🎧 What is a Pilgrimage?
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People of a multitude of cultures, religions, and cultures around the world have long travelled vast distances as forms of pilgrimage. But why would people undergo a pilgrimage? And why do some send people in their honour? In this episode of Gone Medieval, Matt is joined by Architectural Historian Emma Wells as they discuss the practice that some might consider the beginning of tourism.
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