The main seal on the left is a rather elaborate heraldic type, with the family coat of arms on a shield set diagonally at the bottom, surmounted by a helm with coronet, crest and mantling. It is not possible to make out the horse's head crest which is found on the owner's funerary monument. The design of the small signet on the right is impossible to discern.
Redmayn tomb Detail of the funerary monument to Richard Redmayn, showing his head resting on a horse's head, which is the crest of his helm. This may represent a rebus, or pun on his name. He is also wearing an SS collar to indicate his Lancastrian affinities.
Private charter of Richard and Elizabeth Redmayn, of 1417 (British Library, Harleian Charter 112 C 30). All images by permission of the British Library.

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