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Hemel Hempstead

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  • Hundred: Danish
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 23 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 10 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10 geld units. Payments of 0.1 miscellaneous.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £25. Value to lord in 1086 £22. Value to lord c. 1070 £25.
  • Households: 13 smallholders. 8 slaves. 2 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 30 ploughlands (land for). 4 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 4 ploughs. Woodland 1200 pigs. 4 mills, value 1.85.
  • Lord in 1066: brothers, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Leofwin.
  • Lord in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Robert of Mortain.
  • Phillimore reference: 15,10

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