First Grand Seal of Aire

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5503
Date: 1200
Location: Flanders

Size: 69 mm

Municipal seal
Aire


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Description:
 Griffon rampant; appended to an act of January 1200: promise of the mayor, magistrates and jurors of the city of Aire to take the part of the king if the count of Flanders should break the peace of Péronne

Transcription:
 sigill[um] maioris et scabinorum de aria

Reference:
 Douët-d'Arcq, L. Collection de sceaux. Paris : H. Plon, 1863-1868.