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Place: Bengeo

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  • Hundred: Hertford
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 96 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 25.0 geld units (very large).

Bengeo appears in 9 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £3.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 10 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: 2.5 lord's lands. Meadow 3 ploughs. Woodland 30 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Elaf <of Driffield>.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Geoffrey of Bec; men-at-arms, four.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Geoffrey of Bec.
  • Phillimore reference: 34,16

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