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Spennithorne

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  • Hundred: Land of Count Alan
  • Area: North Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 8.5 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 12 villagers. 6 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Gillepatric <of Spennithorne>.
  • Lord in 1086: Ribald (brother of Count Alan).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 6N102

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.