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Donyatt

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  • Hundred: Abdick
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 9 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 4.0 lord's lands. Meadow 20 acres. Woodland 50 acres. 1 mill.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 9 cattle. 70 sheep. 30 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Adulf; Dunstan <of Donyatt>; Saewin.
  • Lord in 1086: Drogo (of Montacute).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 19,24

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