John de Warenne

A memorial brass showing a headless knight in armour with a lion at his feet, situated behind the font, dates from c1430. The shield in the top left corner suggests it is John de Warenne, a descendant of the William de Warenne who built the castle and founded, together with his wife Gundrada, the Cluniac Priory of St Pancras in Southover, Lewes.

de Warenne shield detail

de Warenne shield detail

de Warenne headless knight with lion and shield

de Warenne headless knight with lion and shield