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Cheapside 90 (EC2)

Saint Thomas Becket

London 1118 - Canterbury 1170
Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
date?

London /  Saint Thomas Becket   London /  Saint Thomas Becket

Description

Bronze relief portrait, inscribed S. TOMAS.

Information Sign

On the same house is a sign explaining that Saint Thomas Becket 'Son of Gilbert Becket, Mercer, was born here c1120.'

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°30'49" - W 0°5'31")

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