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[East] Knoyle

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  • Hundred: Mere
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Total population: 57 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 30 geld units (very large).
  • Head of manor: East Knoyle.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 30 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £30.4. Value to lord c. 1070 £28.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 13 smallholders. 10 slaves. 18 other population.
  • Ploughland: 15 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 10 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 17.5 lord's lands. Meadow 15 acres. Pasture 1 * 0.5 leagues. Woodland 0.5 * 0.5 leagues.
  • Lord in 1066: Aeleva <of Knoyle>.
  • Lords in 1086: Gilbert; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,20

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