Snape in the Domesday Book

domesday-book-2Snape appears in 2 entries in the Domesday Book

Entry 1

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 4.9 geld units. 40.0 villtax.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £7.2. Value to lord in 1086 £7. Value to lord c. 1070 £6.
  • Households: 8 villagers. 16 smallholders. 25 free men.
  • Ploughland: 5 lord’s plough teams possible.
  • 8 men’s plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 6 acres. Woodland 6 pigs. 1 mill.

Entry 2

  • Taxable units: Taxable value 1.3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £1. Value to lord in 1086 £2.1.
  • Households: 21 free men.
  • Ploughland: 3 men’s plough teams.
  • Other resources: 1 church. 0.06 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066free men, twenty-one.
  • Overlord in 1066Edric (of Laxfield).
  • Lord in 1086Gilbert Blunt.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086Robert Malet.
  • Phillimore reference: 6,133

 

Source: http://opendomesday.org/place/TM3959/snape/

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