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Burnham Thorpe

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  • Hundred: Gallow
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 58 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.7 geld units (quite large).

Burnham Thorpe appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 8 smallholders. 2 free men.
  • Ploughland: 0.5 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 180 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 21 sheep.
  • Lords in 1066: Godwin (uncle of Earl Ralph); free men, two.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert of Verly.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert of Verly.
  • Phillimore reference: 38,2

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