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Hatfield

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  • Hundred: Broadwater
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 55 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 40 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 40 geld units. Payments of 0.5 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £25. Value to lord c. 1070 £25.
  • Households: 18 villagers. 18 smallholders. 6 slaves. 1 priest. 12 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 30 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 3 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 20 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 20.0 lord's lands. Meadow 10 ploughs. Woodland 2000 pigs. 4 mills, value 2.36.
  • Lord in 1066: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Ely (St Etheldreda), abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,1

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