Thursday, 27 September 2012

Northampton Castle

In 1164 at Northampton Castle a Grand Council was summoned by Henry II, to try Becket for embezzlement of public money and insulting the King. Becket was to be imprisoned and his moveables to be confiscated. He escaped 

David Knowles (2 January 1951).. Cambridge University Press. pp. 169–. ISBN 978-0-521-05493-5

Northamptonshire. CUP Archive. pp. 132–. GGKEY:NWFKRLQ8J4K

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