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Place: Merston

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  • Hundred: Boxgrove
  • Area: Chichester
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 exemption units. Taxed on 6.0. Payments of 0.1 urban.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £6. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 6 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. 3 mills, value 0.35.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Gyrth.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Osmelin.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 11,110

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