Hawksmoor Glossary

Hawksmoor Glossary


a person who is persecuted for his or hers religious beliefs and in the end is killed because of them

Rueful smile

a smile expressing sorrow or regret


a person who in the past did not belonged to the Christian faith and instead still maintained the old ways and old religions


a hidden room under a church


a person who has a talent for building


a term referring generally to a young boy working under a master in order to learn a trade


a person who travels from one place to another in search of work; can also refers to homeless people who rely on begging to survive


not in good shape


a person who studies the human history by looking at human remains and other vestiges from the past


someone who examined the dead body of a person in order to determine the cause of death and the circumstanced leading to their death

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