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 Burning of the Philosophers.

On the left the Emperor enthroned, wearing a triple crown, a drawn sword in his right hand; in the centre, a group of Philosophers in the furnace, with an executioner behind them throwing one of their number into the flames; to the right, the Saint, encouraging the martyrs.

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