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Place: [Kings] Walden

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  • Hundred: Hitchin
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 53 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Head of manor: Hitchin.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £18. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.
  • Households: 30 villagers. 11 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 priest. 7 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 13 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Meadow 1 ploughs. Woodland 800 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Esger (the constable)'s woman; Leofeva.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lords in 1086: Esger (the constable)'s woman; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,6

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