|The seal is of a standard equestrian type, indicating that its owner was a member of the nobility. He is depicted with very long legs and arms and a huge sword, mounted on a rather small horse which is galloping in the way that horses did before the invention of movie film, when they discovered that it wasn't done that way. The edge of the seal is damaged so that the inscription is illegible.|
|Charter of Gervaise Payne to the nuns of Nuneaton, late 12th century (British Library, add. charter 47424). All images by permission of the British Library.|
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