Second Seal of Causes of Arras

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: A1024
Date: 1439
Location: Arras

Size: 60 mm

Municipal seal
Arras


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Description:
 Crenellated stronghold with a gate and portcullis, open, flanked by two crenellated towers, and supporting a two-storied structure equipped with battlements, the second covered by a roof bearing on the left the banner of the city; in the field, three rats; appended to an act of September 1439: vidimus of the foundation of an anniversary mass by Isabelle de Ghistelles

Transcription:
 s[igillum] maioris [et] scabinor[um] att[re]baten[sium] ad ca[usas]

Reference:
 Demay, Germain. Inventaire des sceaux de l'Artois et de la Picardie. Paris : Imprimerie nationale, 1877.