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[Great] Shefford

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  • Hundred: Eagle
  • County: Berkshire
  • Total population: 39 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 20 exemption units; 3 geld units (very large).

[Great] Shefford appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.5 geld units. Taxed on 1.5.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £1.
  • Households: 4 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. 1 mill, value 0.4.
  • Lord in 1066: Brictheah.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert d'Oilly.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert d'Oilly.
  • Phillimore reference: 41,3

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