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Place: [East and West] Somerton

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Known today as Somerton / East Somerton / West Somerton.
  • Hundred: West Flegg
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 94 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 9.1 geld units (very large).

[East and West] Somerton appears in 6 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Somerton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.6 geld units. 30.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £9. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 11 smallholders. 2 slaves. 7 freemen. 9 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 50 acres. 1.5 salthouse.
  • Livestock in 1066: 3 cobs. 2 cattle. 12 pigs. 100 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 2 cattle. 24 pigs. 200 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelfric.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Wiuhomarch (the steward).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,26

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