Folio 215v Bedfordshire

 

folio 215v

Land for 6 ploughs. In lordship 2 hides; 2 ploughs there. 3 villagers have 2
ploughs; another 2 possible. 3 smallholders and 4 slaves. Meadow for 6 ploughs;
woodland, 50 pigs. In total, value 60s; as much when acquired; before 1066,
100s. Alwin Horn, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor.

The Land of Alfred of Lincoln
In WILLEY Hundred

Alfred of Lincoln holds 3 hides in WYMINGTON, and Gleu of Rothwell from him.
Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; another possible. 1 villager, 6
smallholders and 3 slaves with 2 ploughs. Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 40s; when
acquired 50s; before 1066, 60s. Godwin Frambold held this manor; he could sell.
With these 3 hides Alfred claims 1/2 hide against Walter of Flanders, of which
he wrongfully dispossessed him, as the men of the Hundred bear witness thereon,
since his predecessor was possessed of it before 1066, and Alfred was possessed
afterwards. Further, with this land Alfred also claims from the Bishop of
Coutances woodland for 100 pigs, which his predecessor previously had before
1066, but the Bishop wrongfully dispossessed him, as the men of the Hundred
testify.

The Land of Walter of Flanders
In the Half-Hundred of STANBRIDGE

Walter of Flanders holds TOTTERNHOE and Osbert from him. It answered for 15
hides before 1066, but after King William came to England it did not answer,
except for 10 hides. The men who held and hold the 5 hides kept and keep all the
King's customary dues and tribute. Land for 10 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs.
22 villagers have 4 ploughs; another 4 possible. 2 smallholders and 4 slaves. 3
mills at 10s 8d; meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland, 150 pigs. In total, value 8;
when acquired 10; before 1066 16. Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King
Edward's, held this manor; he could sell to whom he would.

In STODDEN Hundred

In MILTON [Ernest] Reginald holds 2 hides from Walter. Land for 3 ploughs. In
lordship 1 plough. 2 villagers have 1 plough; another possible. 1 smallholder.
Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 20s; as much when acquired; before 1066, 25s. 2
Freemen, Brictric of Waddesdon's men, held this land; they could grant to whom
they would.

In WILLEY Hundred

In TURVEY Hugh of Flanders holds 1 hide from Walter. Land for 2 ploughs. In
lordship 1; 8 smallholders and 1 slave with 1 plough. Meadow for 1 plough;
woodland, 40 pigs. Value 30s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 40s. Leofnoth son
of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's, held this land; he could sell to whom he
would.

In ODELL Walter of Flanders holds 5 hides, 1 virgate and 2 parts of 1 virgate
from the King. Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 2 hides; 2 ploughs there; 13
villagers with 3 ploughs. 5 smallholders and 5 slaves. 1 mill at 36s 8d and 200
eels; meadow for 5 ploughs; woodland, 60 pigs. Value 100s; when acquired 8;
before 1066 10. Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's, held this
manor; there also 1 Freeman had 1/2 hide which he could grant to whom he would.

In PODINGTON Hugh of Flanders holds 1 hide and 3 virgates from Walter. Land for
5 1/2 ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 4 villagers have 3 1/2 ploughs. 9
smallholders and 2 slaves. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 20 pigs. Value 4 10s;
when acquired 50s; as much before 1066. Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King
Edward's, held this manor.

In WYMINGTON Osbert holds 4 hides from Walter as one manor. Land for 5 ploughs.
In lordship 3 ploughs; 1 villager, 8 smallholders and 4 slaves with 1 plough.
Meadow for 2 ploughs. Value 3; as much when acquired; before 1066 4. Lank, a
man of Leofnoth son of Osmund's, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor. 1
Freeman had 1 hide there; he could grant to whom he would.

In the same village WYMINGTON Osbert also holds 1/2 hide from Walter. Land for
1/2 plough; but it is not there. Value 2s; when acquired 4s; before 1066, 10s.
Godwin Frambold held this land; he could grant to whom he would. Alfred of
Lincoln claims this land from Walter of Flanders.

In THURLEIGH Hugh of Flanders holds 3 hides from Walter as one manor. Land for 7
ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs. 8 villagers have 5 ploughs. 12 smallholders and
3 slaves. Woodland, 150 pigs. Value 100s; when acquired 60s; before 1066 4.
Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor.

In the same village THURLEIGH Reginald holds 1/2 hide from Walter. Land for 2
ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; 4 smallholders with 1 plough. Value 20s; when
acquired 10s; before 1066, 5s. Ordric, Leofnoth son of Osmund's man, held this
land; he could sell.

In BIGGLESWADE Hundred

In STRATTON holds 1 hide and 1 virgate. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs; 1 1/2 ploughs
possible. 3 smallholders. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 10s; it always was. Leofwin
of Caddington, a thane of King Edward's, held this land; he could grant and
sell. It lies and lay in the lands of Langford, Walter's manor.

In HOLME Walter holds 1 hide. Land for 1 1/2 ploughs; 1 plough there; 1/2
possible. 3 smallholders. Meadow for 1 1/2 ploughs. Value 20s; when acquired
16s; before 1066, 20s. 2 Freemen held this land; they could grant to whom they
would.

In ASTWICK Hugh of Flanders holds 1 virgate from Walter. Land for 2 oxen; they
are there. 1 smallholder. 1 mill at 13s. The value is and always was 16s.
Leofwin of Caddington, a thane of King Edward's, held this land.

Walter holds LANGFORD himself. It answers for 10 hides. Land for 16 ploughs. In
lordship 4 hides and 1 virgate; 4 ploughs there; a fifth possible. 12 villagers,
7 smallholders and 5 slaves with 9 ploughs; a further 2 possible. 2 mills at 26s
8d; meadow for 16 ploughs and 2s over and above; from pasture 6s; in addition,
pasturage for 300 sheep; woodland, 16 pigs. In total, value 15 10s; when
acquired 10; before 1066 15. Leofwin of Caddington, a thane of King Edward's,
held this manor. 1 Freeman had 1 hide; he could grant to whom he would.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

In SOUTHILL Walter holds 1/2 hide of woodland which his predecessor held before
1066.

In the same village SOUTHILL Alric Wintermilk holds 1 virgate from Walter. Land
for 4 oxen; they are there. Meadow for 4 oxen. Value 5s; when acquired 3s;
before 1066, 10s. Leofwin of Caddington, a thane of King Edward's, held this
land in pledge before 1066; but after King William came to England, the man who
pledged it redeemed this land, and Walter brother of Sihere appropriated it in
the King's despite as the men of the Hundred testify.

In CLIFTON Hundred

In HENLOW Hugh of Flanders holds 3 1/2 hides from Walter. Land for 3 1/2
ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; another possible. 4 villagers with 2 ploughs; 4
smallholders and 2 slaves. Meadow for 3 1/2 ploughs; 1 mill at 34s. In total,
value 60s; when acquired 40s; before 1066, 70s. 6 Freemen held this land; they
could grant their land to whom they would.

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