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Place: Benson

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  • Hundred: Benson
  • County: Berkshire / Oxfordshire
  • Total population: 69 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14.8 geld units (very large).

Benson appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Benson.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 11.8 geld units. Payments of 49.32 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1086 £85.
  • Households: 32 villagers. 29 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 50 ploughlands (tre). 8 lord's plough teams. 24 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2 mills, value 2.0. 2 fisheries.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,1

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