Becket Murder


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Lesson Snapshot:

  • Henry II ruled as King of England
  • He had bad temper
  • Henry’s desire to reform the relationship with the Church led to conflict with his former friend Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Thomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170

Worksheet Task:

  • Aimed at Students studying across KS3 or equivalent
  • Premium resource
  • INVESTIGATE the murder using a number of clues
  • PRIORITIZE the reasons the murder happened
  • Use as you wish in the classroom or home environment
  • Use with other Middle Ages History Lessons & Resources
  • Includes challenging questions