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Sompting

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  • Hundred: Brightford
  • Area: Bramber
  • County: Sussex
  • Total population: 53 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 exemption units; 11.5 adjusted;exemption units (very large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

  • Head of manor: Sompting I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1 exemption units. Taxed on 0.12.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £0.4. Value to lord in 1086 £0.4.
  • Households: 1 villager. 1 smallholder.
  • Other resources: Meadow 4 acres.
  • Lord in 1066: (Earl) Leofwin.
  • Overlord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: Robert (Savage).
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: William of Braose.
  • Phillimore reference: 13,40

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