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Place: [Great] Blakenham

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  • Hundred: Bosmere
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 56 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.0 geld units (quite large).

[Great] Blakenham appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.4 geld units. 7.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5.3. Value to lord in 1086 £5.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.3.
  • Households: 7 smallholders. 28 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. 2.7 mills. 1 church. 0.00833 church lands.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cattle. 7 pigs. 12 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 4 cattle. 4 pigs. 14 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; free men, twenty-eight.
  • Lords in 1086: Brunard; William of Ecouis.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Ecouis.
  • Phillimore reference: 9,1

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