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Rushden

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  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.5. Value to lord in 1086 £5.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £5.5.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 3 smallholders. 4 slaves. 1 freemen. 3 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 8 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 1 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 0.5 ploughs. Woodland 50 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Freemen, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: Archbishop Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Sigar of Chocques.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Sigar of Chocques.
  • Phillimore reference: 41,1

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