People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: Elizabeth, wife of Andrew del Bois

Owner
Elizabeth Bisset, wife of Andrew del Bois
Matrix Shape
pointed oval
Image description (obverse)
Single-sided privy seal depicting two lions *combatant* surrounded by four shields bearing arms of a *bend*. The design of the shields and the seal legend refer to Elizabeth’s Bisset lineage, her father being John Bisset.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
SIGILLVM SECRETI ELIZABETH BYSETE (“Secret/privy seal of Elizabeth Bisset”).
Legend (reverse)
Catalogue
P/Bis/1
Notes
Dimensions: 1 7/8 × 1 3/16 in. SW II, p.248, no.366.