Pilgrimage Badge: Shrine of St. Tomas Becket

The photo above is one example of a pilgrim’s badge from the Shrine of Saint Thomas Becket created around 1400. Badges were souvenirs pilgrims could purchase to remember their journey. There are many types of pilgrims in many religions, but the Shrine of St. Thomas was one of Christendom’s most popular and sought after. Badges… Continue reading Pilgrimage Badge: Shrine of St. Tomas Becket