Cross of the Knight of Santiago, recovered from the wreck-site of the Armada galleass Girona which sank off Lacada Point, Co Antrim, in 1588.
Cross of a Knight of Santiago by Unknown Artist, 16th century
Photograph © Ulster Museum
- Gold with sections of red enamel
- 4.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,500 ( Total: £4,000)
- Acquired in:
- Salvors of the Galleas Girona.
Believed to have belonged to the Commander in Chief Don Alonso.
Belonged to Don Alonso Martinez de Leiva; found by Salvors of the Galleas Girona (Portrush Sub-Aqua Club). Discovered in 1967.