OUNDLE, a market-town in the Northern parliamentary division of Northamptonshire, England, 302 m.
Oundle School, one of the English public schools, was founded under the will of Sir William Laxton, Lord Mayor of London (d.
Oundle has a considerable agricultural trade.
Wilfrid, archbishop of York, is said to have been buried in 711 at a monastery in Oundle (Undele) which appears to have been destroyed shortly afterwards, and was certainly not in existence at the time of the Conquest.
The abbot of Peterborough about the 13th century confirmed to his men of Oundle freedom from tallage, "saving to himself pleas of portmanmoot and all customs pertaining to the market," and they agreed to pay 8 marks, 12S.
Not long after he died at Oundle in Northamptonshire as he was going on a visit to Ceolred, king of Mercia (709).