Folio 212v Bedfordshire

 

folio 212v

In STANFORD William of Cairon holds 4 hides from Eudo. Land for 4 ploughs. In
lordship 2 ploughs. 3 villagers have 2 ploughs. 2 slaves. 2 mills at 29s and 50
eels; meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 60 pigs and 2s too. In total, value 4;
when acquired 40s; before 1066 4. Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon], a thane of King
Edward's, held this land. On this land was 1 Freeman, Wulfmer's man; he had 1/2
hide; he could sell.

In the same village STANFORD are 7 Freemen who hold 7 acres of land; they were
Wulfmer of Eaton Socon's men; they could grant their land. Now Hugh of Beauchamp
holds it.

In BLUNHAM Domnic holds 1 virgate of land from Eudo. Land for 2 oxen; they are
there. Meadow, 2 oxen. Value 2s; when acquired 3s; before 1066, 5s. 4 Freemen
held this land; they could sell and grant.

In BEESTON Roland holds 3 hides from Eudo. Land for 3 ploughs; they are there.
In lordship 2 ploughs. 4 villagers have 1 plough. 2 smallholders and 1 slave.
Meadow for 3 ploughs. Value 30s; when acquired 20s; before 1066, 40s.

In the same village BEESTON Northmann holds 4 hides from Eudo. Land for 4
ploughs. In lordship 1 plough. 4 villagers have 3 ploughs. 2 slaves. 1 mill,
20s; meadow for 4 ploughs. Value 40s; as much when acquired; before 1066, 50s.
This Northmann held these 4 hides and the 3 above before and after 1066. Now
Eudo has it from the King, as his men state; but it is not of Lisois of
Moutiers's Holding.

In the same village BEESTON Pirot of Wyboston holds 1 hide from Eudo. Land for 1
plough; it is there, with 1 smallholder. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 10s; when
acquired 5s; before 1066, 20s. Raven of Northill, Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon]'s
man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

In NORTHILL Pirot of Wyboston holds 1 1/2 hides from Eudo. Land for 1 1/2
ploughs. 1 plough there; 1/2 possible. 3 villagers and 1 smallholder. Meadow for
1 1/2 ploughs; 1 mill, 14s. Value 20s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 25s.
Raven of Northill, Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon]'s man, held this land; he could
sell.

In the same village NORTHILL Ralph holds 1 1/2 hides from Eudo. Land for 2
ploughs; they are there. 5 smallholders and 3 slaves. Meadow for 2 ploughs;
woodland, 100 pigs. Value 3; when acquired 40s; before 1066, 60s. 2 Freemen
held this land; they could grant and sell.

In CLIFTON Hundred

In CLIFTON William of Cairon holds 6 1/2 hides from Eudo. Land for 4 1/2
ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 9 villagers have 2 1/2 ploughs. 1 smallholder
and 3 slaves. 2 mills at 40s and 150 eels; meadow for 4 1/2 ploughs. In total,
value 100s; when acquired 4; before 1066 6. Wulfmer of Eaton [Socon] held this
manor. There were 3 Freemen there; they had 1 hide and 1/2 virgate; they could
sell to whom they would.

The Land of William Peverel
In STANBRIDGE Hundred

William Peverel holds TILSWORTH from the King and Ambrose of Tilsworth from him.
It answers for 10 hides. Land for 8 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; another
possible. 10 villagers have 6 ploughs. 6 smallholders and 3 slaves. Meadow for 6
ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Oswy took away this woodland; the Hundred states
that it lay in this manor before 1066. In total, value 6; when acquired 4;
before 1066 10. Leofric son of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's, held this
manor.

In WILLEY Hundred

In RUSHDEN Malet holds 1 virgate of land from William Peverel. Land for 2 oxen;
they are there. The value is and was 16d; before 1066, 2s. Saemer the priest,
Countess Goda's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

The Land of Hugh of Beauchamp
In STODDEN Hundred

Hugh of Beauchamp holds KEYSOE. It answers for 5 hides less 1 virgate. Land for
5 ploughs; they are there. 9 villagers, 6 smallholders and 1 slave. 1 mill, 2s;
meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 200 pigs. Total value 100s; when acquired 4;
before 1066, 100s. Eskil of Ware, a thane of King Edward's, held this land.
There were 12 Freemen who had 3 1/2 hides; they could sell and grant to whom
they would.

In RISELEY Hugh holds 1 hide. It is an outlier of Keysoe. Land for 2 ploughs;
they are there. Eskil of Ware his predecessor held it.

In BUCKELOWE Half-Hundred

Hugh holds PUTNOE himself. It answers for 4 hides. Land for 5 ploughs. In
lordship 2 hides. 2 ploughs there. 6 villagers have 3 ploughs. 4 smallholders
and 2 slaves. 1 mill, 30s and 100 eels; woodland, 100 pigs. Value 4; when
acquired 40s; as much before 1066. Eskil of Ware, a thane of King Edward's, held
this manor.

Hugh holds STAGSDEN himself. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 5 ploughs. In
lordship 2 hides; 2 ploughs there. 12 villagers have 3 ploughs. 8 smallholders
and 2 slaves. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 100 pigs. A park for woodland
beasts. In total, value 100s; when acquired 40s; before 1066, 100s. 2 of King
Edward's men and a man of Earl Harold's held this manor; each could grant his
land to whom he would.

Hugh holds CHAINHALLE himself. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 5 ploughs. In
lordship 2 hides; 2 ploughs there. 12 villagers have 3 ploughs. 9 smallholders
and 5 slaves. Meadow for 3 ploughs; 1 mill, 40s and 100 eels; woodland, 100
pigs. Total value 8; when acquired 100s; before 1066 7. Eskil of Ware, a thane
of King Edward's, held this manor.

In the same village CHAINHALLE Hugh holds 1/2 hide which lies in the lands of
Putnoe. Land for 1 plough; 4 oxen there. 2 smallholders. The value is and was
2s. Eskil of Ware, a thane of King Edward's, held this land.

In GOLDINGTON [Highfields] Hugh holds 3 hides and 1 virgate which lies in the
lands of Putnoe. Land for 3 ploughs; they are there. 7 villagers and 1
smallholder. Meadow for 1 plough; 1 mill, 30s and 100 eels. In total, value 60s;
as much when acquired; before 1066 4. Ralph Tallboys had 2 hides and 3 virgates
of this land in exchange for Ware. 9 Freemen held this land from Eskil of Ware,
a thane of King Edward's; they could grant or sell to whom they would.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

In SOUTHILL Hugh holds 2 hides and 1 virgate. Land for 3 ploughs; they are
there. Meadow for 3 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. The value is and was 40s;
before 1066, 50s. 8 Freemen held this land; they could do what they would with
it.

In STANFORD Hugh holds 1 hide and 1/2 virgate of land. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs;
they are there. 4 villagers and 1 smallholder. Meadow for 1 1/2 ploughs. The
value is and always was 20s. 4 Freemen held this land; 3 of them were free; the
fourth had 1 hide but could neither grant nor sell.

In CARDINGTON Hugh holds 6 1/2 hides and 2 parts of 1 virgate. Land for 8
ploughs. In lordship 2 1/2 hides; 1 plough there. 12 villagers have 7 ploughs. 6
smallholders. Meadow for 3 ploughs; woodland, 120 pigs;

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