Royal Seals (Hardback)
The National Archives: Images of Power and Majesty
Royal Seals is an introduction to the seals of the kings and queens of England, Scotland and latterly the United Kingdom, as well as the Church and nobility.
Ranging from Medieval times to modern day, it uses images of impressive wax seals held at The National Archives to show the historical importance of these beautiful works of art.
Included are features on the great seals of famous monarchs like Richard III, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and twentieth-century monarchs, as well as insights on the role of seals in treaties and foreign policy.
With ecclesiastical seals and those of the nobility and lower orders included, this is a comprehensive and lavishly illustrated guide.