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Shingay

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  • Hundred: Arringford
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Total population: 18 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 5 geld units (quite large).
  • Head of manor: Shingay.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5 geld units. Taxed on 5.0. Payments of 0.1 meadow, pasture, woodland.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £14. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £7.
  • Households: 11 smallholders. 7 cottagers.
  • Ploughland: 6 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 4 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 3.0 lord's lands. Meadow 6 ploughs. 1 mill, value 0.5.
  • Lord in 1066: Gode (mother of Wulfric).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Algar.
  • Lord in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Earl Roger (of Shrewsbury).
  • Phillimore reference: 13,4

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