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Place: Bekesbourne

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  • Hundred: Bridge
  • Area: Borough
  • County: Kent
  • Total population: 45 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 unchanged units (medium).

Bekesbourne appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 unchanged units. Taxed on 2.0. Payments of 0.3 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £12.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 25 villagers. 4 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 6.5 swine render. 1 mill, value 0.15. 0.5 fisheries. 1 salthouse. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Leofwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Hugh de Montfort; Ranulf.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Bishop Odo of Bayeux.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,122

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