Seal

Lead bulla. This was probably attached to a letter from Pope Urbanus III to Archbishop Baldwin in 1187.

Item Features

Object Number T-122020-01
Number of objects 1
Alternative marking None
Place of Discovery Rear garden of 5 Bubblestone Road, Otford TN14 5PW UK
Date of discovery 31/12/1969
Who Found it Elizabeth Ward
Significance to the collection Highly significant. Relates to the mediaeval history of the Palace
Marks Front: Urbanus PP III, Reverse: SPASE
Width 40 mm
Height 40 mm
Length / Depth 4 mm
Completeness Complete
Maker Vatican
Place of Manufacture Rome, Italy
Year of Manufacture or Origin 1187 AD
Date Acquired 01/01/2020
Significance to the Collection Highly significant. Relates to the mediaeval history of the Palace
Condition of Holding Owned
Object Owner APCT