First Seal of Lille

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: F4001
Date: 1308
Location: Lille

Size: 55 mm

Municipal seal

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 Fleur de lis surmounted by two lions affrontee passant who hold up a small fleur de lis; appended to an act of 1308: nomination by the bishops, jurors and the commons of Lille of their proxies to the assembly of 1308 regarding the matter of the Templars

 s[igillum] scabinor[um et] co[mmun]itatis insulen[sis] ad causas ta[n]tum

 Demay, Germain. Inventaire des sceaux de la Flandre. Paris : Imprimerie nationale, 1873.