PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.
Empress Matilda (Maud), King Henry II's mother, had been chosen by her father King Henry I to rule after his death, but the ruling Council of England decided it would be inappropriate for a woman to rule, and named her cousin Stephen as King. This ... ...
King Henry II:
Well, Thomas Becket. Are you satisfied? Here I am, stripped, kneeling at your tomb, while those treacherous Saxon monks of yours are getting ready to thrash me. Me - with my delicate skin. I bet you'd never have done the same for me. But - I suppose...
The Royal court dress depicted was of the 15th century, not the 12th century of "Becket".
English, Latin, Welsh
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