Anchorhold

Entertainment / Literature / Anchorhold: In medieval times, an enclosure in the wall of a church where an anchorite or anchoress would be sealed up alive as a gesture of faith.

Anchorite

Entertainment / Literature / Anchorite: An eremite or hermit in the medieval period who requests permission from the local pastor to be sealed up in a small cell attached to the side of the church, where the anchorite would live out the res MORE

Anchoress

Entertainment / Literature / Anchoress: A female anchorite. These women were eremites or hermits in the medieval period who would request permission from the local pastor to be walled up alive in a small cell attached to the side of the chu MORE

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