Becket, or the Honor of God Setting & Symbolism

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Crowns

The King of England and the King of France wear their crowns, which are symbolic of their office and power over their respective realms.

Knife

The little Monk had a knife when he made his attempt on the King in France and also had the knife once back in England.

Stringed Instrument

Gwendolen played a stringed instrument for the King, Becket, and the Barons.

Ball

The King plays at cup-and ball in his palace; he's in one corner while his two sons play in another corner of the room.

Mitre

The Bishop of London and other religious leaders wear this headgear.

Trumpets

These musical instruments were used in the play to signify the entrance of royalty.

Forks

This is a new device for eating food Becket introduced to King Henry's court.

Parchment

This is a type of material letters were written on, and then rolled up.

London

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