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of arms : a saltire and label of the three points compony,
Neville. Horse galloping, armoured and caparisoned, on a
mount of herbage and flowers. Caparisons charged with the



EQUESTRIAN. 327



armorials : on the neck, quarterly, i, 4, an eagle displayed,
MONTHERMER, 2, 3, three fusils in fess, a label of as many
points, MoNTACUTE. On the flanks : quarterly, 1,4 quarterly,
i. iv. Beauchamp, ii. iii. GuY OF WARWICK ; 2, 3, quarterly,
i. iv. Clare, ii. iii. quarterly in the 2nd and 3rd quarters a
fret, over all a bend, Despencer. Background replenished
with wavy branches of foliage and flowers.

: SIGILLVM : RICARDI : NEVIL : : COMITIS : WARWICI :
DNI : GLAMORGANCIE ET MORGANCIE.

Beaded borders.

Drammond, Hisi. of Noble Families^ p. 10 ; Rowlands, Hist. Ace. of the
Nevilles, No. 5.

6259. Sulph. cast, [xlvii. 1680.]
Laing's MS. Catal., No. 324.

6260. Sulph. cast. [D.C., G. 85.]

Walterus de Nevilla, [or Nefwilla, of Redburn, co. Linc?\

6261. [Late 12th cent] Light-brown, mottled : good.
2 in. [Harl. ch. 54 B. 29.]

To the r. In armour: hauberk, cap-like helmet, sword,
long convex shield.

e« SIGILLVM WALTER! DE NEVILLA.
The letter N reversed.



Rogerus de Novoburgo, \2nd Eai'l of Warwick.
a.d. 1123-1153.]
6262. Light uncoloured, semi-opaque : a fragment. About
2\ in. when perfect. [Add. ch. 21,493.]

To the 1. In armour : hauberk of mail, conical helmet,
long kite-shaped shield with a kind of lozengy or fretty orna-
mentation. Horse with ornamental breast-band.
WA



Walerannus de Novoburgo, \^Earl of Warwick.
A.D. II84-1205.]

6263. YTemp. Rich. I.] Green, mottled : very fine, chipped
all round and cracked. About 3 in. when perfect. [Cott. ch.
xi. 16.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, damasked
sword, plain shield of convex form, slung from a strap round
the neck. Horse, with ornamental breast-band, and diapered
saddle with bordure and fringe.

SIG ...... . WAL6RANNI • COM . . IS

The letters NN conjoined.

6264. Sulph. cast. [D.C., E. 205.]

6265. Pale-green : fine fragment of upper part. [Cott. ch.
xi. 39.]

SIGILL



328 CATALOGUE OF SEALS.

Thomas [de Newburgh, 6tl{\ Earl of Warwick.
[a.d. 1 229-1 242.]

6266. Bright-red : fine originally, sides chipped. 2| in.
[Add. ch. 20,452.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, flat-
topped helmet, sword, shield with strengthening rib. Horse
galloping.

§« SI OMe COMIT WARWIC.

6267. Sulph. cast. [D.C., F. 168.]

6268. Dark-green, speckled : edge very imperfect ; app.
by plaited cords of green and purple silk. [Harl. ch. 45
I. 3I-]

© SIGIL e COMI RWIC.

Willelmus, fil. Rogeri de Nordintu[n].

6269. [Early 13th cent.] Plaster cast from fine but
chipped impression. 2 in. [Ixxx. 34.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, conical helmet,
sword, convex shield.

© SL1GI3LL' WILL6MI Fl . . . . GGRI DE NORDINTV.



Gaufridus de Novilla, \of co. Linc?\

6270. [a.d. 1148-1166.] Creamy-white in a thick brown
mass : indistinct. With mark of the handle, if in. [Harl.
ch. 54 B. 7.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, conical helmet, sword,
shield.

© SIGILLVM GAVFRIDI DG NOVILLA.

6271. Sulph. cast. [D.C., D. loi.]



Oilandia (Radulfus, fil. Steph. de) v. Hoilandia (Radulfus,
fil. Steph. de).

Henricus [//. Roberti] de Oilli, Constable of
King Henry II.
Q212. [circ. A.D. 1155-1157.] Creamy-white: originally
good, now indistinct and chipped. 2f X 2-i- in. [Add. ch.
20,462.]

Oval. To the r. In armour : hauberk and coif of mail,
conical helmet with nasal, sword, long convex shield with
star-like ornament. Horse galloping, with ornamental breast-
band.

SI O . . . GONSTAB R6GIS ■ H'.

Willelmus de Orkesdena, [of co. Siirr.]
6273. [T^t-;;?/!. Hen. HI.] Brownish-white: indistinct frag-
ment. About 2 in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 54 D. 40.]
To the r. In armour : shield. Horse galloping.
Legend wanting.



EQUESTRIAN. 329



Johannes de Orrebi, \of Blackwell, co. Derb.]
6274. [Early 13th cent] Creamy-white: fine fragment.
About 2\ in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 54 E. 12.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk and coif of mail, sword,
shield of arms. Horse galloping, with ornamental breast-
band and saddle. Arms : a fleur-de-lis betw. two chevrons,
which have some affinity to the shield borne by the Orby
families.

esv



Willelmus Painel, \of co. Line]
6275. [Temp. Hen. 111.] White, varnished : imperfect and

indistinct. About 2 in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 54 E. 54.]
To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, helmet, sword,

long convex shield with ornamental bordure and central boss.

Horse galloping.

LI



Willelmus Pantul, [of Somerby, etc., co. Leic]

6276. [ 1 2th cent] Thick greenish-brown : app. by closely
woven cord of greenish threads. 2-i- in. [Cott. ch. v. 62.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, cap-like helmet,
sword, long convex shield.
Legend very indistinct.

. . . . VL AN ... .

6277. Sulph. cast [D.C., D. 55.]



Ridelus Papallun de Cesebi, [ICeisbj, co. Li/ic]
6278. [Late 12th cent] Brown: originally good, now in-
jured and indistinct in parts. 2 in. [Add. ch. 20,906.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk and coif of mail, conical
helmet and nasal, sword, long convex shield with central
spike. Horse galloping, with ornamental breast-band.

© SIGILLVM : RID6LVS : PAPALLVN DG CGSeBI.

V. Kesibi (Ridellus de).



Halennot Papilun, [or Halenald Papilio, 0/ Great
Addington, co. Nortlit.]
6279. [Early Hen. II.] Greenish-white, varnished : edge
chipped. 2 in. [Add. ch. 21,512.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk and coif of mail, cap-like
helmet and nasal, sword, long convex shield with ornament of
rays and central spike. Horse with ornamental breast-band
and fringed saddle.

SIGILLVM HALeH[H]OT PAPILVN.
The second L is enclosed in the first.



330 CATALOGUE OF SEALS.

Paganus de Paries (P).

6280. [Early 13th cent] Plaster cast from an indistinct
impression. i-J in. [Ixxx. 35.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, conical
helmet and nasal, sword, convex shield with central boss.
Horse galloping, with breast-band ornamented with pendants.

SiSIGILLV PAGANI DG PARLgSC?)

Radulfus de Parnelia, \of co. Linc^

6281. \circ. A.D. 1200.] Green: edge chipped. About
2i in. when perfect. [Egert. ch. 507.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, conical
helmet and nasal, sword, long convex shield. Horse galloping.
SIGILLVM

Robertus de Paveli, \son of Robert de Paveli,
of Siilhy, CO. Northt?[

6282. [a.D. 1258.] Green: very fine and sharp. I -J- in.
[Add. ch. 22,434.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, flat-cap or helmet,
with fan plume of feathers, sword, shield of arms. Horse
galloping. Arms indistinct, but perhaps : ermine on a fess
three crosses moline.

S' ROBeRTI ■ De PAVeLI.

The letters AV conjoined.

Beaded borders.

6283. Dark-green : fine and sharp, pressed in places.
[Add. ch. 22,422.]

6284. Dark-green : rubbed in places, but the heralcfic
bearings of the caparisons clearly shown, [xxxvii. 81.]

Ricardus del Pec, \of Witliajn, co. Line]

6285. [i2th cent.] Light-brown, varnished : fine, but very
imperfect. About 2i in. when perfect. [L. F. C. xv. i.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, conical helmet,
sword, convex shield. Horse galloping.
Legend wanting.

Galfridus Pecche, \of Morhale, co. Staff?^

6286. [a.D. 1161-1183.] Creamy-white: indistinct, and
flaked off in parts, [xxviii. 56.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, conical helmet
and nasal, sword, convex shield. Horse galloping.

SIG LV ALF e . . .

Gilbertus \J fil. Hamonis] Peche, Miles.

6287. [Late 13th, or 14th cent] Plaster cast from fine
impression with imperfect edges. 2 in. [Ixxx. 37.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, flat-topped



EQUESTRIAN. 33 1



helmet with vizor down, sword, shield of arms slung by a
broad strap over the shoulder. Horse galloping, caparisoned.
Arms : a fess betw. two chevrons, Pecche. In the foreground,
below, a wyvern contourne reguardant, with expanded wings.
SIGILLVM : GILGB HG AMONIS.



Gilbertus Peche.

Secretum.
6288. [Late 13th cent.] Sulph. cast from good impression.
I in. [D.C., E. 267.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, flat helmet, sword, shield
of arms. Horse galloping, caparisoned. Arms : a fess betw.
two chevrons, Pecche.

© SeCRGTV • GILeB6RTI ■ PGCHG.



Willelmus de Percy, \of Berewell in Petzvorth, co. Siiss?^

6289. \circ. A.D. 1245.] Creamy-white: fair, edge im-
perfect. About If in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 54 G. 13.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, .sword, shield
of arms. Horse galloping. Arms : [five .''] fusils in fess,
Percv

. . . IGILLVM WILLeLMI Dg PGR

B. A small oval counterseal. -| X -g- in. Impression of an
antique oval intaglio gem, a stork or pelican, to the r.
© SIGILL' SeCRSTI.

6290. Sulph. cast Qi obv. only. [D.C., E. 219.]

6291. Plaster cast of fine impression of obv. only. [Ixxx.

39-]

SIGILLVM WILLGLMI De : P6RGY :

Beaded borders.

Willelmus de Percy, [son of Walter de Percy,] of Kyldale,
[co. Yoi'k.']

6292. [13th cent] Green: indistinct in places, with mark
of handle, raised rim. i-|- in. [Add. ch. 20,565.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, flat helmet, crest
of a plume of feathers, sword, shield of arms. Horse galloping,
caparisoned. Arms : [five] fusils in fess, PERCY. In the
base, some branches of conventional foliage, and the field
replenished with groups of pellets arranged three by three.

S" S' WILeLMI : De : PeRGY : DC : KYLDALe-



Willelmus de Percy, [of Lang Ludford Manor, co. Line.']

6293. [13th cent. ?] White : very imperfect and indistinct ;
app. by a green thread cord. About 2 in. when perfect.
[Harl. ch. 54 G. 14.] *

To the r. In armour : sword, shield. Horse galloping.

Legend wanting.

* The writing of this charter is of doubtful date.



332 CATALOGUE OF SEALS.

Henricus de Perci, {Lord of TopcHve, ist Baro7i Percy^

6294. [a.D. 1 301.] Plaster casts from fine impressions.
24 in. [Ixxx. 40, 41.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, conical
helmet with vizor down, and having fan plume and lam-
brequins, sword, shield of arms. Horse galloping, caparisoned
and plumed. Arms : a lion rampant, PERCY.

Legend in ornamental capitals : —

SIGILLUM • HGNCRJICl • DG • P€RCI. aR ®
B. Within a finely carved gothic rosette of eight points,
trefoiled, and with countersunk trefoils in the spandrils, a
shield of arms : a lion rampant. The background replenished
with branching foliage.

Legend in ornamental capitals.

W SIGILLUM : HE[NR]I[G]I : D€ : P6RCI.
See Vetiista Monumenta, vol. i., pi. xxx., fig. i.



Algernon [Percy,] loth Earl of Northumberland, K.G.
[a.D. 1632-1668.]

6295. Plaster casts from matrix in Department of Anti-
quities. 2| in. [Ixxx. 43, 44.]

0. To the 1. In plate armour : crest or plume of ostrich
feathers on a helmet with vizor raised, sword, scabbard, oval
shield of arms as in the ist quarter of the shield of the rev.
Horse springing, with diapered saddle, on a mount replenished
with herbage and flowers. In the background the sea, thereon
several war-vessels, and on the r. a mountainous country. On
the 1. the sun, as a human face in an eight-pointed star, with
radiancy appearing through the clouds. On the r. a crescent,
the badge of PERCY, encircled with an inscribed garter, and
surrounded by an earl's coronet of five pearls.

No legend.

B. An ornamentally carved shield of arms of sixteen
quarterings. i. quarterly i. iv. a lion rampant, ANCIENT
Dukes of Brabant and Louvain, ii, iii, the lucies or pikes,
haurient, two and one, LucY ; 2. Five fusils conjoined in fess,
Percy, etc. The shield within an inscribed garter of the order,
ensigned with an earl's coronet, on which is the . crest, on a
jewelled helmet, with very extensive mantling or lambre-
quins, on a chapeau turned up ermine a lion statant the tail
extended. Supporters, dex., a lion rampant ; sin., a lion
rampant guardant, ducally crowned, collared gobony. In
base on a riband, with split ends intertwined, the motto : —
* ESPERANCE * * EN * DIEV *



EQUESTRIAN. 333



Legend on a riband : —
' *< ■& SIGILLVM * ^ ALGERNON I nt. COMITIS «< H NORTHVM B /«
RI/E*<*DEG1MI *<*/«*
Carved borders. The workmanship of this seal is remark-
ably fine.

Thomas de Peritone.
6296. [13th cent.] Plaster cast from a good impression.
I| in. [Ixxx. 38.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, cap-like
helmet, sword, shield. Horse galloping.

© SIGILL' THOMe DG PGRITONG.



Normannus, [Ji/. Rad.] de Pesehale, \of Peasenhall,
CO. Suff.]

6297. [Late I2th or early 13th cent.] Pale-green, covered
with a dark-brown varnish : edge chipped. [Harl. ch. 84
A. 10.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, helmet with nasal,
sword, convex shield. Horse galloping.

©SIGILLUM NORMAN De . . . SHALLG.

6298. Sulph. cast. [D.C., D. 143.]

Cf. Norman de Pesehale, of co. Suff. in the Rotuli de Oblatis temp.
Joh; ed. Hardy, p. 300, a.d. 1205.



Willelmus Peuerel, of Dover, [co. Kent^

6299. [Temp. Hen. II., ante A.D. 1166.] Green: very in-
distinct and imperfect ; app. by a closely woven cord of green
silk. About i-^ in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 54 G. 56.]

To the r. In armour. Horse galloping.
Legend wanting.

Elias de Pidele.

6300. [i2th cent] Plaster cast from fine but chipped
impression. 2\ in. [Ixxviii. 91.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, conical helmet and
nasal, long lance with large triangular head and flag with
three streamers, convex kite-shaped shield with central spike
and numerous radiating lines. Horse galloping.
© SlGlLL' GLie DE PIDGLE.



Galfridus Pigot, [of Gamlingay, co. Camdr.]

6301. [End of 12th cent.] Greenish-brown, mottled : fair,
indistinct in places, if in. [Harl. ch. 83 B. 41.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, round-topped helmet,
sword. Horse galloping.

©SIGILLVM GALFRIDI PIGOT.

6302. Sulph. cast. [D.C., D. 144.]



334 CATALOGUE OF SEALS.

Willelmus Pincerna de Hocherton, [or William Le Butiler,

of Hokcrton, co. Nott.']

6303. [13th cent] Dark - green : fine. if in. [Harl.
ch. 83 D. 38.]

To the I. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, flat-topped
helmet, sword, shield. Horse springing.

>© SIGILL' • WILL'I • PINC6RN6 • DG • HOCH'TON.

Beaded borders.

Cf. Will. Pincerna de Hocreton, early 13th cent. Harl. chs. 83 F. 25 ;
112 I. 13.

6304. Sulph. cast. [D.C., E. 221.]



Hasculfus de Pincheni, [of Englefield, co. Berks.]
6305. [Temp. Joh.] Pale greenish-white: fair. il in.
[Add. ch. 7201.]

To the r. A hawk on the r. hand. Horse standing.

g» SIGILL' HASCVLFI DG PINCHGNI.
Cf. Add. ch. 21,890, circ. a.d. 1200.



Henricus de Pincheni, [Lord of Wedon, etc., co. Northt?\

6306. [circ. A.D. 1200.] Pale-green : very imperfect and
defaced ; app. by a plaited cord or riband of silk strands,
green and white. About i^ in. when perfect. [Add.
ch. 21,890.]

To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, sword. Horse
galloping.

Legend wanting.



Edmundus [Plantagenet, sou of Richard Plantagenet,
kUig of the Romans, Earl of Cornwall^

6307. [a.d. 1275.] Bronze-green : very fine, only centre
remaining. About 3 in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 84 C. 9.]

0. To the r. In armour ; hauberk of mail, surcoat, sword,
shield of arms slung by the strap over the shoulder. Horse
galloping. Arms as on rev.

Legend wanting.

U. A shield of arms : a lion rampant crowned, within a
bordure, charged with fourteen roundles. Fine Italian work-
manship.

Legend wanting.

Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 94 ; Todd, History of Ashridge Cottege.

6308. [a.d. 1275.] Bronze-green: very fine, only centre
remaining. [Harl. ch. 84 C. 11.]

0. As before.

B;. Part of the eagle on which the shield of arms is slung
by the strap may be seen in this example.

6309. Sulph. casts oi obv. and rev. [D.C., E. 269, 270.]



EQUESTRIAN. 33S



Edwardus [PlantagenetJ son of King Henry III.,
[and afterwards King Edivard /.]

6310. [a.D. 1259.] Green: originally fine, now only the
centre remaining ; app. by plaited cords of faded red thread.
About 31 in. when perfect. [Add. ch. 20,442.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of chain mail, surcoat,
[cap-shaped helmet,] sword, shield of arms. Horse galloping,
with ornamental breast-band, crossed girths, and saddle
diapered and bordered. Arms as in rev.

Legend wanting.

R. A shield of arms : ENGLAND, with a label of five points.
Fine workmanship.

Legend wanting.

6311. [a.D. 1262.] Creamy - white : fine, but imperfect,
only centre remaining. [Harl. ch. 43 C. 42.]



V> R6

R [F]ILII He



6312. [a.D. 1266.] Creamy- white : fine, imperfect, only
centre remaining. [Harl. ch. 43 C. 49.]

6313. [a.D. 1269.] Dark bronze-green: imperfect, only
centre remaining. [Egert. ch. 255.]

6314. [a.D. 1272.] Creamy-white: fine, but imperfect.
[Harl. ch. 43 C. 48.]

0. The head of the prince, with flat-topped helmet and
vizor closed, remaining.

6315. Plaster casts from fine impression. [Ixxx. 59, 60.]
0. * eADWARDVs ; PRIM0G6NITVS ; ex ; HeRes ; domini ;

RGGIS; ANGLIG.

The letters AR of Edivardus conjoined.

R. © SIGILLUM : eADWARDl : FILII ; H€NRIC1 I ILLUSTRIS \

ReGis : ANGLie.

The engraving in Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 120, gives the legends : — •

0. * eOWARDVS NeS R6GIS ANGLie.

R. SIGILLVM • eOWARDI ■ FILII • H6NRIGI

RGGIS • ANGLI6.

The letters AN in Anglie conjoined.



Edwardus [Plantagenet,] Duke of Aqicitaine, Earl of Chester,
Ponthieu, etc., [afterwards King Edward III?[

6316. [a.D. 1325.] Plaster casts from fine impression ; the
legend injured in places. 3^ in. [Ixxx. 69.]

0. To the 1. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat of
arms, helmet with closed vizor, rectangular shoulder-piece,
chained sword, shield of arms. Horse caparisoned. Arms :
England, with a label of three points. All within an inner



336 CATALOGUE OF SEALS.

border of small cusps, fleury, with carving countersunk in the

spandrils.

S" 6DWARDVS PRIMOGeNIT' RCGIS ANGLie • DVX ■ AQVITANIG •

GOMes ■ cesTRie • pontivi • z • motissrolii.
The letters AN in Aqititanie conjoined.
B. A shield of arms : England, with a label or file of five
points. The inner border as in obv.

S' eOWARDI ■ P'MOGeNITl • REGIS • ANGLIG • DVGIS •
AQVlTANNie : GOMITIS : CeSTRlG • PONTIVI ■ Z ■
MONTISSOROLLII.
Cf. Douet d'Arcq, Collection de Sceaitx, No. 10,092.



Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, fathei' of Henry II.,
ob. A.D. 1150.

6317. Plaster casts from imperfect impression. About 3-i- in.
when perfect. [Ixxx. 46, 47.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk, conical helmet, kite-
shaped shield held by an enarme, and showing the interior
side, sword.

Legend wanting.

R. Same style, in the r. h. a long lance-flag with three
streamers in place of sword.

Legend wanting.

Gaufridus [Plantagenet,] son of King Henry [//.]

SJDuke of Brittany and] Earl of Richmond.

[A.D. 1168-1186.]

6318. Dark-green, mottled : imperfect and indistinct ; app.
by strands of green silk. 3-I- in. [Harl. ch. 43 C. 35.]

0. To the r. In armour : long convex shield, lance with
flag and streamers. Horse galloping.

^ GAVFRIDVS ■ HGNRICI • R6GIS ■ FILIVS NIE.

To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat, helmet with
nasal, sword, shield showing interior side. Horse galloping.
GA 101 • R6G1S ■ FILIVS ■ COMeS • RlCHeMVNOe.



Hamelinus [Plantagenet, natural son of GEOFFREY, Coimt of
A njou^ Earl of Warenne.

6319. [A.D. 1163-1202.] Dark -green : fine, but very im-
perfect. About 3 in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 43 C. 14.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk, surcoat, sword, long
convex shield with ornamental star and central spike. Horse
galloping, with ornamental breast-band and saddle diapered
and bordered.

.... GIL Nl ■ C

R. Small oval counterseal. i X \ in. Impression of an
antique oval intaglio gem. An Imperial bust in profile to the
r., filleted.

6 : LGGe : A TEGG : ~



EQUESTRIAN. 33/



Henricus, Dux Normannornm, etc., A.D. 1147-1154.
{Afterwards King Henry II.)

6320. Greenish-brown ; fine fragment, showing only the
centre. About 3^ in. when perfect. [Harl. ch. 84 C. 3.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, spear. Horse
with ornamental saddle.

B;. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, kite-shaped
shield showing the interior side. Horse with ornamental
breast-band and saddle; the ring-like stirrup hangs from a chain.

Legend wanting.

6321. Green, with dark varnish, [xxxv. 19 N.]

A small detached fragment, showing the body covered with
hauberk of mail, the coif, the conical helmet, and the shield,
of the ob. and rev. Fine workmanship.

Cf. Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 54.

6322. Plaster casts from fine impression, very imperfect at
the edges. [Ixxx. 63, 64.]

0. To the r. In armour: hauberk of mail, conical helmet
and nasal, kite-shaped shield held by the strap and showing
interior side only, long lance flag with three streamers. Horse
with ornamental saddle and breast-band.

®i HEN DEGAVORV.

B:. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail and continuous coif,

conical helmet and nasal, kite-shaped shield held by the strap

and showing interior side only, sword. Horse with ornamental

breast-band and saddle, ring-like stirrup hanging from a chain.

S> HENRICV ORVM.



Johannes, \Count of Mortaigne, afterwards King Johni\

6323. \circ. A.D. 11 88.] Very dark green: fine, edge
chipped ; app. by a closely woven cord or bobbin of light
coloured threads. 3J- in. [Harl. ch. 83 A. 27.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, coif, surcoat,
belt, cap-shaped helmet and nasal, sword, convex shield of
arms slung round the neck by a strap. Horse galloping, with
ornamental breast-band, s.addle and stirrup. Arms : two lions
passant in pale,

e« SIGILLVtM : IOH3ANNIS : FILM : REGIS : ANGLI6 : DCOMINI :
HIB'Nie.l

B. A small oval counterseal. \~ Y. \\n. Impression of an
antique oval intaglio gem set in a ring. Bust of a female, to the r.

© SeCRGTVM lOHANNIS.

6324. Sulph. cast oi obv. only. [D.C., D. 116.]

6325. \a.nte A.D. 11 88.] Dark-green, speckled: edge very
imperfect. [Harl. ch. 83 A. 26.]

0. . . . GIL .... HANNIS AN DO

B. As before.

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6326. [cii'C. A.D. 1188.] Greenish-brown, varnished: the
face flaked away in parts ; app. by a cord of hollow bobbin,
of green and white threads. [Harl. ch. 43 C. 32.]

0. © SIGI OMINI HIB'Nie.

R. Imperfect.

§< SeCR HANNIS.

6327. Sulph. cast oi obv. only. [D.C., D. 1 17.]
Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 55 ; cf. p. 81.



Ricardus [Plantagenet,] Earl of Cornzvall, Count of Poicto2i;

[afterwards king of the Romans, second son of King John,

A.D. 1209-1272.]

6328. Green : fine, chipped ; originally app. by plaited
cords of silk to a charter. 3^ in. [xxxvi. 215.]

To the r. In armour: hauberk of mail, coif, flat-topped
helmet with vizor down, sword, shield of arms slung by the
strap round the neck. Horse galloping with ornamental
breast-band, crossed girths, and embroidered saddle. For
arms see the rev.

SIGKLLVM :] RICARDI : COMITIS : PICTAVIG :

R. On a background of foliage forming a tree of three
branches elegantly designed with fruit in clusters, a shield of
arms : a lion rampant crowned, PoiCTOU, within a bordure
bezantee. Ancient Duchy of Cornwall.

-.^ SIGILLVM : RICARDI : COMITIS : GORNVBie.

6329. [A.D. 1226-1257.] Pale bronze green : very fine,
imperfect. [Harl. ch. 1 1 1 C. 60.]

0. SIG ICT

R. SIGILLVM VBI6.

6329.* Dark green : originally a fine impression, now very
imperfect. [Add. ch. 34,104.]
Legend wanting.
Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 95.

AnotJier Seal.

6330. [a.D. 1227.] Plaster casts from imperfect impression.
2^ in. [Ixxx. 56, 57.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail, surcoat of arms,
flat-topped helmet, sword, convex shield of arms. Horse
galloping, caparisoned. Arms as in rev.

SIGILL'M RICARDI Fl

R. A shield of arms : a lion rampant, crowned, within a
bordure charged with nine roundles, Richard, Earl of Corn-
wall. The art of this seal is apparently French, and it is of
poor workmanship.

© TAVI6NSIS.

See Sandford, Geneal. Hist., p. 95 ; Douet d'Arcq, Collection de
Sceaux, No. 10,188.



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Thomas [Plantagenet, 2nd\ Earl of Lancastei\ [a.d. 1295-

1321,] Earl of Leicester, [Derby, Lincoln, and Ferrers^

Stezvard of England.

6331. Pale yellowish-brown : fine, cracked and chipped,
with marks of the studs used to steady the matrix. 4f in.
[Cott. ch. xvi. 7.]

0. To the r. In armour : hauberk of mail with continuous
coif, surcoat of arms, square shoulder-piece, helmet with vizor
closed and surmounted by a lambrequin and the crest, a wyvern



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