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Place: Cosby

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Cosby I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 26 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (were there). 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 20 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: Esbiorn <of Oadby>.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Waltheof.
  • Lord in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Phillimore reference: 40,3

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