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Heydon

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  • Hundred: Uttlesford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 59 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 15.5 geld units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.3 geld units. Taxed on 5.26.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £10. Value to lord in 1086 £12.1. Value to lord c. 1070 £10.
  • Households: 18 villagers. 8 smallholders. 5 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 3 lord's plough teams. 8 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 8 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 40 pigs. 206 sheep. 13 beehives.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 20 pigs. 206 sheep. 10 beehives.
  • Lords in 1066: Alwin (Stickhare); Godwin the Englishman; Leofwin.
  • Lords in 1086: Godwin the Englishman; Leofwin; Robert son of Roscelin.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Robert son of Roscelin.
  • Phillimore reference: 76,1

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