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Saxthorpe

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  • Hundred: South Erpingham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 50.3 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4.0 geld units (medium).

Saxthorpe appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Saxthorpe.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 8 smallholders. 4 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 1 acres. Woodland 30 pigs. 1.5 mills.
  • Lord in 1066: Estan <of Farningham>.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Earl) Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Ribald (brother of Count Alan).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Alan (of Brittany).
  • Phillimore reference: 4,35

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