A Guide to British Medieval Seals by P.D.A. Harvey

By P.D.A. Harvey

In medieval Britain the seal was once, for a few 300 years, the best way so much files have been authenticated. Seals and seal impressions are valuable as proof in difficulties of social and fiscal background, the heritage of paintings, legislation, and international relations, yet so far they've got now not been completely mentioned. during this groundbreaking paintings the authors research all kinds of seal used for authenticating records - their improvement, layout, and use - on the subject of modern files. An index of mottoes and inscriptions presents important and useful assist in making a choice on seals in different collections.

The quantity is ample with illustrations, in general depicting seals from the huge collections of The British Library and the general public checklist workplace, London. Designed to fill a long-standing hole within the literature, this lucid advent to British medieval seals is aimed toward graduate scholars, archivists, historians, and somebody attracted to medieval records and artefacts.

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Polynesia ................................. 76-79 Fr. Sudan .................................. 102-105 Gabon....................................... 120-123 Guadeloupe .............................. 138-141 Indo-China ................................ 140-142 Ivory Coast ................................... 92-95 Madagascar .............................. 169-172 Martinique ................................. 129-132 Mauritania ..................................... 65-68 Middle Congo ...............................

C5 Chad ................................................. R....................................... C5 Dahomey ........................................ C17 Gabon............................................... C5 Ivory Coast ..................................... C18 Mauritania....................................... C17 Niger ............................................... C22 Senegal .......................................... C31 Upper Volta....................................... C4 Anti-Malaria Telstar and Globe Showing Andover and Pleumeur-Bodou — CD111 First television connection of the United States and Europe through the Telstar satellite, July 11-12, 1962.

983-984 Greece...................................... 916-917 Iceland ...................................... 395-396 Ireland....................................... 242-243 Italy ........................................... 979-980 Liechtenstein ................................... 442 Luxembourg .............................. 466-467 Monaco..................................... 689-691 Netherlands .............................. 452-453 Portugal ................................ 1019-1021 San Marino ......................................

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