The Rt Rev. Walter Langton

Died aged unknown

Walter Langton (died 1321) was a bishop of Coventry and Lichfield and treasurer of England. Langton was probably a native of Langton West in Leicestershire. The life of Langton, was strongly influenced by his family, his uncle William Langton and mentor, Robert Burnell, Lord Chancellor of England. Then by the years in which he served King Edward I of England.

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Under and extending along this pavement are the remains of the great bridge over the Vivarium by Bishop Walter de Langton (1296 to 1321). It lies about four feet below the pavement level. Consists of seven arches and is seven feet in width.

Near the Garden of Rememberance (and Causeway Bridge) - Bird Street, Lichfield, United Kingdom where they built a bridge