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Peʹterborough (Northamptonshire)

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So called from the monastery of St. Peter, founded in 655. Tracts relating to this monastery are published in Sparke’s collection.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Peter Peebles
Peter-pence
Peter Pindar
Peter Porcupine
Peter Wilkins
Peter of Provence
Peter the Great
Peter the Hermit (in Tasso)
Peter the Wild Boy
Peterboat
Peterborough (Northamptonshire)
Peterloo
Petit-Maître
Petit Serjeantry
Petitio Principii (A)
Petitioners and Abhorrers
Petrarch
Petrel
Petrified
Petrobrussians or Petrobrusians
Petronel

See Also:

Peterborough