Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Stephen Langton
South aisle window depicting Stephen Langton (c. 1150 – 9 July 1228).
"Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death in 1228. The dispute between King John of England and Pope Innocent III over his election was a major factor to the crisis which produced Magna Carta in 1215.
Cardinal Langton is also credited with having divided the Bible into the standard modern arrangement of chapters used today"
Probably born next door to the church on the moated manor site.
DB 2 May 2018
Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Church, Stephen Langton