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Place: Desning

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  • Hundred: Risbridge
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 139 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 21.5 geld units (very large).

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  • Head of manor: Desning.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 21.5 geld units. 37.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £40. Value to lord c. 1070 £40.
  • Households: 28 villagers. 91 smallholders. 20 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 lord's plough teams. 33.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 80 pigs. 4 mills. 2 churches. 1.5 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 8 cobs. 18 cattle. 100 pigs. 840 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cobs. 40 cattle. 80 pigs. 960 sheep. 9 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (of Vatteville).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 25,3

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