Becket

Factual error: At the start of the excommunication scene, the monks are chanting Dies Irae, a thirteenth century Catholic poem, but St. Thomas Becket died in 1170, almost a century before the poem was written.

Connor Attard

King Henry II: Your body, madam, was a desert that duty forced me to wander in alone. But you have never been a wife to me.

Thomas a Becket: It is here now, the supreme folly, this is its hour.

Brother Philip: Your grace, there are armed men at the doors. I bolted the doors, but.
Thomas a Becket: It's time for vespers. Does one bolt the doors during vespers? I've never heard of it.
Brother Philip: But, your grace.
Thomas a Becket: Open them. Everything must be as it should be for divine service.

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