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Place: Browston

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  • Hundred: Lothingland
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 9 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).

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  • Head of manor: Herringfleet.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.6. Value to lord in 1086 £1.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.6.
  • Households: 3 smallholders. 6 free men.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 10 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 14 pigs. 70 sheep. 3 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Brothir <of Browston>; Godwin; Ulfkil; free man, one; free men, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: Ulfkil.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,53

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