7567Re: Saint's Badge?
- Mar 6, 2003--- In email@example.com, Anna Troy <owly3@y...> wrote:
> I ment Middle Ages but there are so many Saints toUnderstood.
> choose from...
> secular badges" by Brian Spencer there is a photo of aI may be mistaken but I think the thing with the Saints badges is you
> pair of small three-dimensional shoes made out of
> pewter. They look 15th-century to me but I can look
> again. Now the book suggest that they're a love-token
> but since they also show small purses that you could
> hang around your neck with a luck charm inside maybe
> these symbolised something else, like a Saint.
want to display those, not just keep them in hiding. Of course, if
the big Crispin folks just had a trenket tatooed on their faces we
wouldn't know that either. You know, there are other shoemaking
saints too :) Maybe St Genguplphus has a badge :)
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