Seal of the Cathedral Chapter

As Exeter became an important religious, political and economic centre so documents needed to be authenticated with official seals. This is a copy of the seal used by the Cathedral Chapter from 1133. The seal shows a church building, but we do not know if it is an accurate depiction of Exeter Cathedral.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
A3614
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Common Name
Seal of the Cathedral Chapter
Simple Name
seal copy
Period Classification
Saxo Norman (1066-1200); Victorian (1837-1901)
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Production Date
1133
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Chapter seal, Exeter, 1133