Sporle, Norfolk, England. St. Mary's Church, South Aisle
Wall Painting, 1390-1400
Reconstructed copy, St. Mary's Church
photo © Stanbury/MMK
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The Massacre of the Soldiers of the Guard.

A double scene; four executioners, two of them brandishing scimitars above their heads, fall upon a group of soldiers, all in armour and pointed bascinets, striking them to the ground; to the right, a hillside covered with grass and flowers, and a conventionalized tree.

Text from E.W. Tristram, English Wall Painting in the 14th Century. London: Routledge, 1955,       249-250.