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Penton [Mewsey]

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  • Hundred: Andover
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 21 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 8 exemption units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 exemption units. Taxed on 5.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7. Value to lord in 1086 £5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 7 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 5 acres. 1 church.
  • Lord in 1066: Osmund <of Eaton>.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Turold (nephew of Wigot).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 21,3

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