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Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Corporal Works of Mercy:

Abbreviations, Brief Citations and Bibliography



AJ - The Archaeological Journal

BL - British Library

BM - Burlington Magazine

GM - Gentleman's Magazine

JBAA - Journal of the British Archaeological Association

JWCI - Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

NA - Norfolk Archaeology

RCHM - Royal Commission of Historical Monuments

VCH - Victoria History of the Counties of England


Brief Citations

Caiger-Smith (1963) - A.Caiger-Smith, English Medieval Mural Painting (Oxford 1963).

Duffy (1992) - E.Duffy, The Stripping of the Altars. Traditional Religion in England (New Haven and London 1992).

Keyser (1883) - C.E.Keyser, A List of Buildings in Great Britain and - Ireland having mural and other painted decorations (London 1883).

Rouse (1991) - E.C.Rouse, Medieval Wall Painting (Princess Risborough 1991).

Tristram (1944) - E.W.Tristram, English Medieval Wall Painting. The Twelfth Century (Oxford 1944).

Tristram (1950) - E.W.Tristram, English Medieval Wall Painting: The Thirteenth Century (Oxford 1950).

Tristram (1955) - E.W.Tristram, English Wall Painting of the Fourteenth Century (London 1955).

Wall (1914) - J.Wall, English Medieval Wall Painting (London 1914).


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