Toate seminariile din domeniul Limbi Straine

  • British culture and civilisation

    The Plantagenets (The Angevins) Henry II (1154-89) : The first of the Plantagenets, he reigned over quite an empire stretching from the Scottish border to the Pyrenees. His controversy with Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury (1162), ended in 1170 with the latter’s murder in the Canterbury Cathedral, apparently by order of the former. Thomas Becket was sanctified and his shrine in Canterbury attracted thousands of pilgrims (see Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales). The...