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[Ash]wicken

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  • Hundred: Freebridge
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 31.3 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.1 geld units (medium).

[Ash]wicken appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2.2 geld units. 6.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £2.
  • Households: 7 villagers. 3 smallholders. 2 slaves. 14 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 1.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 42 acres. 0.5 salthouses.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cattle. 7 pigs. 200 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 5 pigs. 30 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofric.
  • Lord in 1086: Roger.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Reginald son of Ivo.
  • Phillimore reference: 21,10

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