February 19, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Matthew on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 5:42am.

Here are some more sentences on history I'd like you to check.

1) In particular, he wanted to defend his own interests by nominating the bishops.
2) First, he made his best friend, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury,the chief bishop in England. However, Beckett opposed him to defend the interests of the Church. He refused to comply with the Constitutions of Clarendon and the conflict dragged on for a long time.
3) Beckett himself was in exile for five years - until December 29, 1170, when Beckett was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral by four knights.
4) He became a martyr and a saint and pilgrims from all over England visited his shrine in Canterbury Cathedral.
5) Henry II's eldest son Richard I, better known as the Lionheart, was celebrated as a legendary figure for his courage and personal charm.
6) During the ten years of his reign, he first joined the Third Crusade, then he went to France to defend his possessions against the French King Philip II and was killed there while besieging a castle.

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