King James II.
Great Seal – Reverse – Red.
This is the great seal Of King James II of England.
James II was the second son of Charles I, he had been in exile during the civil war and served with both the French and Spanish Army. James was a catholic and his persecution of the protestant clergy made him very unpopular and hated by the public. His daughter Mary was brought up a Protestant and married William of Orange, after the Monmouth uprising and the Assizes of Judge Jefferies parliament asked William to take the throne. James fled to France and died in exile in 1701.
This reproduction is the reverse side and has been taken from a copy that would have been produced directly from an original impression in wax. Preserved for hundreds of years this copy shows the fine detail of the original and makes the perfect addition for any collection.
Each monarch of England would have had their own unique great royal seal. These seals were affixed to documentation to show and prove their authentication and validate that they are genuine in the absence of the monarch themselves. Originally these would have been made from wax and held together a document or scroll by a cord passing through the wax seal.
Our reproductions capture all the fine detail of the original wax casting and are moulded and then hand cast in a resin composite to produce a very accurate and high quality reproduction.
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Approximately 16 cm in diameter and comes with D-Ring to wall mount