St Edward the Confessor

Pilgrim pewter badge: St Edward the Confessor 

  • Time period:15th Century
  • Origin: England.
  • Materials: Pewter
  • Product Dimensions: 52 x 52mm.

Further details:

This badge, the original of which was found in Norfolk, depicts a famous episode from the life of St Edward the Confessor. He is shown giving his ring in alms to a hair shirted pilgrim who is later revealed to be St John the Evangelist. The badge dates from the reign of King Richard II, who was a fervent devotee of St Edward.


Period: 1400 - 1500 AD
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