Third Seal of Causes of Arras

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: A102
Date: 1452
Location: Arras

Size: 64 mm

Municipal seal
Arras


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Description:
 Symbolic representation of a city: a triple row of crenellated fortified towers, twelve in all, with an open front gate by which a rat exits, with two rats in the field; appended to an act of September 1452: bequest of Isabelle de Ghistelles to pay off the debt of the city

Transcription:
 s[igillum] maioris et scab[in]orum attrebatencium ad ca[usas]

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