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Place: Denton

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  • Hundred: Earsham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 49 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.3 geld units (quite large).

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

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  • Head of manor: Earsham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.3 geld units. 18.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £8.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 14 smallholders. 6 slaves. 4 freemen. 4 free men.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 11 acres. Woodland 60 pigs. 1 mill.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric (Blaec); Thormoth.
  • Overlords in 1066: King Edward; (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Eudo son of Spirewic.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Eudo son of Spirewic.
  • Phillimore reference: 29,6

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