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Bruton

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  • Hundred: Bruton
  • County: Somerset
  • Total population: 37.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 geld units; 0.8 never assessed units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £1.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 3 smallholders.
  • Ploughland: 2 ploughlands (land for).
  • Other resources: 1 mill, value 0.12.
  • Lord in 1066: Godwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Erneis <of Downhead>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Roger of Courseulles.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,91

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