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Masham

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  • Hundred: Land of Count Alan
  • Area: North Riding
  • County: Yorkshire
  • Total population: 3.3 households (very small).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.9 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Masham.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 19.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 1 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Gospatric (son of Arnketil).
  • Lord in 1086: Erneis (of Buron).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Places mentioned in this entry: [High] Sutton; Masham; Swinton; Twislebrook.
  • Phillimore reference: 6N118
  • Waste in 1086: Partial

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