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[Castle] Donington

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  • Hundred: Goscote
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 57.7 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 26.5 geld units (very large).

[Castle] Donington appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 22.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £11. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 30 villagers. 11 smallholders. 5 freemen. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (tre). 3 lord's plough teams. 12 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 12 * 8 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.53.
  • Lord in 1066: Countess Aelfeva.
  • Lord in 1086: Countess Aelfeva.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Aelfeva.
  • Phillimore reference: 12,2

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