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Whittington

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  • Hundred: Merset
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 33 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 18 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: Chirbury I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 18 geld units. Payments of 1.0 rent.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £15.8.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 6 smallholders. 12 ploughmen.
  • Ploughland: 25 ploughlands (land for). 6 lord's plough teams. 12 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 1 leagues. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,1,12
  • Waste in 1066: Yes

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