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Blakesley

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  • Hundred: Foxley
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 27.7 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.4 geld units (quite large).

Blakesley appears in 4 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Greens Norton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.4. Value to lord in 1086 £0.4.
  • Households: 2 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 1.5 ploughlands (land for). 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Ketil.
  • Overlord in 1066: Eskil.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (of Rhuddlan).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Hugh (of Chester).
  • Phillimore reference: 22,7

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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.