Pilgrim badge: Rose en Soleil
Time period:late 15th Century
Product Dimensions: 3.0cm width x 4.0cm height
The Sun and Rose; A livery badge showing the popular Yorkist symbol of Edward IV.
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.