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Place: [Earl] Soham

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  • Hundred: Loose
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 38 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.1 geld units (medium).

[Earl] Soham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Head of manor: Earl Soham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units. 8.5 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £18.7. Value to lord c. 1070 £16.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 21 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 100 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 30 pigs. 42 sheep. 60 goats.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 4 cattle. 30 pigs. 42 sheep. 60 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Anund.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 3,46

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