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Place: Bygrave

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  • Hundred: Odsey
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Bygrave.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £12. Value to lord in 1086 £10. Value to lord c. 1070 £8.
  • Households: 10 villagers. 9 smallholders. 7 slaves. 2 freemen. 1 priest. 6 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 12 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 9 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 2.0 lord's lands. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lords in 1066: Leodmer <of Bygrave>; Freemen, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: Archbishop Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Chester (St John), bishop of.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Chester (St John), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 7,2

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