Canterbury

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national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head Anglican Church , Anglican Communion , Church of England
Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God Anselm , Saint Anselm , St. Anselm
(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II concerning Henry's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170) Becket , Saint Thomas a Becket , St. Thomas a Becket , Thomas a Becket
English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400) Chaucer , Geoffrey Chaucer
United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury Episcopal Church , Protestant Episcopal Church
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