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1  Starter Study the source on your desk and discuss the questions that accompany it.  How similar or different is the written source from this picture and why? A painting of Becket’s murder by a fifteenth century German artist

2 Why did Henry & Becket fall out? TBAT explain the reasons why H & B fell out & to assess who was to blame  LOs  Key words: excommunicate archbishop

3  Your task It is two nearly two hundred years since the Norman Conquest. Henry II is now King of England. Read about his turbulent relationship with his friend the archbishop Thomas Becket on p (Wilkes) and note down: It is two nearly two hundred years since the Norman Conquest. Henry II is now King of England. Read about his turbulent relationship with his friend the archbishop Thomas Becket on p (Wilkes) and note down: Reasons why the two were friends Reasons why the two were friends Reasons why they fell out Reasons why they fell out  Write a ‘Tweet’ summarising the story of their relationship  Write a ‘Tweet’ summarising the story of their relationship

4 Reasons they were friends Enjoyed each other’s company – hunted, got drunk, chased women together! Enjoyed each other’s company – hunted, got drunk, chased women together! Henry trusted Becket – made him Chancellor & Archbishop Henry trusted Becket – made him Chancellor & Archbishop

5 Why they fell out Henry was bad-tempered – threw off his clothes & ate straw Henry was bad-tempered – threw off his clothes & ate straw Henry misunderstood Becket – changed character when he became archbishop Henry misunderstood Becket – changed character when he became archbishop Becket didn’t want to help Henry make changes to church courts Becket didn’t want to help Henry make changes to church courts Becket excommunicated Henry’s friends! Becket excommunicated Henry’s friends!

6  Your task Imagine you are Henry II. Write an to Becket trying to explain why you are so angry with him. Refer to the following points: Imagine you are Henry II. Write an to Becket trying to explain why you are so angry with him. Refer to the following points: Why you trusted Becket Why you trusted Becket Special jobs you gave him Special jobs you gave him Changes to the Church you wanted help with Changes to the Church you wanted help with Excommunication of friends Excommunication of friends  Explain why it was important to make changes to the Church for Henry & the country  Explain why it was important to make changes to the Church for Henry & the country

7 OKGetting betterWow factor! You have mentioned one or two features on the task, but you need more details You have covered at least 3 features, and include some details but you need to explain your points You include all 4 points: Why you trusted Becket Special jobs you gave him Changes to the Church you wanted help with Excommunication of your friends You set the letter out well and write calmly but firmly

8 Starter sentences Dear Thomas, Dear Thomas, I hope you are well. I’d just like to explain why I am disappointed with you. I hope you are well. I’d just like to explain why I am disappointed with you. One reason is that … One reason is that … A second reason is … A second reason is … In addition, you… In addition, you… Finally, you… Finally, you… In conclusion, I’d like to say that I am making these changes because … In conclusion, I’d like to say that I am making these changes because …

9  Your task your letter to the person next to you. Assess your partners work. your letter to the person next to you. Assess your partners work. Imagine you are now Beckett. back explaining your actions. You may wish to explain yourself by referring to the same 4 points again, but from your point of view! Imagine you are now Beckett. back explaining your actions. You may wish to explain yourself by referring to the same 4 points again, but from your point of view!  Explain why it is important that you don’t do anything to weaken the power of the Church!  Explain why it is important that you don’t do anything to weaken the power of the Church!

10 Print out your two ‘ s’ and stick them in your book. Below you write a short judgement on who you think was more to blame for the break down in Henry and Becket’s friendship  What could have been done to save Henry and Becket’s friendship?

11 Who should we blame for Becket’s murder? TBAT explain the reasons why H & B fell out & to assess who was to blame  LOs  Key words: excommunicate archbishop Plenary


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