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Minsterley

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  • Hundred: Reweset
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 6 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3.3.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 4 smallholders. 4 ploughmen.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (ploughs possible). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 2 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger (son of Corbet).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,1,7

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