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Place: Shearsby

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.8.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 * 2 furlongs.
  • Lord in 1066: Harding (son of Alnoth).
  • Lord in 1086: Norman <of Hallaton>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Aubrey (of Coucy).
  • Phillimore reference: 10,6

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