Anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England

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Historical Context Note

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.
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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 29 August 2014.]


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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion