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Wigston [Magna]

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 86.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 24 converted carucates units; 0.9 geld units (very large).

Wigston [Magna] appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.1.
  • Households: 1 smallholder.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (were there).
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (of Bucy).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Countess Judith.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Oadby; Wigston [Magna].
  • Phillimore reference: 40,25

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