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A late medieval lead-tin pilgrim badge, depicting the miracle of the Holy Cross of Kranenburg. The badge carries the inscription: [DIT.I]S DAT. TECEN. VAN. KRANEN[BORCH]; incomplete.
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Height: 31 - 33 millimetres
Width: 45 - 50 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The pilgrim badge represents the Miracle of the Holy Cross of Kranenburg. This is said to have occured when a young shepherd boy who was unable to swallow the Holy Host, hid it in a tree, from which a crucifix later appeared.
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- Associated events
- Commemoration of: Miracle of the Holy Cross of Kranenburg 1284 (?)
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- Acquisition notes
- Found in Aveley, Essex, on a dump of landfill, said to have come from the Thames foreshore in London in 1992.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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