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Sealings(2); gutta-percha; pointed oval; double-canopied niche enclosing king and saint; shield either side and below; legend.
Length: 6.80 centimetres
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- Cast or impression from matrix
Pointed oval: in a double niche, with elegantly carved canopies, crocketed and pinnacle, with asmall vacant niche betw. The two larger ones, on the l. St Augustine, full-length, crozier; on the r. King Henry I., the founder, with crown, lifting up the r.h. with the first finger extended, in the l.h. a battle-axe. On tabernacle work at the sides two shields of arms: l. quarterly, I, 4, ENGLAND, 2, 3, FRANCE (ANCIENT); chevron, betw. Royal crown and a lion of ENGLAND in chief, and in base a pastoral staff issuing from the base, three fleurs-de-lis, GRIMSBY ABBEY
COE. ABBT. ET. CONVENT. MOASTII. SCI. AUGUSTINI. DEI. GRIMESBY
From, W.d.G. Birch, Catalogue of seals in the department of manuscripts in the british museum, 1887.
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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