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Methwold

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  • Hundred: Grimshoe
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 20.7 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 6.7 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £4.3.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 1 smallholder. 4 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 3 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: free men, four.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Archbishop) Stigand.
  • Lords in 1086: Simon; Walter; William of Warenne.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 8,38

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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.