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  • Hundred: Broadwater
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 4 geld units (medium).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £17. Value to lord in 1086 £16. Value to lord c. 1070 £16.
  • Households: 14 villagers. 1 slave. 1 priest. 5 cottagers. 1 Frenchmen.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 7 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. Meadow 2 ploughs. 2 mills, value 0.8.
  • Lord in 1066: St Albans, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: St Albans, abbey of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: St Albans, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 10,7

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