Thomipeta

Term used of a person going on a *pilgrimage to St Thomas Becket's shrine in Canterbury. [< Thomas + Lat. peta = seeker] -

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  • Jacobipeta — A pilgrim going to St James of Compostella, Jacobus being the Latin form of James . [< Lat. peto = to make for] Cf. Romipeta; Thomipeta …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Places of pilgrimage — There were four major sites of pilgrimage for the English: SS Peter and Paul in Rome, which included visiting the shrines in the city for 40 days, a quarantine; St James of Compostella in Spain; St Thomas at Canterbury; and the Three Kings at… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Romipeta — Term used in medieval documents for a pilgrim going to Rome. [< Rome + Lat. peto = to make for] Cf. Jacobipeta; Thomipeta …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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