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Place: Berkesden

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 16 households (medium).
  • Total tax assessed: 1.3 geld units (quite small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £2.
  • Households: 2 villagers. 5 smallholders. 6 slaves. 1 priest.
  • Ploughland: 4 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams. 2 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 0.5 ploughs. Woodland 30 pigs. 1 mill, value 0.13.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward (the noble).
  • Overlord in 1066: Earl Harold.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (son of Roscelin).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Count Eustace (of Boulogne).
  • Phillimore reference: 17,8

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