A biography of the archbishop of canterbury that reads like a premium-cable costume drama.
Denis Dutton teaches philosophy at the University of canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Archbishop of canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, will baptise Prince George.
Note to royal couple: Stay away from canterbury Cathedral, where Thomas à Becket was whacked near the stairs to the crypt.
In his address, the Archbishop of canterbury spoke of the 'thoughts and prayers' of the nation beign with Philip.
Four of his knights took him at his word, and started in all haste for canterbury.
I should think you ought to do well with them in canterbury.
The Jesuit provincial was to be made Archbishop of canterbury, and so on.
Bearing their silver cross in front of them, they entered the town of canterbury.
And we may here notice what became of the exiled Archbishop of canterbury.
Old English Cantware-buruh "fortified town of the Kentish people," from Cant-ware "the people of Kent" (see Kent). The Roman name was Duroverno, from Romano-British *duro- "walled town."
Pope Gregory the Great intended to make London, as the largest southern Anglo-Saxon city, the metropolitan see of southern England, but Christianity got a foothold first in the minor kingdom of Kent, whose heathen ruler Ethelbert had married a Frankish Christian princess. London was in the Kingdom of Essex and out of reach of the missionaries at first. Therefore, in part perhaps to flatter Ethelbert, his capital was made the cathedral city. Related: Canterburian.