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Place: Matlask

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  • Hundred: South Erpingham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 54.9 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.2 geld units (quite large).

Matlask appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Cawston.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 18.3 geld units. 9.25 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £31.3. Value to lord in 1086 £41.4.
  • Households: 39 villagers. 57 smallholders. 4 slaves. 69.5 freemen. 4 free men.
  • Ploughland: 5 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 20.3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 32 acres. Woodland 1068 pigs. 3 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 4 cobs. 20 cattle. 40 pigs. 60 sheep. 50 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cobs. 20 cattle. 48 pigs. 60 sheep. 50 goats. 5 beehives. 2 .
  • Lords in 1066: (Earl) Harold; free man, one.
  • Overlords in 1066: (Earl) Harold; St Benet of Holme, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Blickling; Cawston; Colby; Marsham; Matlask; Oulton; Stratton [Strawless]; Wickmere.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,57

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