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Place: Lavenham

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  • Hundred: Babergh
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 66 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.4 geld units (very large).

Lavenham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units. 7.5 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £15. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 43 smallholders. 6 slaves. 1 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 4 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 13 acres. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 24 cattle. 160 pigs. 200 sheep. 60 goats. 5 beehives. 5 horses at the hall.
  • Livestock in 1086: 25 cattle. 65 pigs. 200 sheep. 80 goats. 6 beehives. 1 .
  • Lord in 1066: Wulfwin (son of Alfwin).
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Aubrey de Vere.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Aubrey de Vere.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,1

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