People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1210)

Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow (d.1210)
Matrix Shape
pointed oval
Image description (obverse)
Single-sided seal depicting the bishop in profile to *sinister*, seated on a carved chair in front of a lectern on which is a book; in his left hand is a rod, and his right hand is raised with the forefinger extended.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
SIGILL’ FLOREN[TII GLA]SGVENSIS ELECTI (“Seal of Florence, bishop-elect of Glasgow”)
Legend (reverse)
Dimensions: 2 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (63 mm × 42 mm) SW I, p.109. Scran ID: 000-180-001-748-C; dated c.1202.