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Place: Lexden

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  • Hundred: Lexden
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 25 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.8 geld units (very large).

Lexden appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 14.4 geld units. Taxed on 14.4.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £22. Value to lord in 1086 £36.0.
  • Households: 21 villagers. 23 smallholders. 15 slaves. 16 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 7 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 18 acres. Woodland 200 pigs. 3 mills.
  • Livestock in 1086: 11 cobs. 20 cattle. 59 pigs. 260 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Bricteva <of Stanway>; (Earl) Harold; Northmann.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Lexden; Stanway; Layer [Breton, de la Haye and Marney].
  • Phillimore reference: 1,19

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