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Place: Chainhalle

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  • Hundred: Buckelowe
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £8. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 9 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 3 ploughs. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1066: Eskil (of Ware).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Beauchamp.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Beauchamp.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,5

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  • Lost, can only be located approximately.
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