Folio 212 Bedfordshire

 

folio 212

In STREATLEY Walter holds 1 hide from William of Eu. Land for 2 ploughs. In
lordship 1 plough. 2 villagers have 1 plough; 3 smallholders and 3 slaves.
Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 20 pigs. Value 30s; when acquired 20s; before
1066, 40s. Godwin, a man of Alstan of Boscombe, a thane of King Edward's, held
this land; he could sell to whom he would.

In BIGGLESWADE Hundred

In MILLOW William of Eu holds 1/2 hide. Land for 1/2 plough; it is there, with 1
smallholder. The value is and was 10s. Godmer, Alstan of Boscombe's man, held
this land; he could sell to whom he would.

In EDWORTH 2 men-at-arms hold 7 hides and 3 1/2 virgates from William of Eu.
Land for 8 ploughs. In lordship 3 ploughs. 8 villagers have 5 ploughs. 2
smallholders and 5 slaves. Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 8; when acquired 10;
before 1066 as much. Alstan of Boscombe held this manor. 2 Freemen, his men,
were there; they had 1 1/2 hides; they could sell to whom they would.

In HOLME Wulfric holds 3 virgates of land from William of Eu. Land for 1 plough;
it is there. Value 16s; when acquired 12s; before 1066, 20s. Aelfeva, Eskil of
Ware's man, held this land; she could grant to whom she would.

In CLIFTON Hundred

In ARLESEY Bernard of Arlesey holds 5 1/2 hides and 2 parts of 1 hide. Land for
6 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough. 13 villagers have 5 ploughs; 10 smallholders. 1
mill, 10s; meadow for 6 ploughs. A market, at 10s. The value is and always was
7. Alstan of Boscombe held this manor. 1 Freeman, his man, was there; he had 2
parts of 1 hide; he could grant to whom he would.

In CAMPTON Fulbert holds 1/2 hide from William of Eu. Land for 1/2 plough; it is
there, with 1 villager. The value of this land is and always was 5s. Alwin,
Alstan of Boscombe's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

The Land of Miles Crispin
In STODDEN Hundred

Miles Crispin holds CLAPHAM. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 30 ploughs.
Besides these 5 hides there are 10 carucates of land in lordship; 8 ploughs
there; a further 2 possible. 18 villagers have 20 ploughs; 15 smallholders and 4
slaves. Meadow for 6 ploughs; 1 mill, 40s; woodland, 200 pigs and 6d too. Total
value 24; as much when acquired; before 1066 12. Brictric of Waddesdon, a
thane of King Edward's, held this manor from the Abbot of Ramsey. The Abbot and
the monks claim this manor, since it is, and was before 1066, for their
supplies; the whole Hundred bears witness to this.

In MILTON [Ernest] 2 Freemen had 16 acres of land. They also gave their defence
obligations in Milton [Ernest], but they could grant or sell their land to whom
they would. Robert d'Oilly placed these Freemen in Clapham, wrongfully, as the
men of the Hundred state, because they never lay there before 1066.

In WILLEY Hundred

In THURLEIGH Leofric holds 1 virgate of land from Miles. Land for 1 plough; it
is there. The value is and always was 10s. He also held it himself before 1066;
he was Brictric of Waddesdon's man; he could sell and grant it.

The Land of Arnulf of Hesdin
In MANSHEAD Hundred

Arnulf of Hesdin holds TODDINGTON from the King. It answers for 15 1/2 hides.
Land for 30 ploughs. In lordship 10 carucates of land, 7 ploughs there; a
further 3 possible; besides the 15 1/2 hides. 42 villagers have 20 ploughs. 19
smallholders and 19 slaves. Meadow for 30 ploughs; woodland, 300 pigs. Total
value 25; as much when acquired; before 1066 30. Wulfward Leuet held this
manor before 1066.

In CHALGRAVE Arnulf holds the third part of 1 virgate of land. The value is and
always was 2s. Edward White held this land before 1066.

The Land of Eudo son of Hubert
In BARFORD Hundred

Eudo the steward holds EATON [Socon]. It answers for 20 hides. Land for 16
ploughs. In lordship 7 1/2 hides; 4 ploughs there. 38 villagers have 12 ploughs.
7 smallholders and 8 slaves; 2 Freemen who could not grant or sell their land. 2
mills at 36s 6d and 100 eels; meadow for 12 ploughs; woodland, 400 pigs;
vineyard, 2 acres. In total, value 15; when acquired 8; before 1066 10.
Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon], a thane of King Edward's, held this manor. In this
manor were 2 Freemen who could sell and grant their land. Theobald, Countess
Judith's man, claims 1 hide of this land, of which Eudo dispossessed him after
he came to this manor.

In WYBOSTON Eudo holds 6 hides and 3 virgates. Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 4
1/2 hides; 2 ploughs there. 8 villagers have 4 ploughs. 8 smallholders and 3
slaves. Meadow for 2 ploughs. In total, value 3; when acquired 20s; before 1066
10. 4 thanes of King Edward's held this land; they could sell to whom they
would.

In CHAWSTON Eudo holds 1 hide and 1 virgate. Land for 1 plough; it is there. 4
villagers. Meadow for 1 plough. The value is and was 10s; before 1066, 20s. 2
men of King Edward's held this land; they could grant and sell.

In BIGGLESWADE Hundred

In TEMPSFORD Eudo holds 1 hide and 1 virgate of land. Land for 2 ploughs. In
lordship 1 hide; 1 plough there. 1 villager with 1 plough; 2 smallholders and 1
slave. 1 mill, 10s; meadow for 2 ploughs. The value is and was 40s; before 1066,
45s. 2 Freemen held this land; they could grant to whom they would.

In the same village TEMPSFORD William of Cairon holds 4 hides and 1 virgate from
Eudo the steward. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 8 villagers have 2
ploughs; 6 slaves. 1 mill, 12s; meadow for 4 ploughs. Value 60s; when acquired
40s; before 1066, 60s. 3 Freemen, Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon]'s men, held this
land. One of them could not grant his land without his lord's permission; the
other two could do what they would.

In the Half-Hundred of WENESLAWE

Eudo the steward holds SANDY. It answers for 16 hides and 1 virgate. Land for 16
ploughs. In lordship 8 hides and 1 virgate; 3 ploughs there. 24 villagers have 8
ploughs; a further 5 possible. 6 smallholders and 2 slaves. 2 mills at 50s;
meadow for 16 ploughs; pasture for the village livestock. In total, value 12;
when acquired 8; before 1066 10. Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon], a thane of King
Edward's, held this manor. Here Eudo claims 3 acres of woodland against Hugh of
Beauchamp, which Wulfmer held; but Ralph Tallboys dispossessed him when he was
sheriff. Therefore Eudo refused to give the defence obligations from this
woodland. This the men of the Hundred also confirm.

In SUTTON Alwin the reeve holds 3 virgates of land from Eudo. Land for 6 oxen;
they are there. 1 villager. Meadow for the oxen. Value 6s; when acquired 3s;
before 1066, 10s. 2 Freemen held this land; they could sell to whom they would.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

In SOUTHILL William of Cairon holds 1/2 virgate from Eudo. Land for 2 oxen; they
are there. Meadow for 2 oxen. Value 3s; before 1066, 4s. Alric Wintermilk held
this land; he could grant to whom he would.

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