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Howe

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  • Hundred: Hinckford
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 9 households (quite small).
  • Total tax assessed: 0.6 geld units (very small).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units. Taxed on 0.27.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1.5. Value to lord in 1086 £2.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.5.
  • Households: 5 smallholders. 3 slaves.
  • Other resources: Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 30 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 5 cattle. 20 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 8 cattle. 4 pigs. 83 sheep. 32 goats.
  • Lord in 1066: Freemen, three.
  • Overlord in 1066: Wihtgar (son of Aelfric).
  • Lord in 1086: Germund <of Villers>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Richard son of (Count) Gilbert.
  • Phillimore reference: 23,15

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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.