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Place: Byfield

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  • Hundred: Warden
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).

Byfield appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £8. Value to lord in 1086 £8.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 3 smallholders. 5 slaves. 2 free men. 1 men-at-arms.
  • Ploughland: 20 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 league * 7 furlongs mixed measures.
  • Lord in 1066: Eskil.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (of Rhuddlan).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 22,1

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