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Place: Bletsoe

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  • Hundred: Buckelowe
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

Bletsoe appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 2 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs. 0.5 mills, value 0.5.
  • Lords in 1066: Eskil (of Ware); Freemen, three.
  • Lord in 1086: Osbern of Brouay.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Beauchamp.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,27

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