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Place: Southmere

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  • Hundred: Docking
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.5 geld units (quite large).

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  • Head of manor: Fakenham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 13.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £30.8. Value to lord c. 1070 £20.
  • Households: 33 villagers. 9 smallholders. 10 slaves. 61 freemen. 1 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 14 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 16 acres. Woodland 60 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 3 cobs. 87 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 cobs. 3 cattle. 14 pigs. 347 sheep. 4 .
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric (Blaec); (Earl) Harold; free man, one.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Southmere; Stanhoe; Titchwell.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,2

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