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Empingham

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  • Hundred: Witchley
  • Area: Rutland
  • County: Northamptonshire / Rutland
  • Total population: 101 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14.1 geld units (very large).

Empingham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 4 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 6 acres. 1.5 mills, value 0.6.
  • Lords in 1066: Edward (the noble); Fredegis (father of Godric).
  • Lord in 1086: Saxfrith <of Catesby>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 35,9

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