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Knowle [St Giles]

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  • Hundred: South Petherton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Head of manor: Knowle St Giles.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £2. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.3.
  • Households: 6 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 0.75 lord's lands. Woodland 4 * 2 furlongs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 6 cattle. 48 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric; Bruning; Godric.
  • Lord in 1086: William {of Daumeray}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Eleigh; Knowle [St Giles].
  • Phillimore reference: 21,37

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