Mr Monkey looked around the central courtyard, which is surrounded by rows of small houses. From 1245 to 1937 each house was the home of a beguine, a woman who lived like nuns but without the binding vows. Mr Monkey followed all the other visitors to the gate in the north-eastern corner of the Begijnhof.
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