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Bruntingthorpe

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 12 converted carucates units; 3 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Leicester I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 6 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 3 smallholders. 3 slaves. 4 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 3 * 3 furlongs. 1 mill, value 1.0.
  • Lord in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Smeeton [Westerby]; Bruntingthorpe.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,26

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