People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Seal-Matrix: Patrick, earl of Dunbar (d.1248) (2)

Patrick (II), earl of Dunbar (d.1248)
Matrix Shape
Image description (obverse)
Second single-sided seal, used from the death of Patrick's father in December 1232. The single-sided seal depicts the earl on horseback (unusually) to *dexter*, wearing armour with a surcoat and a flat-topped helmet topped with two small flags. He is carrying his sword in his right hand and a shield of arms with a lion *rampant* on his left.
Image description (reverse)
Legend (obverse)
+ SIGILLVM:PATRICII COMITIS:DE DVNBAR (“Seal of Patrick, earl of Dunbar”).
Legend (reverse)
Dimensions: 2 5/8 in. (67 mm.) diameter. SW II, p.432 (with mistaken Durham reference). Durham 2807 (1).