First Grand Seal of Lens

Holding Institution: Archives Nationales (Paris)
Catalog number: D5530
Date: 1228
Location: Flanders

Size: 70 mm

Municipal seal

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 Fortified city; fortress wall, crenellated, flanked by two square towers; in the interior, a dungeon and various edifices; appended to an act of November 1228: oath of fidelity of the city of Lens to Louis IX and the queen Blanche


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