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Pilgrims. Badges on hats, satchel around his neck, her fanny pack. She looks to be blind or disabled. He has on sandals with stirrup pants?

"The Book of Lord St. Loys faiz", composed at the request of the "Cardinal of Bourbon" and "Duchess of Bourbonnois". Date of issue: Type: Language manuscript: French Format: Vellum, miniatures, swashes Rights: Public Domain Identifier: ark: / 12148 /

Pauvrete and Richesse. Harley 4425, Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose Netherlands, S. (Bruges); c. 1490-c. 1500

Detail of a miniature of Pauvrete (‘Poverty’) begging from Richesse (‘Wealth’), Harley MS f. c 1500 Title Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, Roman de la Rose

Beggars being given alms by Catherine of Cleves. A banner above quotes Luke (11:41), "Give alms, and all things are clean unto you." Circa 1440. Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Morgan Library MS M.917, pp. 64–65

MS M.917/945, ff. 24v–25r

Beggars being given alms by Catherine of Cleves. A banner above quotes Luke "Give alms, and all things are clean unto you." Circa Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Morgan Library MS pp.

pilgrim-badge

Pilgrim souvenirs were bought by medieval pilgrims as mementoes of the pious journeys they took to visit shrines in England and abroad. These objects were also believed to protect their wearers from harm and to heal the sick.

"Dietmar von Aist, disguised as a peddler,  displays some belts and purses to his love interest  Manesse Codex, circa 1300-1320, Zurich, Heidelberg, Universitätsbibliothek  (Cod. pal. Germ. 848, fol. 64 recto)" website: www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/Englisch/‎ Blog about Aumônières, otherwise known as alms purses Embellished textile purses in the French 14th century. : http://threegoldbees.com/images/stories/projects/embroidered_purse/MannesseCodex.jpg

"Dietmar von Aist, disguised as a peddler, displays some belts and purses to his love interest Manesse Codex, circa Z& Heidelberg, Universit& (Cod.

Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg a man with three pilgrim badges fastened to his hat

Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg a man with three pilgrim badges fastened to his hat

Pilgrim Badge with Saint Adrian -Lead badges such as this one were purchased by pilgrims as mementos of holy sites they had visited. Originally there were loops at top and bottom for the pilgrim to sew the badges onto a hat or cloak. Flemish, circa 1480-1500

Pilgrim Badge with Saint Adrian -Lead badges such as this one were purchased by pilgrims as mementos of holy sites they had visited. Originally there were loops at top and bottom for the pilgrim to sew the badges onto a hat or cloak.

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