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Place: Thorpe [Morieux]

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  • Hundred: Cosford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.1 geld units (quite large).

Thorpe [Morieux] appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.1 geld units. 5.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £9. Value to lord in 1086 £6.5.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 3 smallholders. 3 slaves. 9 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 14 acres. Woodland 4 pigs. 1 church. 0.41 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 7 cattle. 86 pigs. 170 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cattle. 23 pigs. 13 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: free man, one; free men, seven.
  • Overlords in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of; Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Poitou.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,35

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