- Stephen,c1165–1228, English theologian, historian, and poet: archbishop of Canterbury.
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I lost a pot of money last night to Langton, and have n't got it to pay him.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.
Charles James Lever
Men they were who inherited the blood of the saintly Langton and of his lordly Barons.
“I am afraid there is very little hope of that,” answered Langton.
“The sound travels further than you suppose,” answered Langton.
“Keep quiet, and trust to us,” said Langton, seizing him by one arm.
- Stephen. ?1150–1228, English cardinal; archbishop of Canterbury (1213–28). He was consecrated archbishop by Pope Innocent III in 1207 but was kept out of his see by King John until 1213. He was partly responsible for the Magna Carta (1215)