People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: Seal of David I as earl of Huntingdon, c.1120

David I, king of Scots (d.1153)
Matrix Shape
Image description (obverse)
This single-sided seal depicts the earl on horseback to *sinister* wearing chain armour, a conical helmet and shows with pointed toes, holding a lance sloping backward with a pennon with three tails and a device apparently of four roundels in his right hand, and his reigns and shield, with inside shown, in his left.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
SIGILLVM DAVIT COMITIS ANGLORV REGINE FRIS (“Seal of Earl David, brother of the queen of the English”)
Legend (reverse)
Dimensions: 2 ¾ in. (72 mm.) diameter. SW I, p.40.