Becket, or the Honor of God - Act Two Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Act Two opens on a forest in France. The four Barons of the King crouch around a campfire. The King’s tent is among the trees and he’s inside. A Baron queries the others as to who this Thomas Becket is – who is he really as a man. The Baron asks this because he confides he doesn’t like Becket. Another Baron replies he doesn’t like Becker either. However, they do agree Becket is a good fighter – a good soldier for the King’s army’s battle against the French army.

Another of the four Barons’ says he’s waiting for Becket to show himself, to reveal his true self. Becket approaches the four Barons and asks them if the King is still asleep. He informs them he needs to wake the King, so the King can get ready for their entry into...

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