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Towcester

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  • Hundred: Towcester
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.5 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Towcester.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 7.5 geld units. Payments of 0.25 rent.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £25.
  • Households: 15 villagers. 1 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 22 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 12 acres. Woodland 2 * 1 leagues. 1 mill, value 0.66.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: King William; Freeman, one.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,7

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.