Earl of Warwick Livery Badge – Bear & Ragged Staff

$20.00 inc GST

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SKU: S39 Warwick Bear and Rag Category:


Secular pewter badge: The Humane Rider – Folly Badge

Time period: C14th – 15th Century
Origin: London, England
Materials: Pewter
Product Dimensions:Width x Height;  46 x 40mm

Further details:

The bear & ragged staff is one of the most famous & recognisable of medieval household badges. It was used by the Earls of Warwick throughout the 14th & 15th centuries, most famously by Richard Neville (the ‘Kingmaker’) 1428-71. Pewter livery badges were distributed to a nobleman’s ‘affinity’ as a means to ensure support & loyalty. 

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Weight 0.02 kg


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