James Stuart, seal of office, 1660-75

Seal of James Stuart as Lord High Admiral of England and Ireland and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, when Duke of York. It depicts the Royal Arms on the sail of a warship. Inscription: 'SIGIL . ILLVS . DVCIS . EBOR . ALBA . COM. VLTON. SVMMI . ANGLIAE . & . HIB . ARCHITHAE . GVARD . QVINQ . PORT . PRACLA. ORD . GAR . MIL & CT'. The cast is mounted on an emulsioned plywood backboard with a label.

Object Details

ID: SEC0240
Type: Seal cast
Display location: Not on display
Date made: 17C; 1660-73
People: King James II and VII
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 12 mm x 138 mm

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