Henry II and Thomas Becket

Question 1 of 13

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In what year did Becket become the royal chancellor?

Select one of the following:

  • 1155

  • 1170

  • 1162

Question 2 of 13

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In what year did Becket become the archbishop of Canterbury?

Select one of the following:

  • 1162

  • 1155

  • 1168

Question 3 of 13

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What was the main Constitution that Becket and Henry disagreed on?

Select one of the following:

  • The punishment of Criminous Clerks

  • Henry's abrasive attempts to get the bishops to support his constitutions

  • His attitude towards Becket and the Church as subordinate to the crown

Question 4 of 13

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When did Becket flee England and go into exile?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 November 1164

  • 20 January 1164

  • 7 November 1165

Question 5 of 13

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Becket returned from exile to England 2 November 1164

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 13

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When was Becket murdered?

Select one of the following:

  • 29 December 1170

  • 1 December 1170

  • Christmas Day 1170

Question 7 of 13

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Peace was ratified for Henry's contribution towards Becket's murder at Clarendon 1172?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 13

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When was Young Henry crowned by Archbishop Roger of York?

Select one of the following:

  • 14 June 1170

  • 1 December 1170

  • 3 March 1170

Question 9 of 13

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What date was the Treaty of Avranches?

Select one of the following:

  • 21 May 1172

  • 21 Feb 1173

  • 29 Dec 1170

Question 10 of 13

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Thomas was canonised by the Pope on 21 May 1172

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 13

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When and where was a reconciliation reached between Henry and Becket?

Select one of the following:

  • July 1170 Freteval

  • Jan 1169 Montmirail

  • Autumn 1169 Montmarte

Question 12 of 13

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Becket warned Henry of what would happen if he were to become archbishop

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 13

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Select THREE Constitutions of Clarendon

Select one or more of the following:

  • Restore the crown's right to control the elections to high ecclesiastical offices

  • Stop vassals of the King from being excommunicated

  • Remove all powers of the Church that impeded on Henry's new rules introduced by his restoration of royal authority campaign

  • Punish criminous clerks in a secular court and receive an appropriate secular punishment for crimes

  • Prevent sheriffs from being excommunicated

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Henry II and Thomas Becket

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AS - Level A Level History Revision (4. Dispute with Thomas Becket) Quiz on Henry II and Thomas Becket, created by cp95 on 02/04/2014.

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