Seal of Causes of Ypres

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: F4130
Date: 1372
Location: Flanders

Size: 72 mm

Municipal seal
Ypres


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Description:
 The town hall of Ypres with belfry; on the right, a shield with a lion; on the left, a shield with the patriarchal cross cut by a vair cross; on a field of branches and festoons; appended to an act of 7 October 1372: copy of the promise made by Marguerite, duchess of Burgundy, never to allow the cities of Lille, Douai and Orchies to be taken from the count of Flanders

Transcription:
 [sigillum scabinorem] et burgensiu[m] ville d[e ypres ad causas]

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