People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: Archibald, bishop of Moray (d.1298)

Archibald, bishop of Moray (d.1298)
Matrix Shape
pointed oval
Image description (obverse)
Single-sided seal. The bishop is shown front face, with mitre, with his right hand raised in benediction and his left holding a crozier turned inwards, on a carved corbel.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
S’ ARCHEBALDI DEI GRA EPI MORAVIEN (“Seal of Archibald, by the grace of God, bishop of Moray”)
Legend (reverse)
Dimensions: 2 5/8 × 1 5/8 in. (63 × 41 mm.) SW I, p.153. Durham 3611.