Seal of Soissons

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5802
Date: 1228
Location: Picardy

Size: 90 mm

Municipal seal
Soissons


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Description:
 Man standing, viewed from the front, with a conical helmet and dressed in a grand hauberk; holding a sword high and covered by a great shield; between two groups of seven men each; appended to an act of October 1228: oath of fidelity of the city of Soissons to Louis IX

Transcription:
 sig[illu]m suessionensis communie [...]

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