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Place: Blakeney

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  • Hundred: Holt
  • County: Norfolk
  • Total population: 70.3 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.6 geld units (quite large).

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

❧ ENTRY 1 ❧

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  • Head of manor: Holt.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 8.7 geld units. 28.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £25. Value to lord in 1086 £50.
  • Households: 55 villagers. 46 smallholders. 6 slaves. 8 free men.
  • Ploughland: 2 lord's plough teams. 2 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 24 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 7 acres. Woodland 60 pigs. 5 mills.
  • Livestock in 1066: 1 cobs. 7 pigs.
  • Livestock in 1086: 1 cobs. 27 pigs. 230 sheep.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Earl Hugh of Chester; Walter Giffard; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Blakeney; Cley [next the Sea]; Holt.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,19

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