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|Written by||Jean Anouilh|
King Henry II
King Louis VII
Pope Alexander III
Eleanor of Aquitaine
|Date premiered||8 October 1959|
|Place premiered||Theatre Montparnasse|
|Setting||Twelfth century Europe|
Becket or The Honour of God (French: Becket ou l'honneur de Dieu) is a play written in French by Jean Anouilh. It is a depiction of the conflict between Thomas Becket and King Henry II of England leading to Becket's assassination in 1170. It contains many historical inaccuracies, which the author acknowledged.