Folio 213 Bedfordshire

 

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1 mill, 40s and 100 eels. In total, value 6; when acquired 100s; before 1066
6. 13 Freemen held this manor; they could withdraw where they would with their
land.

Hugh holds WILLINGTON himself. It answers for 10 hides. Land for 9 ploughs. In
lordship 5 hides; 3 ploughs there; a fourth possible. 13 villagers have 5
ploughs. 8 slaves. 1 mill, 12s and 100 eels; meadow for 5 ploughs; woodland 40
pigs. Total value 7; when acquired 40s; before 1066 6. Eskil of Ware, a thane
of King Edward's, held this manor. 8 Freemen were there; they could withdraw
with their land where they would; they had 7 hides of this land.

In CLIFTON Hundred

Hugh holds STOTFOLD himself. It answers for 15 hides. Land for 15 ploughs. In
lordship 5 hides; 3 ploughs there. 21 villagers have 12 ploughs. 14 smallholders
and 6 slaves. 4 mills at 4 and 400 eels; meadow for 7 ploughs. Total value 25;
when acquired 12; before 1066 20. On the day that Ralph Tallboys died it was
at a revenue for 30. Eskil of Ware, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor.
He had 9 1/2 hides himself. 7 Freemen held the rest of the land; they could sell
to whom they would. 1 hide of this land belongs to St Alban's Church; as the men
of the Hundred state, it lay there before 1066.

In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

In MAULDEN Hugh holds 1/2 hide and 1/2 virgate. Land for 1 plough; it is there.
1 villager and 1 smallholder. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 20 pigs. Value 10s;
when acquired 5s; before 1066, 12s. Godwin, Eskil of Ware's man, held this land;
he could grant and sell.

In HOUGHTON [Conquest] Hugh holds 5 hides. Land for 6 ploughs; they are there. 8
villagers, 6 smallholders and 2 slaves. Meadow for 6 ploughs; woodland, 200
pigs. The value is and was 100s; before 1066 7. 7 Freemen held this manor; they
could grant to whom they would.

In FLITTON Hundred

Hugh holds HAYNES himself. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 8 ploughs. In
lordship 2 1/2 hides; 3 ploughs there. 14 villagers have 5 ploughs. 9
smallholders and 1 slave. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 500 pigs. Total value
10; when acquired 7; as much before 1066. Aki of Ware, a thane of King
Edward's, held this manor.

In BARFORD Hundred

Hugh holds SALPH [End] himself. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 8 ploughs; they
are there. 11 Freemen hold this land; they also held it before 1066; they could
grant and sell to whom they would. Meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 50 pigs. In
total value 100s; as much when acquired; before 1066 8. Ralph Tallboys had this
land in exchange for Ware, as his men state; when he acquired it the value was
8.

In MANSHEAD Hundred

ASPLEY [Guise] answers for 10 hides. Acard of Ivry holds from Hugh. Land for 12
ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs; a third possible. 16 villagers have 8 ploughs; a
ninth possible. 4 smallholders and 5 slaves. 1 mill, 10s; meadow for 10 ploughs;
woodland, 50 pigs. Total value, 8; when acquired 100s; before 1066 10.
Leofeva, commended to Earl Waltheof, held this manor; she could withdraw where
she would with her land.

SALFORD answers for 5 hides. Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough. 12
villagers have 4 ploughs. 1 smallholder and 4 slaves. 1 mill, 9s 4d; meadow for
5 ploughs; woodland 150 pigs; from other customary dues 10s. Total value 4;
when acquired 60s; before 1066, 100s. Thorkil, a thane of King Edward's, held
this manor; he could grant to whom he would.

In EVERSHOLT Ralph holds 7 1/2 hides from Hugh as one manor. Land for 8 ploughs.
In lordship 2 ploughs. 15 villagers have 6 ploughs. 4 slaves. Meadow for 8
ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Value 100s; when acquired 3; as much before 1066.
Thorgisl, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor; he could sell.

In MILTON [Bryan] William Froissart holds 6 hides from Hugh as one manor. Land
for 6 ploughs. In lordship 3 ploughs. 6 villagers have 3 ploughs. 3 smallholders
and 4 slaves. Meadow for 6 ploughs; woodland, 40 pigs. Value 6; when acquired
4; before 1066 8. Auti, one of Earl Algar's Guards, held this manor; he could
do what he would with it.

In FLITTON Hundred

William Froissart also holds GRAVENHURST from Hugh. It answers for 3 1/2 hides.
Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 4 villagers have 1 plough; another
possible. 3 smallholders and 4 slaves. Meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs.
Value 60s; as much when acquired; before 1066, 100s. 5 Freemen held this manor;
they could grant and sell their land to whom they would.

In STREATLEY William of Loucelles holds 4 hides and 1 virgate from Hugh as one
manor. Land for 6 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; another possible. 7 villagers
have 4 ploughs. 5 smallholders and 1 slave. Woodland, 16 pigs. Value 4; when
acquired 40s; before 1066, 100s. Eskil of Ware, a thane of King Edward's, held
this manor; there was 1 Freeman, his man, who had 1 hide; he could grant to whom
he would.

William of Loucelles also holds HIGHAM [Gobion] from Hugh. It answers for 8
hides. Land for 11 ploughs. In lordship 4 ploughs. 14 villagers have 7 ploughs.
2 smallholders and 5 slaves. Meadow for 6 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Value 8;
as much when acquired; before 1066 12. 5 Freemen held this manor; they could
grant their land to whom they would.

In STODDEN Hundred

In EASTON Wimund of Tessel holds 1/2 hide from Hugh. Land for 3 ploughs; they
are there. 2 villagers; 6 smallholders. Woodland, 40 pigs. Value 30s; when
acquired and before 1066, 20s. Wulfgeat, Eskil of Ware's man, held this land; he
could grant and sell; but the jurisdiction always lay in Colmworth, Eskil's
manor.

In RISELEY Alric the priest holds 1/2 hide from Hugh. Land for 1/2 plough; it is
there. 4 smallholders. Value 5s; when acquired the same; before 1066, 8s.
Wulfnoth, Godric the sheriff's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he
would.

In MILTON [Ernest] William Basset holds 2 hides less 1/2 virgate from Hugh. Land
for 3 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 1 villager has 1 plough. 4 smallholders
and 2 slaves. Meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 6 pigs. Value 30s; as much when
acquired; before 1066, 40s.

In the Half-Hundred of BUCKELOWE

In BLETSOE Osbert of Brouay holds 2 1/2 hides from Hugh. Land for 4 ploughs. In
lordship 1 plough. 7 villagers have 3 ploughs. 2 smallholders and 2 slaves. 1/2
mill, 10s; meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 100 pigs. The value is and always was
60s. Eskil of Ware held this manor.

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