Seal of Marguerite of Provence, wife of Saint Louis

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D154
Date: 1294
Location: Paris

Size: 80 mm

Personal seal
Marguerite of Provence, wife of Saint Louis


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Description:
 Queen standing, viewed from the front, crowned, in robe and mantle, holding a fleur de lis in the right hand; in a gothic niche on two columns; and angel's head sustaining the pedastal; appended to a 1294 charter by which the queen gave the Ursulines of Paris a house next to their convent

Transcription:
 margarete dei gratia francorum reg[ine]

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