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Peterborough

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  • Head of manor: Peterborough.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £10.
  • Households: 37 villagers. 8 smallholders. 7 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 16 ploughlands (land for). 5 lord's plough teams. 11 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 40 acres. Woodland 1 league * 4 furlongs mixed measures. 1 mill, value 0.25.
  • Lord in 1066: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Peterborough (St Peter), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,1

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.