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Tiny False Buckle Pilgrims Badge.

Item #392


Date:  1300 - 1400

     Found in England. This badge represents the girdle of Thomas Becket which was inspected by Erasmus in the sixteenth century. It is also possibly referring to the girdle which the Virgin Mary dropped from heaven to convince St. Thomas of her Assumption.





           Found In Categories:
            Pewter
            Pilgrim's Badges
            Religious Items
            14th Century