De Lovetot in colour…

A window in Sheffield CathedralA trip to the Sheffield Cathedral will reveal to you the beautiful stained glass window depecting the “Six Sheffield Worthies”.

Top row middle is William De Lovetot – described on the Sheffield Cathedral website as;

“…an energetic Norman baron. He was responsible for the first Norman church in Sheffield built on this site c1101, and for Sheffield’s motte and bailey castle, a mill, a bridge over the River Don and a hospital for the poor on Spital Hill.”

Ann Stapleton

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