Consecrate Thurstan

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Thurstan - Controversy and Exile
... The Archbishop of Canterbury, Ralph d'Escures, refused to consecrate Thurstan unless the archbishop-elect made a profession of obedience to the southern see ... Thurstan refused to make such a profession, and asked the king for permission to go to Rome to consult Pope Paschal II ... to allow him to make the journey, but even without a personal appeal from Thurstan, Paschal decided against Canterbury ...

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