Pamela Tudor-Craig

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Pamela Tudor-Craig, Lady Wedgwood FSA (née Wynn Reeves; born 26 June 1928) is a British medieval art historian. Outside of academia she is best known for her contribution to the 1986 TV series The Secret Life of Paintings and its accompanying book of the same name with Richard Foster.[1] Tudor-Craig also participated in the BBC's 1976 series Second Verdict and ITV's 1984 production The Trial of Richard III.[2]

She was educated at the Courtauld Institute of Art, gaining a BA in 1949 and a PhD in 1952. She was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1958 and served on its council between 1989 and 1992. She was curator of the exhibition Richard III at the National Portrait Gallery in 1973.[3] William Jewell College awarded her an honorary doctorate in 1983. Tudor-Craig taught at Harlaxton College in the 1980s. She also taught at the United States International University in London which had locations at Dropmore Park, Berkshire and later at Ashdown Park in East Sussex. While teaching at USIU she arranged private tours for the students of many great buildings including Blenheim Palace and St. Paul's in London.

She married James Tudor-Craig, son of Sir Algernon Tudor-Craig in 1956; they had one daughter, the artist Lil Tudor-Craig. Pamela Tudor-Craig was widowed in 1969 and in 1982 she married Sir John Wedgwood, Bt., of the Wedgwood pottery family. She was widowed for a second time in 1989.


  1. ^ Foster, Richard; Pamela Tudor-Craig (1986). The Secret Life of Paintings. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell Press. ISBN 0-85115-439-5. 
  2. ^ Drewett, Richard (1984). The Trial of Richard III. Gloucester, UK: Sutton. ISBN 0-86299-198-6. 
  3. ^ Tudor-Craig, Pamela (1973). Richard III. London, UK: National Portrait Gallery. ISBN 0-8476-6031-1.