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Rivenhall

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  • Hundred: Witham
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 45.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.4 geld units (medium).

Rivenhall appears in 5 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 0.3 geld units. Taxed on 0.25.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £2. Value to lord in 1086 £1.5.
  • Households: 6 smallholders. 2 slaves. 1 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 10 acres. Pasture 48 value.
  • Livestock in 1066: 2 cobs. 2 cattle. 15 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 2 cobs. 2 cattle. 6 pigs. 100 sheep. 8 goats. 2 beehives.
  • Lord in 1066: Leofstan.
  • Lord in 1086: Clarenbald <of Rivenhall>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Swein of Essex.
  • Phillimore reference: 24,44

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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.