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Privy Seal


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John (1167—1216) king of England, and lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and of Aquitaine, and count of Anjou

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From the 12th century the clerks of the king's chamber attached a private seal to documents. By the 14th century the authority of this seal rivalled that of the Great Seal.

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