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Maesbury

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  • Hundred: Merset
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 15 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Chirbury I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 1 priest. 14 other.
  • Ploughland: 18 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 4 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Engelbald; Reginald (the sheriff); Robert.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,1,11
  • Waste in 1066: Yes

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