Second Seal of the City of Narbonne

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5651
Date: 1231-1243
Location: Languedoc

Size: 70 mm

Municipal seal

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 Virgin haloed, seated and viewed from the front, holding the Infant, also haloed and holding a cross; appended to several acts: December 1231: transcription by a notary public of Narbonne of letters of 28 April 1222 by which the legate of the Pope, Conrad, bishop of Porto, excommunicated the inhabitants of the surrounding villages who had damaged cultivated lands of the city during the war of Jesus Christ; April 1243: oath of fidelity to the king by the consuls and inhabitants of Narbonne

 [si]gillum pacis civium narbonen[sium]

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