Dr Ellie Pridgeon FSA promoting the study of medieval wall paintings

Church Monuments Society: Best Church Monuments Guide

The Church Monuments Society has recently launched Best Church Monuments Guide: A Contest.  The Society will award a prize of £500 to the church guide or leaflet providing the best account of the church’s funerary and other monuments.

For further information follow this link:

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Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire – May 2013

Ellie will be delivering a talk to the Hurstbourne Tarrant Historial Society (Hampshire) on 14th May 2013 (8.15pm).  This will focus on the Hurstbourne Tarrant wall paintings, which include the Three Living and the Three Dead and the Seven Deadly Sins.

Three Living and Three Dead, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire

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South Newington Wall Painting Symposium – Details

You can download the brochure for the South Newington Wall Painting Symposium at:

Speakers include Dr Miriam Gill, Dr Ellie Pridgeon, Professor Alexandra Walsham and Ann Ballantyne.

Monday June 4th 2pm to 6pm

South Newington Church, Oxfordshire

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Oddington: Putting the Record Straight

Roger Rosewell’s online article on the north-wall painting at Oddington (Gloucestershire) discusses Edwards’ misinterpretation of the scheme as characters from a mortality play.  Roger highlights Dr Miriam Gill’s accurate reinterpretation of the paintings as depictions of the Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works of Mercy:!articles

Dr Miriam Gill researched and compiled the text for the University of Leicester History of Art Department’s Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works Website:


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