First Seal of Dunkerque

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5526
Date: 1329
Location: Flanders

Size: 45 mm

Municipal seal
Dunkerque


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Description:
 St. Éloi seated on a throne with animals' heads, holding in the right hand a hammer and in the left a book; with a fish on either side; appended to a charter of 26 January 1329: submission of the magistrates of the city of Dunkerque to the king for having violated the peace of Flanders in 1305

Transcription:
 [sigillum s]cabimo[rum] de dvnk[erka ad ca]vsa [non a]d [con]tr[actus]

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