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Michael Caswell

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The Domesday Book
« on: November 27, 2019, 02:03:46 pm »
What the Domesday Book says about Tytherton.

Borel holds (E or W) Tytherton. Attic held it in TRE and it paid geld for 2 hides. There is land for 1 plough which (plough) is there, and 2 slaves, and 3 cotsets. There is the 4th part of a mill  rendering 20d and 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 10/- now 20/-

Edward the Sherrif has yearly the pence which belong to the shrievalty, 130 pigs and 32 sides of bacon of wheat, 2 motif and 8 sesters, and as much malt, of oats, 5 motif and 4 sesters, of honey, 16 sesters, or instead of honey 16/-,180 hens, 1600 eggs, 100 cheeses, 52 lambs, 240 fleeces of corn in the field 162 acres. He has also 80 pounds in value between the reeve land and what he has from it.When the reeve's farm falls short, Edward must make it up from his own resources.

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