People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: William of Bondington, bishop of Glasgow (d.1258) (counterseal)

William of Bondington, bishop of Glasgow (d.1258)
Matrix Shape
pointed oval
Image description (obverse)
Counterseal depicting Saint Kentigern (Saint Mungo) as a bishop on a carved bracket, in profile with a mitre, his right hand held out in benediction and his left holding a crozier in front of him. On the *sinister* kneels the bishop, with his mitre, and his hands raised in adoration.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
ORA PRO NOBIS BEATE KENTIGERNE (“Pray for us, Saint Kentigern”)
Legend (reverse)
Dimensions: 2 × 1 1/8 in. (cf. the measurements supplied by SCRAN of 54 × 34 mm. and Greenwell and Blair of 44 × 25 mm.) SW I, p.109. Scran ID: 000-180-001-768-C; c.1233. Durham 3609 (2).