Folio 216 Bedfordshire

 

folio 216

The Land of Walter brother of Sihere
In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

Walter brother of Sihere holds SEGENHOE. It answers for 10 hides. Land for 10
ploughs. In lordship 4 hides; 1 plough there; 2 ploughs possible. 24 villagers
have 7 ploughs. 4 smallholders and 3 slaves. Meadow for 8 ploughs; woodland, 300
pigs; from customary woodland dues, 10 rams a year. In total, value 6; when
acquired 10; before 1066 16. Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's,
held this manor. 1 Freeman had 1/2 hide; he could sell to whom he would.

In FLITTON Hundred

In SILSOE Hugh of Flanders holds 4 hides from Walter as one manor. Land for 10
ploughs. In lordship 2 ploughs; 6 villagers, 8 smallholders and 4 slaves with 7
ploughs; an eighth possible. 1 mill at 26d; meadow for 6 ploughs; woodland, 100
pigs and 2s too. In total, value 8; when acquired 100s; before 1066 11.
Leofnoth son of Osmund, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor. 3 Freemen
held 1/2 hide; they could grant and sell to whom they would. Hugh holds this 1/2
hide from the King, as his men state.

The Land of Hugh of Flanders
In WILLEY Hundred

Hugh of Flanders holds 2 hides and 1 virgate in PODINGTON from the King. Land
for 2 1/2 ploughs. In lordship 1/2 hide; 1 plough. 3 villagers have 1 1/2
ploughs. 6 smallholders and 1 slave. Value 30s; as much when acquired; before
1066, 40s. 4 Freemen held this land; they could sell to whom they would.

Hugh holds 1 1/2 hides in HINWICK himself from the King. Land for 3 ploughs. In
lordship 2 ploughs; 1 villager, 4 smallholders and 3 slaves with 1 plough. Value
30s; when acquired 20s; before 1066, 40s. Alwold, Bishop Wulfwy's man, held this
land; he could sell.

In SHARNBROOK Robert holds 1/2 hide and the fourth part of 1 virgate from Hugh.
Land for 1 plough; it is there. 1 smallholder; 1 slave. Meadow for 1 plough.
Value 10s; when acquired 5s; before 1066, 20s. Leofric, the Abbot of Ramsey's
man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

The Land of Hugh the butler
In STODDEN Hundred

Hugh the butler holds 2 hides and 3 virgates in EASTON from the King. Land for 4
ploughs. In lordship 1 hide; 2 ploughs there. 4 villagers, 1 smallholder and 1
slave with 2 ploughs. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 200 pigs. Value 40s; when
acquired 70s; before 1066, 40s. Wig, a thane of King Edward's, held this manor.
There also 1 Freeman had 1/2 hide; he could grant to whom he would.

In SHIRDON Hugh holds 1 virgate. Value 12d; before 1066, 2s. Alwin, Earl
Harold's man, held this land; he could grant to whom he would.

The Land of Sigar of Chocques
In STODDEN Hundred

Sigar of Chocques holds 2 hides in EASTON from the King. Land for 5 ploughs. In
lordship 2 carucates of land besides the 2 hides. 2 ploughs there. 6 villagers
have 3 ploughs. 12 smallholders and 2 slaves. Meadow for 1 plough; woodland, 60
pigs. Value 4; when acquired 3; before 1066 4. Wig, a thane of King Edward's,
held this land; he could grant and sell to whom he would.

The Land of Gunfrid of Chocques
In WILLEY Hundred

Gunfrid of Chocques holds 1 hide and 3 virgates in HINWICK, and Theobald from
him. Land for 3 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; 2 ploughs possible. 3 villagers.
Value 20s; when acquired 10s; before 1066, 40s. 2 Freemen held this land; they
could grant and sell to whom they would.

The Land of Richard son of Count Gilbert
In BARFORD Hundred

Richard son of Count Gilbert holds 1 virgate of land in SUDBURY' which lies in
the lands of St Neot's Church and lay there before 1066.

In WYBOSTON the monks of St Neot's hold 2 hides and 1/2 virgate from the said
Richard. Land for 1/2 plough, but it is not there. Woodland, 100 pigs. Value
11s; when acquired the same; before 1066, 21s. This land lay in the lands of St
Neot's Church before 1066, in alms.

The Land of Richard Poynant
In BIGGLESWADE Hundred

Richard Poynant holds 8 hides and a virgate in DUNTON from the King as one
manor. Land for 8 ploughs. In lordship 4 hides and 1 virgate. 3 ploughs there.
12 villagers have 5 ploughs. 2 smallholders and 3 slaves. Woodland, 60 pigs. In
total, value 8; when acquired 6; as much before 1066. Archbishop Stigand held
this manor.

In TEMPSFORD Robert holds 2 hides, of the King's Holding, from Richard Poynant.
Land for 2 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; 4 villagers with 1 plough. Meadow for
1 plough. Value 30s; when acquired 20s; before 1066, 20s. 3 Freemen held this
land; they could grant to whom they would.

In WICHESTANESTOU Hundred

In SOUTHILL Richard Poynant holds 1/2 hide of woodland which Archbishop Stigand
held before 1066.

The Land of William the chamberlain
In MANSHEAD Hundred

William the chamberlain holds 1 hide in POTSGROVE from the King. Land for 1
plough; it is there. Meadow for 1 plough. Value 15s; when acquired the same;
before 1066, 40s. Morcar the priest of Luton held this land; he could sell.

In BATTLESDEN Robert holds 1/2 hide from William the chamberlain. Land for 1/2
plough. Value 5s; when acquired the same; before 1066 7 [7s]. Morcar the priest
held this land; he could sell.

In the Half-Hundred of STANBRIDGE

William holds TOTTERNHOE himself from the King. It answers for 7 hides less 1
virgate. Land for 6 ploughs. In lordship 3 hides and 3 virgates. 1 plough there.
4 villagers have 3 ploughs. 4 smallholders and 4 slaves. 1 mill, 3s; meadow for
3 ploughs, woodland, 20 pigs. Value 50s; when acquired the same; before 1066 8.
Leofwin of Caddington, Earl Waltheof's man, held this manor. With this manor
William the chamberlain claims 2 hides which his predecessor held before 1066,
as the Hundred testifies; but the Bishop of Bayeux took them away from him by
force and gave them to his chamberlain Adelulf.

The Land of William Lovet
In MANSHEAD Hundred

William Lovet holds 5 hides in [Husborne] CRAWLEY from the King, as one manor.
Land for 5 ploughs. In lordship 2 hides; 2 ploughs there. 5 villagers have 2
ploughs; a third possible. 3 smallholders and 2 slaves. 2 mills, 10s; meadow for
5 ploughs. Value 40s; when acquired 30s; before 1066, 100s. Grimbald the
goldsmith, King Edward's man, held this manor; he could grant to whom he would.

In REDBORNSTOKE Hundred

William holds FLITWICK himself from the King. It answers for 5 hides. Land for 7
ploughs. In lordship 2 hides. 2 ploughs there. 3 villagers have 3 ploughs; a
further 2 possible. 7 smallholders. 1 mill, 4s; meadow for 5 ploughs; woodland,
100 pigs. Value 50s; when acquired 60s; before 1066 8. Alwin, a thane of King
Edward's, held this manor.

The Land of William Peverel
In WILLEY Hundred

William holds 2 hides in FARNDISH from the King. Land for 2 1/2 ploughs. In
lordship 2 ploughs. 3 villagers have 1/2 plough. 2 smallholders and 1 slave.
Meadow for 1 plough. Value 40s; when acquired 20s; before 1066, 40s. 3 Freemen
held this land; they could grant and sell to whom they would.

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