Pilgrim badge: Hart and Tree
Time period:Late 14th – early 15th Century
Product Dimensions: 5.0cm width X 2.7cm height
Possibly a symbol of Richard II, or his brother Thomas Holland, the Earl of Kent.
Badge making did not only serve a religious market. It occupied a position in all aspects of life as for example, political and military to show allegiance, celebrate amorous intent, and indicate sporting interests, often with a satirical flavour.