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Wootton [Courtenay]

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  • Hundred: Carhampton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 24 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 8 smallholders. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1.25 lord's lands. Meadow 4 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 1 * 0.5 leagues. 1 mill, value 0.04.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 13 cattle. 7 pigs. 150 sheep. 18 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: William of Falaise.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Falaise.
  • Phillimore reference: 27,2

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