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St Thomas Becket Bust Pilgrim Badge
Bust of Saint Thomas Becket Pilgrim Badge. Dated to the 1400's, this badge shows the Archbishop, wearing the richly decorated mitre and amice. The bust shows sideburns, a drooping moustache and a fixed, unrelenting stare. Below the figure is the lettering T:H:O:M:A:S. Murdered in Canterbury Cathedral, Becket was the most popular of the English saints and Canterbury became an international destination for pilgrimage.
Height 7cm. With lapel pin fixing.