Folio 214 Bedfordshire

 

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Eskil of Ware held 3 virgates of this land which lay in the lands of his manor,
Willington. Alstan held 1 virgate which he could sell to whom he would.

In the same village COPLE Branting held 1 hide from Hugh. Land for 1 plough; it
is there. Meadow for 4 oxen. The value is and always was 10s. 3 Freemen held
this land; they could sell to whom they would.

In the same village COPLE Robert holds 3 virgates from Hugh. Land for 1 plough;
it is there. Meadow for 4 oxen. The value is and always was 7 1/2s. 2 Freemen
held this land; they could sell.

In the same village COPLE Roger the priest and Liboret hold 1/2 hide and 1/2
virgate. Land for 6 oxen; they are there. Meadow for 4 oxen. The value is and
always was 5s. 3 Freemen held this land; they could sell to whom they would.
Ralph Tallboys had 9 hides of this manor of Cople in exchange for Ware as his
men say; when he acquired them the value was 4.

In NORTHILL Walter holds 1/2 hide from Hugh. Land for 1/2 plough; it is there.
Meadow for 1/2 plough. Value 5s; when acquired the same; before 1066, 10s.
Osgeat of Bromham, King Edward's man, held this land; he could sell to whom he
would.

In CLIFTON Hundred

In CUDESSANE 3 Freemen hold 2 hides from Hugh. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs; they are
there. 1 smallholder. Meadow for 1 1/2 ploughs; woodland, 4 pigs. Value 20s; as
much when acquired; before 1066, 30s. 4 Freemen held this land; they could sell
to whom they would.

The Land of Nigel of Aubigny
In MANSHEAD Hundred

In [Husborne] CRAWLEY Thorgisl holds 5 hides from Nigel of Aubigny as one manor.
Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 3 villagers ploughs possible. 1
villager, 7 smallholders and 1 slave. Meadow for 5 ploughs. In total value 30s;
when acquired 40s; before 1066, 100s. 9 thanes held this manor; they could grant
and sell their land to whom they would.

In the same Hundred Thorgisl holds 1 hide from Nigel in HOLCOT. Land for 1
plough; the plough is there. 2 slaves. Woodland, 10 pigs. Value of this land
15s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 20s. Fuglo, Alric son of Goding's man, held
this land; he could sell to whom he would.

Thorgisl holds TINGRITH from Nigel. It answers for 2 hides and 1 virgate. Land
for 3 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough. 4 villagers have 2 ploughs. 2 smallholders.
Meadow for 3 ploughs; woodland, 150 pigs. Value 40s; when acquired 30s; before
1066, 100s. 2 thanes held this manor; they could sell to whom they would.

In PRIESTLEY Thorgisl holds 1 1/2 hides from Nigel. Land for 2 ploughs; they are
there. Meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 40 pigs. 1 villager and 4 smallholders.
Value 20s; as much when acquired; before 1066, 60s. 5 thanes held this land;
they could grant and sell.

Nigel holds HARLINGTON. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 10 ploughs. In lordship
3 1/2 ploughs; a further 2 possible. 12 villagers have 5 ploughs. 6 smallholders
and 10 slaves. Meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 400 pigs; 1 ram; a packload of
oats from the woodland. Value 6; when acquired 4; before 1066 9. 4 thanes
held this manor; they could sell to whom they would.

In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

In SHELTON Herfast of Marston holds 1 hide from Nigel. Land for 1 plough; the
plough is there. Meadow for 1/2 plough; woodland, 40 pigs. 1 villager; 2
smallholders and 1 slave. Value 20s; when acquired 15s; before 1066, 20s.
Alward, Alric son of Goding's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he
would.

In the same village SHELTON Stephen son of Erhard holds 1/2 hide from Nigel.
Land for 1/2 plough; it is there, with 2 smallholders. Meadow for 2 oxen;
woodland, 12 pigs. Value 6s; when acquired 3s; before 1066, 10s. Fuglo, Alric
son of Goding's man, held this land; he could sell to whom he would.

In MARSTON [Moretaine] Herfast of Marston holds 8 hides and 1/2 virgate from
Nigel. Land for 10 ploughs. In lordship 3 ploughs; 14 villagers with 8 ploughs.
2 smallholders and 4 slaves. Meadow for 8 ploughs; woodland, 300 pigs. Value 7;
when acquired 100s; before 1066, 12. 21 Freemen held this manor; they could
sell and grant their lands to whom they would.

Nigel of Le Vast holds MILLBROOK from Nigel of Aubigny. It answers for 5 hides.
Land for 6 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs; 4 villagers with 4 ploughs. 2
smallholders. 2 mills at 6s; meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Value 3;
when acquired 30s; before 1066, 100s. Godwin son of Leofwin held this manor;
they could all grant or sell their land to whom they would.

Nigel of Le Vast holds AMPTHILL himself from Nigel of Aubigny. It answers for 5
hides. Land for 8 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 6 villagers have 4 ploughs; a
further 2 ploughs possible. 2 smallholders and 1 slave. Meadow for 6 ploughs;
woodland, 300 pigs. Value 4; when acquired 40s; before 1066 4. 7 Freemen held
this manor; they could sell and grant their land to whom they would.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

Nigel of Le Vast also holds BROOM from Nigel. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 5
ploughs; as many there, with 9 villagers and 5 smallholders. Woodland, 30 pigs.
Value 40s. 7 Freemen held it; they could grant and sell.

In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

In MAULDEN John of Les Roches appropriated 25 acres wrongfully from the men who
hold the village, as the men of the Hundred testify. Now Nigel of Aubigny has
them.

Nigel of Aubigny holds WESTCOTTS. It answers for 3 hides less 1 virgate. Land
for 6 ploughs. 5 there; a sixth possible. 5 villagers and 11 smallholders.
Meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs and plough iron. Value 60s; when
acquired 40s; before 1066 6. 7 Freemen held this manor; they could grant and
sell their land to whom they would.

In FLITTON Hundred

Nigel holds CLOPHILL himself. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 8 ploughs. In
lordship 3 hides. 2 ploughs there. 5 villagers have 6 ploughs. 5 smallholders
and 1 slave. Meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 200 pigs and 12d. Value 60s; when
acquired 30s; before 1066 8. 2 thanes held this manor; they were Earl Tosti's
men. Of these 5 hides, Nigel claims 1 virgate himself which his predecessor held
before 1066. Nigel was put in possession himself after he came to the Honour,
but Ralph Tallboys dispossessed him.

Nigel holds CAINHOE himself. It answers for 4 hides. Land for 6 ploughs. In
lordship 2 hides and 3 virgates; 2 ploughs there; another 2 possible. 3
villagers have 2 ploughs. 1 mill at 6s; meadow for 8 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs
and 2s too. 3 smallholders and 5 slaves. Value 60s; when acquired 30s; before
1066, 100s. Aelfric Small, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor; he could
grant and sell without his permission.

In SILSOE a concubine of Nigel's holds 2 hides. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship
1 plough. 2 villagers have 2 ploughs; a third possible. 3 smallholders and 1
slave. Meadow for 3 ploughs; woodland, 50 pigs. Value 30s; as much when
acquired; as much before 1066. Aelfric Small, a thane of King Edward's, held
this land.

Roger and Rhiwallon of Pulloxhill hold PULLOXHILL from Nigel of Aubigny. It
answers for 10 hides. Land for 13 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs; another 2
possible. 11 villagers have 9 ploughs. 13 smallholders and 2 slaves. Meadow for
6 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. Value 10; when acquired 8; before 1066 13.

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