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[Saffron] Walden

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  • Hundred: Uttlesford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 147 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 26 geld units (very large).
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 26 geld units. Taxed on 26.0.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £36. Value to lord in 1086 £50. Value to lord c. 1070 £36.
  • Households: 46 villagers. 67 smallholders. 20 slaves. 14 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 10 lord's plough teams. 32 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 100 acres. Woodland 830 pigs. 1.3 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 6 cobs. 11 cattle. 110 pigs. 200 sheep. 40 goats. 4 beehives.
  • Livestock in 1086: 9 cobs. 10 cattle. 100 pigs. 243 sheep. 20 goats. 30 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Esger (the constable).
  • Lords in 1086: Geoffrey de Mandeville; Odo; Reginald.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Geoffrey de Mandeville.
  • Phillimore reference: 30,45

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