Not all friendships are meant to last, but some go the extra mile and turn into bitter rivalries. Picking up where we left off at the end of Part I, this episode follows the relationship between King Henry II and Archbishop Thomas Becket to the violent ending that left only one man standing.
Frank Barlow, “Thomas Becket (1120?-1170)”, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, (2004).
Sarah J. Biggs, "Erasing Becket", British Library Medieval Manuscripts Blog, (2011).
Thomas K. Keefe, “Henry II (1133–1189)”, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, (2004).
David Knowles, Thomas Becket, Stanford University Press, (1971).
W.L. Warren, Henry II, University of California Press, (1973).
Canterbury Cathedral History.
The Constitutions of Clarendon (1164).
Henry II and Thomas Becket, Part I: Friends
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)