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Place: Brettenham

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  • Hundred: Cosford
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.5 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.5 geld units. 10.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £5.3.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 9 smallholders. 2 slaves. 5 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 4 pigs. 1 church. 0.2 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 3 cattle.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 3 cattle. 4 pigs.
  • Lords in 1066: Wulfnoth; free men, five.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 2,13

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