St. Thomas Becket Pilgrim’s Badge.


8 in stock

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1 - 4 £3.00
5 - 100 £2.50

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St. Thomas  Becket, Pewter Pilgrim’s Badge, Greetings Card circa 1400, Found in the river Thames.

Following his martyrdom, St Thomas Becket’s head was represented in Canterbury Cathedral by a life-sized bust that contained a relic of his skull. Badges of cast lead with a pin at the back for wearing were made to represent the reliquary head in the Cathedral. Worn by pilgrims to Canterbury they became popular souvenirs.

150 x 105 mm, contained in cellophane wrapper with fitted envelope.


Additional information

Weight .21 kg
Dimensions 125 × 125 cm