The Writing Hook
A dead goblin is found pinned up to a monument in the Town’s centre square following a dark, moonless night. He has this object around his neck, and is dressed in religious robes. Any religious characters, or locals, would know that it is a pilgrim’s souvenir from a far-off sight of pilgrimage.
The Historical Facts
Pilgrim’s souvenirs were introduced in an attempt to prevent pilgrims from chipping off pieces of monuments to take home. They were cast in bronze, and were inexpensive momentoes of pilgramages and visits to important sacred sites.
Read more about this artefact here: http://collections.museumoflondon.org.uk/online/group/19998.html
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