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Old 08-16-2016, 12:04 PM
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Religious relics of some form or another were so common that it'd be remarkable if a nobleman's sword didn't have a few embedded in it. The most important were actual bodily remains of saints, or objects of particular significance to them, but any object ever touched by a saint was also considered a relic. And of course the count gets higher yet when one includes everything that was passed off as a relic by hucksters or the gullible.