By P.D.A. Harvey

In medieval Britain the seal used to be, for a few 300 years, the best way so much records have been authenticated. Seals and seal impressions are helpful as facts in difficulties of social and monetary background, the background of paintings, legislations, and international relations, yet up to now they've got now not been completely mentioned. during this groundbreaking paintings the authors study all types of seal used for authenticating records - their improvement, layout, and use - near to modern files. An index of mottoes and inscriptions offers priceless and useful assist in opting for seals in different collections.

The quantity is ample with illustrations, as a rule depicting seals from the large collections of The British Library and the general public checklist place of work, London. Designed to fill a long-standing hole within the literature, this lucid creation to British medieval seals is geared toward graduate scholars, archivists, historians, and an individual attracted to medieval records and artefacts.

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