Ste Barbe [Sancta Barbara], William de
- H. S. Offler
- , revised by Henry Summerson
Ste Barbe [Sancta Barbara], William de (c. 1080–1152), bishop of Durham, had obscure antecedents. He was presumably a Norman from Ste Barbe-en-Auge in Calvados (arrondissement of Lisieux, canton of Mézidon). He occurs at York as clerk and canon during the 1120s in the entourage of ...