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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

Royal Charter of King Stephen

Estate: Great Bricett, Suffolk
Category: Royal Documents
Reference code: KCAR/6/2/69/1/2/1 GBR/22

Royal document featuring the second Great Seal of King Stephen in brown wax

Charter of King Stephen, granting a market and fairs to Bricett manor.

1152

A rare, well-preserved example of King Stephen's second Great Seal is attached:

Seal in dark brown wax depicting King Stephen seated on his throne
Front
Seal in dark green wax depicting King Stephen on a horse
Reverse