Katherine Willoughby: Following the Footsteps


Blue:  in current use
Purple:  later replacement
Green:  ruins
Grey:  no trace

1.  Moat Hall, Parham, Suffolk

2.  St Mary of the Assumption Church, Ufford, Suffolk

3.  Westhorpe Hall, Westhorpe. Suffolk

4.  Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire

5.  Eresby Manor, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

6.  Grimsthorpe Castle, Grimsthorpe, Lincolnshire

7.  Sheffield Castle, Sheffield, Yorkshire

8.  Kingston, Cambridgeshire

9.  St John’s Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

10. Buckden Palace, Bedfordshire

11. Willoughby House, Barbican, London

12. Wesel, Germany

13. Weinheim, Germany

14. Samogitia, Lithuania

15. St James’ Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Katherine’s inheritance was centred on Lincolnshire, and her favourite home was Grimsthorpe Castle. She also had a London house, under the modern-day Barbican. Between 1555 and 1558, she travelled deep into Germany, and then on to Lithuania.   

Read more about the places associated with Katherine Willoughby here