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Place: [Mount] Bures

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  • Hundred: Lexden
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.0 geld units (quite small).

[Mount] Bures appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units. Taxed on 1.75.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £11. Value to lord c. 1070 £11.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 11 smallholders. 4 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 330 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 14 cattle. 28 pigs. 80 sheep. 26 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 7 cattle. 6 pigs. 54 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Wulfmer; free men, eight.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Phillimore reference: 46,1

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