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[Great] Braxted

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  • Hundred: Witham
  • County: Essex
  • Total population: 22 households (quite large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3.2 geld units (medium).

[Great] Braxted appears in 2 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units. Taxed on 1.29.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5. Value to lord in 1086 £3. Value to lord c. 1070 £4.
  • Households: 1 villager. 6 smallholders. 2 slaves.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 15 acres. Woodland 80 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1066: 16 pigs. 20 sheep.
  • Livestock in 1086: 11 pigs. 50 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: Thorbiorn <of Tolleshunt>.
  • Lord in 1086: Guthmund <of Braxted>.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: Haimo the sheriff.
  • Phillimore reference: 28,5

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