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30 Oct: Memento Mori Monday

St Mary's Church in Sparham boasts an impressive Memento Mori on a 16th century rood screen which depicts a particularly dapper pair of skeletal messengers in the Danse Macabre.


In the first panel, a shrouded skeleton rises from its tomb and points to the font while an adjoining panel has a female skeleton offering her male friend a flower.

The Danse Macabre at Sparham. CREDIT: Stacia Briggs

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