This book is the first on the history of English seals by the foremost scholar on the subject. It will be of interest not only to students of art-history and archaeology, but on account of the legal, political, social and cultural insights it provides, also to general historians of the Middle Ages. The author examines the seal as evidence of the authenticity of a document, where it performs a function similar to the modern signature. He discusses the wider historical implications of the seals and considers those who ...

Tea: The Perfect Brew 2001, Murdoch Books (AU)

ISBN-13: 9781853919992

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