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Jessi Willeto

Pilgrimage was something very important in Europe. It was meant to travel and visit many churches and important religious points. The churches utilized these paths and were all along a specific pilgrimage travel play (in a sense) which helped the pilgrims travel in a cohesive manner to see these specific points. It was a way to show devotion to God and to have his blessings, but was also a means to repent or visit some interesting points during travel. In a way, it was like another baptism. During this time I imagine it was a lot like tourism, and the churches and surrounding points would benefit economically from this pilgrimage boom.