Near Remagen, Germany, the remains of a once stately castle. All that remain is the former window well where once a heart broken knight spent his remaining days on the nunnery called Nonnenwerth where his beloved took the veil when she thought he was dead from battle. http://exploringculturesearchinglight.com/2013/09/18/the-rolands-bogen-a-legend-of-a-knight-maiden-and-love/
Nonnenwerth is an island near Bad Honnef in the Rhine, upriver from Cologne. The island is mainly known as the site of a monastery of Benedictine nuns, later a Franciscan convent. There was a community of Benedictine nuns here from its foundation in 1126, by Archbishop Frederick I of Cologne and Abbot Kuno of Siegburg. This was destroyed by fire in 1773 and rebuilt in the Baroque style.
Nonnenwerth - A cloister, immediately below the castle they built together, where Roland’s wife, Hildegund, went upon learning her husband had died. He had not but she never knew that. He pined for her from the window of the castle overlooking the island,
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