Seal of Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester (1208-1265)
Art / Sculpture
Plaster of paris
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire
Small circular plaster cast of a seal has a lion rampant on a triangular shield. The motto reads 'SIMON DE MONTFORT'. On the reverse handwritten in pencil is 'Simon De Montfort Counterseal'.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.