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Place: Shenton

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).

Shenton appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.1.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (tre). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelric son of Mergeat.
  • Lord in 1086: Norman <of Hallaton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert of Vessey.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,2

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