By Professor Phillipp Schofield,Dr. E. A. New
Seals and Society arises from an incredible venture investigating seals and their use in medieval Wales, the Welsh March and neighbouring counties in England. the 1st significant learn of seals within the context of 1 a part of medieval Western ecu society, the quantity additionally deals a brand new viewpoint at the background of medieval Wales and its outer edge by means of addressing a number of topics by way of the perception that seals can provide the historian. even though the current research indicates very important nearby differences within the take-up of seals in medieval Wales, it's also transparent that seal utilization elevated from the later 12th century and unfold greatly in Welsh society, specially in these components of Wales neighbouring England or the place there were an early English incursion. via a sequence of chapters, the authors learn the ways that seals can make clear the criminal, administrative, social and fiscal heritage of the interval in Wales and its border area. Seals offer exact insights into the alternatives participants, women and men, made in representing themselves to the broader global, and this factor is tested heavily. Supported via virtually a hundred photographs collected by way of the venture group, the quantity is of serious curiosity to these engaged on seals, their motifs, their use and advancements of their utilization over the excessive and later center a long time.
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Seals and Society: Medieval Wales, the Welsh Marches and their English Border Region by Professor Phillipp Schofield,Dr. E. A. New