Anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England (38 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

A wave of anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England sees many relics, images and shrines destroyed. These notably include the shrine of Thomas a Beckett at Canterbury, which had stood since 1220 and been a focus of pilgrimages ever since.

Citation:
Editors. "Anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14609, accessed 30 April 2017.]


Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion

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