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Cotton

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  • Hundred: Hodnet
  • County: Shropshire
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 2 geld units (quite small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.4. Value to lord in 1086 £0.8.
  • Households: 1 smallholder. 5 slaves. 2 ploughmen.
  • Ploughland: 3 ploughlands (land for). 1.5 lord's plough teams.
  • Lords in 1066: Dunning; Saewin.
  • Lords in 1086: Ralph the cook; Toki.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,27,1

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