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Wrentham

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  • Hundred: Blything
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 106 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 14.9 geld units (very large).

Wrentham appears in 3 entries in Domesday Book (show all).

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Blythburgh.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 5.5 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £5.6. Value to lord in 1086 £4.6. Value to lord c. 1070 £1.1.
  • Households: 4 villagers. 17 smallholders. 1 slave. 11 free men.
  • Ploughland: 7 lord's plough teams. 2.5 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres. Woodland 44 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 3 cobs. 17 cattle. 42 pigs. 170 sheep. 57 goats.
  • Lords in 1066: Aelfric of Sanford; Healfdene; free man, one; free men, eight.
  • Lord in 1086: William son of Reginald.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Warenne.
  • Phillimore reference: 26,12b

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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.