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Luton

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  • Hundred: Manshead
  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Total population: 145 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 25 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Luton.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Payments of 1.0 rent.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £3. Value to lord in 1086 £3.
  • Households: 11 villagers. 4 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Woodland 50 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.5. 1 church. 5.0 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: Morcar the priest of Luton.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: William the chamberlain.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,2b

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