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Place: Brightlingsea

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  • Hundred: Tendring
  • County: Essex / Suffolk
  • Total population: 27.5 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units. Taxed on 10.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £20. Value to lord in 1086 £22. Value to lord c. 1070 £25.
  • Households: 24 villagers. 26 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 11 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Pasture 600 sheep. Woodland 100 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cobs. 16 cattle. 62 pigs. 166 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 cobs. 20 cattle. 67 pigs. 166 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Harkstead; Brightlingsea.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,26

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