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Place: Wissett

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  • Hundred: Blything
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 96 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 2.4 exemption units; 8.1 geld units (very large).

Wissett appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

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  • Head of manor: Wissett.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £20. Value to lord c. 1070 £15.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 25 smallholders. 14 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 13 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 360 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 4 cobs. 20 cattle. 60 pigs. 63 sheep. 51 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Earl R(alph) the constable; free men, fourteen.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 3,10

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