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Image of window at Canterbury Cathedral. Jordan, the son of Eisulf, was a Knight of "great name" according to the record of the miracles by Benedict of Peterborough. He was a friend of Becket. Plague struck his house and Brito (Britonis), the nurse to his 10-year-old son William died. The boy was also taken ill, and he died a week later. A priest came, and a vigil was held overnight at William's bedside. That day some pilgrims who had been to the tomb of St Thomas came to the house and given hospitality because of Jordan's belief in the Saint. Photo courtesy of Julian P Guffogg Geograph creative commons

Stained glass window in Canterbury Cathedral shows pilgrims treating a boy with plague. Photo courtesy Julian P Guffogg, Geograph creative commons

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