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  • Hundred: Bowcombe
  • Area: Isle of Wight
  • County: Hampshire
  • Total population: 7 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 exemption units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 exemption units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.3. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 2 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 ploughland (land for). 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Lord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,W11

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