Rooster badge
[cockerel badge]

Carnival badge: Rooster

  • Time period: 14th Century
  • Origin: England
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 3.8cm width x 3.5cm height

Further details:

A more subtle profane badge; the Rooster or Cockeral was a symbol of lust, lechery and amorous intent. Not surprisingly, such self confidence became known as 'being cocky'.

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
Quick Find

Advanced Search
Mainly Medieval Blog
Mainly Medieval Blog
For our latest news and reviews
Share Product
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter