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Staple [Fitzpaine]

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  • Hundred: Abdick
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 26 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £12. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 20 villagers. 6 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 9 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 6 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 7.0 lord's lands. Meadow 24 acres. Pasture 0.5 leagues * 1 furlongs mixed measures. Woodland 1 league * 2 furlongs mixed measures. 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 10 cattle. 50 sheep. 100 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: thanes, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,26

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