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Shearsby

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  • Hundred: Guthlaxton
  • County: Leicestershire
  • Total population: 11 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £0.3. Value to lord c. 1070 £0.3.
  • Households: 1 men-at-arms.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 ploughlands (land for). 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1086: Huard <of Peatling>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Hugh of Grandmesnil.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,33

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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.