Folio 214v Bedfordshire

 

folio 214v

8 Freemen held this manor; they could grant and sell their land to whom they
would.

In STREATLEY Pirot of Wyboston holds 4 hides and the third part of 1 hide from
Nigel of Aubigny, as one manor. Land for 6 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 4
villagers have 1 plough; a further 3 possible. 4 smallholders and 1 slave.
Meadow for 3 ploughs; woodland, 20 pigs. A certain man has 1 plough there. Value
4; when acquired 40s; before 1066 6. Leofwin the noble of Caddington and 3
other thanes of King Edward's held this manor; they could sell their land to
whom they would. Pirot of Wyboston holds 3 hides of this land from his wife's
marriage portion and 1 hide and the third part of 1 hide as a Holding from Nigel
of Aubigny.

In STODDEN Hundred

In MILTON [Ernest] Thorgisl holds 3 hides less 1 virgate from Nigel. Land for 4
ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; 4 villagers, 2 1/2 ploughs; 1/2 villagers plough
possible; 3 smallholders. Meadow for 3 ploughs. Value 30s; as much when
acquired; before 1066, 40s. 6 Freemen held this land; they could grant or sell
their land to whom they would.

In WILLEY Hundred

In CARLTON Ketil holds 1 hide and the third part of 1 hide from Nigel. Land for
1 1/2 ploughs; they are there. 3 villagers and 2 smallholders. Meadow for 1 1/2
ploughs. Value 20s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 15s. Goldrun, Leofnoth son
of Osmund's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

In the same village CARLTON Bernard of Carlton holds 1 hide and 1/2 virgate from
Nigel. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs; they are there. 5 smallholders. Meadow for 1
plough; 1 mill, 13s 4d. Value 40s; when acquired 20s; before 1066, 30s. 3
Freemen held this land; they could grant to whom they would.

In RADWELL Nigel of Le Vast holds 7 hides and 1 1/2 virgates from Nigel of
Aubigny. Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 1. 6 villagers have 4 ploughs. 6
smallholders and 3 slaves. 1 mill at 10s; meadow for 5 ploughs. Value 4; as
much when acquired; before 1066 8. 10 Freemen held this manor; they could grant
their land to whom they would.

In TURVEY Nigel of Le Vast holds 1 hide and 1/2 virgate from Nigel of Aubigny.
Land for 1 1/2 ploughs; they are there. 5 smallholders. Meadow for 1 plough;
woodland, 20 pigs. Value 13s; as much when acquired; before 1066, 30s. Alward,
Bishop Wulfwy's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

In BARFORD Hundred

In WYBOSTON Pirot of Wyboston holds 9 hides and 1 virgate from the King, from
Nigel's Holding. Land for 9 ploughs. In lordship 4 ploughs. 12 villagers have 5
ploughs. 6 smallholders. Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 6; when acquired 4;
before 1066 10. 12 Freemen held this manor; they could sell to whom they would.

In BIGGLESWADE Hundred

Fulcher of Paris holds 1/2 hide from Nigel. Land for 1 plough; it is there.
Meadow for 1 plough. 1 slave. Value 52s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 30s.
Saemer, Leofwin of Caddington's man, held this land; he could sell.

In HOLME Fulcher of Paris holds 1 hide and 1/2 virgate himself from Nigel. Land
for 2 ploughs; they are there. 3 villagers. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 20s; when
acquired 10s; before 1066, 30s. 7 Freemen held this land; they could sell and
grant.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

In HARROWDEN Nigel holds 6 hides. Land for 8 ploughs. In lordship 1 1/2 hides
and 1/2 virgate; 1 plough there. 14 villagers have 7 ploughs. 10 smallholders
and 2 slaves. Meadow for 2 ploughs; woodland, 50 pigs. In total, value 100s;
when acquired 4; before 1066, 100s. 14 Freemen held this manor; they could
grant and sell their land to whom they would.

In CLIFTON Hundred

In CLIFTON William of Cairon holds 2 hides from Nigel. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs. 1
plough there; 1/2 possible. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 15s; when acquired 10s;
before 1066, 20s. 4 Freemen held this land; they could grant and sell.

In HENLOW Herfast of Marston holds 5 1/2 hides from Nigel. Land for 5 1/2
ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 10 villagers have 3 1/2 ploughs. 3 slaves; 1
mill at 5s; meadow for 5 ploughs; from pasture 10d. In total, value 110s; when
acquired 4; before 1066 7. 9 Freemen held this land; they could grant and sell
to whom they would. Of these 5 1/2 hides the monks of Saint-Nicolas of Angers
now hold 3 virgates from Nigel in alms.

In ARLESEY Herfast of Marston holds 3 virgates and the third part of 1 virgate
from Nigel. Land for 1 plough; it is there. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 17s; as
much when acquired; before 1066, 20s. 2 Freemen held this land; they could sell
to whom they would.

The Land of William Speke
In MANSHEAD Hundred

William Speke holds 4 hides in HOLCOT as one manor and Ralph Passwater from him.
Land for 3 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough. 5 villagers have 2 ploughs. 8
smallholders and 1 slave. A mill, 5s 4d; woodland, 50 pigs. In total, value 60s;
when acquired 20s; before 1066, 40s. Alward Bellrope, Alric son of Goding's man,
held this manor; he could sell to whom he would. This land is in exchange for
Toddington which he gave in exchange.

In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

William son of Reginald holds STEPPINGLEY from William Speke. It answers for 5
hides. Land for 7 ploughs. In lordship 1 1/2 ploughs. 14 villagers have 5 1/2
ploughs. 2 slaves. Meadow for 7 ploughs; woodland, 100 pigs. In total, value 4;
when acquired 40s; before 1066 8. Almer, Aelfric of Flitwick's man, held this
manor. There were 2 Freemen there, his men, who could sell their land to whom
they would.

In FLITTON Hundred

In STREATLEY Hugh of Beauchamp holds two parts of 1 virgate from William. Land
for 2 oxen. The value is and always was 2s. Aelfric, Aelfric Small's man, held
this land; he could sell to whom he would.

In BUCKELOWE Hundred

In BIDDENHAM Ralph and Serlo of Rots hold 4 hides less 1 1/2 virgates from
William. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 6 villagers have 2 ploughs.
2 smallholders and 2 slaves. A mill, 10s; meadow for 4 ploughs. Value 40s; when
acquired 20s; before 1066, 40s. 11 Freemen held this manor; they could grant and
sell their land to whom they would. William says that he has this land in
exchange for Toddington.

In WILLEY Hundred

In HINWICK Walter the monk holds 1 hide from William. Land for 2 ploughs; 1/2
plough there; another 1 1/2 ploughs possible. Value 10s; as much when acquired;
before 1066, 20s. Wulfnoth, Wulfsi son of Burgred's man, held this land; he
could grant to whom he would.

In WYMINGTON Walter the monk holds 3 virgates from William.

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