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But in recent years she had spoken openly about her faith, explaining how it provided the framework of her life.
While Defender of the Faith has been, over the years, an inherited title and little more, Elizabeth II embraced it and made it her own.
Martyrdom is not something of the past. It remains the price that Christians pay for their witness in the same way Thomas Becket did 850 years ago.