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SAINT THOMAS OF CANTERBURY AND HIS BIOGRAPHERS.' Vita 8. Tkomse
Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi et Martyris. Epistolse Sancti Thomas
Cantuariemis et aliorum. Gilberti Episcopi Londoniensis Epistolie.
Herberti de Boseham Opera quse extant omnia. Edidit J. A. Giles,
LL.D. 8 volumes. Oxford, 1845. Joannis Sarisburiensis Opera omnia.
Collegit J. A. Giles, J.C.D. 5 volumes. Oxford, 1848. Tlie History
of Latin Christianity. By Henry Hart Mil- man, D.D. Vol. III.
London, 1854. The Life and Martyrdom of Saint Tiiomas Becket,
Archbishop of Canterbury and Legate of the Holy See. By John
Morris, Canon of Northampton. London, 185!). Becket, ArclMslwp of
Canterbury. A Biography. By James Craigie Robertson, M.A., Canon of
Canterbury. London, A Full catalogue of the materials for the
history of the wonderful man whose name heads this Article, a
complete list of all the books, old and new, of which he has been
the subject, would take up a space rather suited for an article
itself than for the mere heading of one. We have selected a few
only of the most recent and important. We have original materials
of every sort, ? chronicles, biographies, private letters,
state-papers; we have the panegyrics of friends, the invectives of
enemies, the correspondence of theman himself. And as his own age
was divided in its opinion of him, ours seems to be divided no
less. He has still enemies who pursue him with the fierceness of a
Gilbert Foliot, and idolators who worship him with the devotion of
a Herbert of Bosham. There is hardly any man of past times for
estimating whose life and character we have such ample means. Every
action of his own, every action of others with regard to him, has
been chronicled and commented on by men who were both eyewitnesses
and actors. And there are few men ab...
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