Anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England

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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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Editors. "Anti-papal iconoclasm in southern England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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