Thousands from all parts of India make the pilgrimage every year.
It was taken by Robert Aske, leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, in 1536.
Robert was in a good position to obtain information, for the Mont St Michel was one of the four great centres of pilgrimage in Europe.
There are also a pilgrimage church on a hill 1621 ft.
Bridget's saintly and charitable life soon made her known far and wide; she gained, too, great religious influence over her husband, with whom (1341-1343) she went on pilgrimage to St James of Compostella.