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Place: Sompting

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  • Hundred: Brightford
  • Area: Bramber
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 53 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 exemption units; 11.5 adjusted;exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Sompting I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 11.5 adjusted;exemption units. Taxed on 2.75. Payments of 0.75 salt-houses.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £7.4. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 21 villagers. 20 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 32 acres. 1 mill, value 0.15. 9 salthouses. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Leofwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Ralph (son of Theodric); man-at-arms, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Braose.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,38

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