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Bossington

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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 8 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.7 recorded elsewhere units; 1 geld units (medium).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 5 villagers. 2 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.5 lord's lands. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Athelney (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ralph of LimÈsy.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ralph of LimÈsy.
  • Phillimore reference: 32,5

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