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Oval seal-matrix made of sard, in gold mount with open-work conical handle, loop at end. A shield of arms under a coronet, Drummond impaling Harley; supporters, the dexter with a plough coulter over his shoulder, the sinister with a paddle. Motto on a scroll below.
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Length: 3.55 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from 'Catalogue of British Seal-Dies in the British Museum', A.B. Tonnochy, London 1952, cat. no. 415.
The arms are: Drummond, quarterly, 1, azure, a unicorn salient azure within a bordure argent charged with eight half-thistles vert and eight roses gules joined paleways (Drummond); 2, argent, three escutcheons gules (Hays); 3, or, three bars wavy gules surmounted by a scimitar paleways argent (Drummond); 4, or, a lion's head erased gules within a double tressure flory counter-flory gules (Drummond). Harley, or, a bend cotised sable quartering Brampton, or, two lions passant gules.
Robert Hay-Drummond, ninth Earl of Kinnoul, succeeded December 28, 1787, died April 12, 1804. He married as second wife on June 3, 1781, Sarah, fourth daughter of Thomas Harley; she died February 15, 1837.
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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