Authorized Form of NamePeterborough Abbey; c.655-1539; Benedictine religious house
Corporate NamePeterborough Abbey
TypeOfEntityCorporate
Datesc.655-1539
CodeGB/109/11181
EpithetBenedictine religious house
OtherFormsOfNameMedeshamstede
DatesAndPlacesEarly monastery founded c. 655 (called Medeshamstede), but destroyed by the Danes in 870; refounded c. 966; dissolved in 1539. The abbey church was converted into a cathedral in 1541 for a dean and six prebendaries.
RelationshipsDependencies: Oxney (cell) and various hospitals in Peterborough, Stamford, Cotes and Southorpe
SourceKnowles and Hadcock, Medieval Religious Houses, (1953) p. 73.

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