September 23, 2019

Chronicles from the Archives: The Origin of the Sedbergh Wolf

The Origin of the Sedbergh Wolf The Sedbergh Wolf has come to symbolise team-work, community, loyalty, competition, striving to achieve, passion and creativity. But how did this iconic image come to be associated with Sedbergh School? Sedbergh School was founded by Roger Lupton who was Provost of Eton College, Canon of Windsor and chaplain to Kings’ Henry VII and Henry VIII. Lupton was advisor to the monarchs during the fraught separation from the roman catholic church. Lupton was granted a coat of arms by King Henry VII which included three wolf heads. These refer to his surname Lupton which is derived from...
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