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Place: Blythburgh

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  • Hundred: Blything
  • County: Suffolk
  • Total population: 42 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 5.4 geld units (quite large).

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  • Head of manor: Blythburgh.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 10.8 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £25.5. Value to lord c. 1070 £50.
  • Households: 17 villagers. 59 smallholders. 1 slave. 7 freemen.
  • Ploughland: 0.9 lord's plough teams. 5 lord's plough teams possible.
  • 31 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: 5.0 new lands. Meadow 8 acres. Woodland 90 pigs. 3 churches. 2.0 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lords in 1086: Osbern Male; King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Places mentioned in this entry: Blythburgh; Riseburc.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,12

AboutContact ❧ Site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer, University of Hull.