Pilgrimage to Gottsbüren: New pilgrim badge in the collection!

By meriel jeater on 10 Mar 2014

pilgrim-badges

Recently there has been an exciting new addition to the Museum of London’s fantastic pilgrim souvenir collection: a badge from the shrine of the Holy Blood at Gottsbüren in Germany, which was found on the Thames foreshore at Three Cranes Wharf. Very few pilgrim souvenirs from this shrine have been found in London, though more have been found on the continent in places like the Low Countries, Germany and Scandinavia.

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