/1119, London
Died: 12/29/1170, Canterbury Cathedral
Patronage: Clergy, Portsmouth, England, Secular clergy
Feast Day: December 29

All Bliss saint medal products are handmade in Rhode Island at every stage of production and include a lifetime manufacturer guarantee against tarnish or damage.

Brand: Catholic Inspirations