Definitions for "Abbotsbury Abbey"
The Abbey of St Peter was a Benedictine Monastery in the village of Abbotsbury in Dorset, England. The abbey was founded in the 11th century by King Canute's steward Orc and his wife Thola. Canute's successor, Edward the Confessor, was impressed with the abbey and granted Orc the rights to the shore of The Fleet and any shipwrecks in the area.