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The Domesday Book

This is an extract from the Domesday Book


Land of Albert In Ripplemere Hundred Albert holds Dedworth from the King. Hugh the Chamberlain held it from King Edward.

Then and now it answered for 1 hide.

In lordship 1 plough: 4 villagers and 1 smallholder with 2 ploughs.

Meadow, 20 acres; woodland at 5 pigs. The value was £4; later and now 30s. (1 hide = 120 acres)


Land of Eudo son of Hubert In Ripplemere Hundred Eudo the steward holds “Losfield from the King. Aelfric held it from king Edward.

Then for 2 hides; now for 1 hide1.

In lordship 2 ploughs;

7 villages with 2 ploughs. Meadow, 7 acres; woodland at 5 pigs The value was £4; and now 30s 1 hide = 120 acres

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