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[Middle] Claydon

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  • Hundred: Waddesdon
  • County: Buckinghamshire
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £12.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 2 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 4 ploughs. Woodland 150 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alwin, a royal thane.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William Peverel.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William Peverel.
  • Phillimore reference: 16,5

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