The St Cuthbert Window

9b St Cuthbert's miraculous robes and an infant's rebuke of St Cuthbert

This panel merges two stories, one by Bede and the other by an anonymous author. In Bede’s story a three-year-old child tells Cuthbert off for playing in a manner that did not befit his future status as a bishop. The toddler is shown on the right, dressed in white. Rather than the games described by Bede, Cuthbert is showing performing the miracle from the other story, where he does a handstand, but his robes remain upright to protect his dignity.