Peregre iter arripuit
- Lit. 'he set off on a pilgrimage'. Latin phrase used throughout the period, being found in Church documents, e.g. of someone sent on a *penitential *pilgrimage. The note of such a date might also be used to confirm a year in an *inquisition post mortem.
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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Pilgrimage — Adam was the first pilgrim: after the expulsion from Eden life became exile; within life there is the journey towards salvation. The great time of pilgrimage was the 12 15c, esp. for ordinary people. But even in the 9c monks and kings made… … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases