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Place: Brighton

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  • Hundred: Welesmere
  • Area: Lewes
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 87 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 17.3 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6.3 geld units. Taxed on 6.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 21 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams. 3.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 7 acres. Woodland 3 swine render.
  • Lord in 1066: freeholders, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Widelard (of Balliol).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,14

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