Richard le Breton
(or Richard de Brito
) was one of the four knights
who murdered Saint Thomas Becket
. He is said to have broken his sword when attacking Thomas Becket.
He eventually retired to the island of Jersey
. One of his descendants was Lillie Langtry
, the mistress of Edward VII.
There is a gravestone for one of the le Bretons from Jersey in St. Thomas Church in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, among its many hatchments and memorial stones.