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this thread seems to have bifurcated into two strings (or, perhaps, the
original string has become threadbare), but here is Sarah Blick's response to
some posts which i sent her to comment on.

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------ Original Message ------
Received: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:24:11 PM EDT
From: Sarah Blick <[log in to unmask]>
To: Christopher Crockett <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: [M-R] 'pseudo-calligraphy'

> Dear Christopher,
 
> Madeleine Gray was right, Spencer is the best source. These keys  
*might* be pilgrim badges, though the early date of the finds seems to  
contradict that notion.  Most key pilgrim badges show the crossed  
papal keys or have a figure (Peter) holding the key.  I only know of  
one pewter secular badge that shows a single key.  Here on the great  
Kunera database website are some images that might help:
 
> Images of Peter with the keys
http://www.let.kun.nl/ckd/kunera/bbthumb.php?album=331&noph=9&nophp=9&pageid=331&ntop=9&offset=0&lang=
 
>Peter and Paul, often with crossed keys
http://www.let.kun.nl/ckd/kunera/bbthumb.php?album=60&noph=51&nophp=51&pageid=60&ntop=9&offset=0&lang=

>Locks, but no keys

http://www.let.kun.nl/ckd/kunera/bbthumb.php?album=108&noph=469&offset=81&nophp=0&ntop=9&pageid=108

> One small key
http://www.let.kun.nl/ckd/kunera/bbthumb.php?album=108&noph=469&offset=153&nophp=0&ntop=9&pageid=108
 
> Thanks for forwarding these messages to me.

> Sarah
 
> P.S. I've read the Brederhoft article --it'?s really good.

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