ancor-līf

ancor-līf, n.n: eremitic life; life as a hermit, religious recluse or anchorite. (AHN-kor-leef)

St Guthlac in one of his less reclusive moments. Guthlac Roll. Abbey of Crowland (Lincolnshire), 1175-1215. London, British Library, Harley Roll Y 6, f. 4r. [bl.uk]

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