The two seals of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds are attached to the folded lower edge of the document with tags. They are of green wax. That on the left depicts St Edmund with his crown and orb of kingship and palm of martyrdom. The mangled remains on the right appears to depict an abbot in mass vestments.
Charter of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, early 13th century (British Library, Egerton Charter 2180). All images by permission of the British Library.

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