Hart and Tree
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Pilgrim badge: Hart and Tree

  • Time period:Late 14th - early 15th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 5.0cm width X 2.7cm height

Further details:

Possibly a symbol of Richard II, or his brother Thomas Holland, the Earl of Kent.

Potted history;

Badge making did not only serve a religious market. It occupied a position in all aspects of life as for example, political and military to show allegiance, celebrate amorous intent, and indicate sporting interests, often with a satirical flavour.

Period: 1400 - 1500 AD, 1500 - 1600 AD

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