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A-Z: General definitions: Canterbury Pilgrim
In Medieval England, Canterbury was a common destination for pilgrims, especially after the martyrdom of Thomas Becket in 1170. Pilgrims would travel to see his shrine, at which it was believed miracles occurred.
Cathedral city in Kent in S E England, which is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the operational head of the Church of England.
1. Someone who undertakes a journey to a holy place (such as a biblical site or the shrines of the saints) to seek God's help, to give thanks or as an act of penance. 2. A Christian journeying through life towards heaven.
Some one who suffers for their beliefs or faith, typically by being killed.
1. Thomas, St. One of the twelve apostles 2. St Thomas Becket, (?1118-70). Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162) and martyr.
A place regarded as holy where people go to worship.
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