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[Great] Fakenham

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  • Hundred: Blackburn
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 66.5 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 7.3 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £1. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.
  • Households: 3 villagers. 4 smallholders. 2 free men.
  • Ploughland: 1 lord's plough teams. 0.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 4 pigs.
  • Lord in 1066: free men, two.
  • Overlord in 1066: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Lord in 1086: Peter {of Valognes}.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: (Bury) St Edmunds, abbey of.
  • Phillimore reference: 14,96

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