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Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?
Henry II, King (1133–1189), British king of England. Exclamation, December 1170. Attributed.

referring to Thomas à Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury. The murder of Becket by four knights, present at Henry's outburst, led to the creation of a cult which remained for three centuries the most popular in England.
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