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Essendine

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  • Hundred: Witchley
  • Area: Rutland
  • County: Northamptonshire / Rutland
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £5.
  • Households: 16 villagers. 5 smallholders. 1 slave.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 acres. Woodland 6 * 4 furlongs. 1 mill, value 0.8.
  • Lord in 1066: Barthi <of Sleaford>.
  • Lord in 1086: Walter.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Lincoln (St Mary), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 5,3

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