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Shephall

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  • Hundred: Broadwater
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 14 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 2 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £4. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 3 villagers.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 1 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.5 ploughs. Woodland 20 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Aelfric (Blaec).
  • Overlord in 1066: St Albans, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Ansketil (of Rots).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Canterbury (Christ Church), archbishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 2,3

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