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Wild Boar

$15.00 inc GST

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Description

Pilgrim badge: Wild Boar

Time period: 15th Century
Origin: England
Materials: Pewter
Product Dimensions: 3.5cm width x 2.5cm height.

Further details:

The wild boar was the favoured symbol of Richard III. The word ‘boar’ may also be a pun on the latin work for York – ‘ebor’.

Potted history;

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.

Additional information

Weight 0.02 kg

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