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'''Escallop''' can refer to both the scallop, an edible shellfish, or the iconic scallop shell.  The escallop is seen frequently through the [[Middle Ages]], both as a [[charge|heraldic charge]] and a religious symbol.  The scallop shell is the [[pilgrim]] badge given to those who visit the shrine of St. James of Compostella in [[Spain]].
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'''Escallop''' can refer to both the scallop, an edible shellfish, or the iconic scallop shell.  The escallop is seen frequently through the [[Middle Ages]], both as a [[charge|heraldic charge]] and a religious symbol.  The scallop shell is the [[pilgrimage|pilgrim]] [[badge]] given to those who visit the shrine of St. James of Compostella in [[Spain]].
  
  
  
 
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Revision as of 06:36, 10 September 2007

Escallop can refer to both the scallop, an edible shellfish, or the iconic scallop shell. The escallop is seen frequently through the Middle Ages, both as a heraldic charge and a religious symbol. The scallop shell is the pilgrim badge given to those who visit the shrine of St. James of Compostella in Spain.