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Holdenby

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  • Hundred: Nobottle
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Total population: 28 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 5 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 3 acres. 1 mill, value 0.4.
  • Lord in 1066: Siward (brother of Saewulf).
  • Lord in 1086: Ordmer.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 18,92

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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.