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Meesden

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  • Hundred: Edwinstree
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Total population: 6 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 1 geld units (very small).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £6. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 1 slave. 1 priest. 1 cottager.
  • Ploughland: 5 ploughlands (land for). 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 3 ploughs. Woodland 400 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: Alward (the noble).
  • Overlord in 1066: Archbishop Stigand.
  • Lord in 1086: Payne (the steward).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: London (St Paul), bishop of.
  • Phillimore reference: 4,17

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