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Place: Biggleswade

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  • Hundred: Biggleswade
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 20 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Biggleswade.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units. Payments of 0.25 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £17. Value to lord c. 1070 £15.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 10 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.5 lord's lands. Meadow 10 ploughs. 2 mills, value 2.35.
  • Lords in 1066: Archbishop Stigand; Freemen, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph de L'Isle.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph de L'Isle.
  • Phillimore reference: 51,2

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