The St Cuthbert Window

8b St Cuthbert predicts the colour of an unborn calf

This panel represents the miracle of Cuthbert predicting the colour of an unborn calf, which is then born and revealed to be the colour he predicted. The panel depicts the moment that Cuthbert makes his prediction to his guardian, the bishop, during a tour of the bishop’s lands. The episode was probably included as it prefigures his adult visions and prophecies, and so shows that he possessed saintly powers even as a child.