The Domesday survey
The text

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L. F. Salzman (editor)

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1939

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'The Domesday survey: The text', A history of the County of Oxford: Volume 1 (1939), pp. 396-428. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=101938 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Oxenefordscire
Here are Entered the Landholders in Oxenefordscire
The King's Land
II. The Land Of The Archbishop Of Canterbury
III. The Land Of The Bishop Of Winchester
IIII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Salisbury
V. The Land Of The Bishop Of Exeter
VI. The Land Of The Bishop Of Lincoln
VII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Bayeux
VIII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Lisieux
IX. The Land Of St. Mary Of Abingdon
X. The Land Of The Church Of Labatailge [Battle Abbey]
XI. The Land Of The Church Of Wincelcumbe [Winchcombe]
XII. The Land Of The Abbey Of Préaux
XIII. The Land Of St. Denis Of Paris
XIIII. The Land Of The Canons Of Oxford And Other Clerks
XV. The Land Of Earl Hugh
XVI. The Land Of The Count Of Mortain
XVII. The Land Of The Count Of Évreux
XVIII. The Land Of Earl Aubrey
XIX. The Land Of Count Eustace
XX. The Land Of Walter Gifard
XXI. The Land Of William Fitz Ansculf
XXII. The Land Of William De Warene
XXIII. The Land Of William Pevrel
XXIIII. The Land Of Henry De Ferieres
XXV. The Land Of Hugh De Bolebech
XXVI. The Land Of Hugh De Iveri
XXVII. The Land Of Robert De Statford
XXVIII. The Land Of Robert De Oilgi
XXIX. The Land Of Roger De Iveri
XXX. The Land Of Ralf De Mortemer
XXXI. The Land Of Rannulf Pevrel
XXXII. The Land Of Richard De Curci
XXXIII. The Land Of Richard Puingiant
XXXIIII. The Land Of Berenger De Todeni
XXXV. The Land Of Milo Crispin
XXXVI. The Land Of Guy De Reinbuedcurth
XXXVII. The Land Of Ghilo
XXXVIII. The Land Of Gilbert De Gand
XXXIX. The Land Of Geoffrey De Mannevile
XL. The Land Of Ernulf De Hesding
XLI. The Land Of Edward Of Salisbury
XLII. The Land Of Swegn (Suain) The Sheriff
XLIII. The Land Of Alfred The Nephew (nepotis) Of Wigot
XLIIII. The Land Of Guy De Oilgi
XLV. The Land Of Walter The Son Of Ponz
XLVI. The Land Of William Levric
XLVII. The Land Of William The Son Of Manne
XLVIII. The Land Of Ilbod
XLIX. The Land Of Reinbald
L. The Land Of Robert The Son Of Murdrac
LI. The Land Of Osbern Gifard
LII. The Land Of Benzelin
LIII. The Land Of The Countess Judith
LIIII. The Land Of Cristina
LV. The Land Of The Wife Of Roger De Iveri
LVI
LVII. The Land Of Turchill
LVIII. The Land Of Richard And Other Servants Of The King
LIX. These Underwritten Lands Belong to (sunt de) The Fee Of Earl William
Bochinghamscire
Terra Willelmi De Warene Terra Hervei Glowecestrescire
Terra Regis Terra Thome Archiepiscopi Northantonscire
Terra Episcopi Constantiensis Terra Hugonis de Grentemaisnillo Terra Willelmi Pevrel Warwicscire
Terra Osberni Filii Ricardi Statfordscire
Footnotes

Oxenefordscire

In King Edward's Time Oxeneford (Oxford) rendered yearly to the King for toll (theloneo) and rent (gablo) and all other customary dues (consuetudinibus) 20 li. and 6 sestiers (sextartios) of honey. Also (it rendered) to Earl Algar (fn. 1) 10 li. in addition to the mill which he had within the city. When the king went on an expedition 20 burgesses went with him for all the others or else they gave 20 li. to the king that all might be free.

Now Oxeneford renders 60 li. by tale (ad numerum) of 20 (pence) to the ounce (ora). In this vill (villa), as well within the wall as without, there are 243 houses which pay geld, and besides these there are 500 houses less 22 (which are) so waste and destroyed that they cannot pay geld.

The king has 20 mural dwellings (mansiones murales) which belonged to Earl Algar in King Edward's time, rendering then and now 14 s. less 2 d., and he has 1 dwelling rendering 6 d. pertaining to Sciptone [Shipton-under-Wychwood] and another rendering (de) 4 d. pertaining to Blochesham [Bloxham] and a third rendering 30 d. pertaining to Riseberge [Princes Risborough (fn. 2) ] and two others rendering (de) 4 d. pertaining to Tuiford [Twyford] in Buchingehamscire [Buckinghamshire]. One of these is waste.

They are called mural dwellings for this reason, because if there be need and the King command it they shall repair the wall.

To the lands which Earl Aubrey (fn. 3) held there pertain 1 church and 3 dwellings, 2 of these belong (iacent) to the church of Saint Mary and render 28 d., and the third belongs (iacet) to Bureford [Burford] and renders 5 s.

To the lands which Earl William (fn. 4) held there pertain 9 dwellings which render 7 s.; 3 of these are waste.

The Archbishop of Canterbury has 7 dwellings which render 38 d.; 4 of these are waste.

The Bishop of Winchester (has) 9 dwellings which render 62 d.; 3 of these are waste.

The Bishop of Bayeux (has) 18 dwellings which render 13 s. and 4 d.; 4 of these are waste.

The Bishop of Lincoln has 30 dwellings which render 18 s. and 6 d.; 16 of these are waste.

The Bishop of Coutances has 2 dwellings which render 14 d.

The Bishop of Hereford has 3 dwellings which renders 13 d.; 1 of these is waste.

The abbey of St. Edmund [Bury St. Edmunds] has 1 dwelling which renders 6 d. pertaining to Tentone [Taynton].

The abbey of Abendonia [Abingdon] has 14 dwellings which render 7 s. and 3 d.; 8 of these are waste.

The abbey of Eglesham [Eynsham] has 1 church and 13 dwellings which render 9 s.; 7 of these are waste.

The Count of Mortain has 10 dwellings which render 3 s. All are waste except one.

Earl Hugh (of Chester) has 7 dwellings which render 5 s. and 8 d.; 4 of these are waste.

The Count of Evreux has 1 waste dwelling and it renders nothing.

Henry de Fereires has 2 dwellings which render 5 s.

William Pevrel, 4 dwellings which render 17 d.; 2 of these are waste.

Edward the sheriff, (fn. 5) 2 dwellings which render 5 s.

Ernulf de Hesding, 3 dwellings which render 18 d. One of these is waste.

Berengar de Todeni, 1 dwelling which renders 6 d.

Milo Crispin, 2 dwellings which render 12 d.

Richard de Curci, 2 dwellings which render 19 d.

Robert de Oilgi, 12 dwellings which render 64 d.; 4 of these are waste.

Roger de Ivri, 15 dwellings which render 20 s. and 4 d.; 6 of these are waste.

Rannulf Flammard, 1 dwelling which renders nothing.

Guy de Reinbodcurth, 2 dwellings which render 20 d.

Walter Gifard, 17 dwellings which render 22 s.; 7 of these are waste.

Walter's predecessor (antecessor) had one of these by the gift of King Edward out of (ex) the 8 virgates which were subject to custom (consuetudinariae) in King Edward's time. (fn. 6)

Jernio has 1 dwelling which renders 6 d. pertaining to Hamtone [Hampton Poyle]. The son of Manasses has 1 dwelling which renders 4 d. pertaining to (ad) Blecesdone [Bletchingdon].

All the abovewritten hold these aforesaid dwellings free on account of the repair of the wall.

All the dwellings which are called 'mural' were free in King Edward's time from every custom (consuetudine) except military service (expeditione) and the repair of the wall.

The priests of Saint Michael have 2 dwellings which render 52 d.

The canons of Saint Frideswide have 15 dwellings which render 11 s.; 8 of these are waste.

Coleman had while he lived 3 dwellings which render (de) 3 s. and 8 d.

William has 1 (dwelling) which renders (de) 20 d. Spracheling (has) 1 dwelling which renders nothing.

Wlwi the fisherman (has) 1 dwelling which renders (de) 32 d.

Alwin has 5 dwellings which render (de) 37 d.; 3 of these are waste.

Edric (has) 1 dwelling which renders nothing. Harding and Leveva, 9 dwellings which render 12 s.; 4 of these are waste.

Ailric, 1 dwelling which renders nothing. Dereman, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 12 d.

Segrim, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 16 d. The other Segrim, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 2 s.

Smewin, 1 dwelling which renders nothing. Goldwin, 1 dwelling which renders nothing.

Eddid, 1 dwelling which renders nothing. Suetman, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 8 d.

Sewi, 1 dwelling which renders nothing. Leveva, 1 waste dwelling which rendered (de) 10 d. in King Edward's time.

Alveva, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 10 d. Alward, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 10 d.

Alwin, 1 waste dwelling. Brictred and Derman, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 16 d.

Alwi, 1 dwelling from which he has nothing. Derewen, 1 dwelling which renders (de) 6 d.

Alwin the priest, 1 waste house (domum) which renders nothing. Levric, 1 (house) which likewise renders nothing.

Wluric, 1 waste dwelling; nevertheless if there be need (he) will repair the wall.

Suetman the moneyer, 1 free house which renders 40 d.

Godwin (1), Ulmar (1), Goderun (1), Godric (1), Alwi (1); these 5 (houses) render nothing.

Suetman has 2 dwellings belonging to the wall (mansiones muri). They render 3 s.

Another Suetman, 1 dwelling, free on account of the same service, and he has 9 d.

Sawold, 9 dwellings which render 13 s.; 6 of these are waste.

Lodowin, 1 house in which he dwells, free on account of the wall.

Segrim, 3 free houses which render (de) 64 d. One of these is waste.

Alwin, 1 house, free on account of repairing the wall (pro muro reficiendo), from which he has 32 d. yearly.

And if the wall is not repaired when there is need by him who ought, either he will pay 40 s. to the King or he loses his house.

All the burgesses of Oxford have pasture in common without the wall which renders 6 s. and 8 d.

Here are Entered the Landholders in Oxenefordscire

i. King William.

ii. The Archbishop of Canterbury.

iii. The Bishop of Winchester.

iiii. The Bishop of Salisbury.

v. The Bishop of Exeter.

vi. The Bishop of Lincoln.

vii. The Bishop of Bayeux.

viii. The Bishop of Lisieux.

ix. The Abbey of Abingdon.

x. The Abbey of Labatailge [Battle].

xi. The Abbey of Winchcombe.

xii. The Abbey of Préaux.

xiii. The Church of St. Denis of Paris.

xiiii. The Canons of Oxford and other Clerks.

xv. Earl Hugh.

xvi. The Count of Mortain.

xvii. The Count of Évreux.

xviii. Earl Aubrey.

xix. Count Eustace.

xx. Walter Gifard.

xxi. William Fitz Ansculf.

xxii. William de Warene.

xxiii. William Pevrel.

xxiiii. Henry de Fereires.

xxv. Hugh de Bolebech.

xxvi. Hugh de Ivri.

xxvii. Robert de Stadford.

xxviii. Robert de Oilgi.

xxix. Roger de Ivri.

xxx. Ralf de Mortemer.

xxxi. Rannulf Pevrel.

xxxii. Richard de Curci.

xxxiii. Richard Puingiand.

xxxiiii. Berenger de Todeni.

xxxv. Milo Crispin.

xxxvi. Guy de Reinbodcurth.

xxxvii. Ghilo the brother of Ansculf.

xxxviii. Gilbert de Gand.

xxxix. Geoffrey de Mannevile.

xl. Ernulf de Hesding.

xli. Edward of Salisbury.

xlii. Suain the Sheriff.

xliii. Alfred nepos of Wigot.

xliiii. Guy de Oilgi.

xlv. Walter Ponz.

xlvi. William Levric.

xlvii. William son of Manne.

xlviii. Ilbod brother of Ernulf de Hesdin.

xlix. Reinbald.

l. Robert son of Murdrac.

li. Osbern Gifard.

lii. Benzelin.

liii. The Countess Judith.

liiii. Cristina.

lv. The wife of Roger de Ivri.

lvi. Hascoit Musard.

lvii. Turchil.

lviii. Richard Ingania and other servants (ministri) of the King.

lix. The land of Earl William.

The King's Land

fo. 154b.

The King holds Besintone [Bensington or Benson]. There are 12 h. less 1 v. of land. In King Edward's time 50 ploughs were there. Now in demesne (there are) 8 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 32 villeins with 29 bordars have 24 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 40 s. From the meadows and the pastures and the fisheries and the woods together there come 18 li. and 15 s. and 5 d. yearly. From the church-scot (circet), 11 s. From the corn-rent (annona) for one year 30 li. The soke (soca) of 4½ hundreds (fn. 7) belongs (pertinet) to this manor.

Altogether it renders yearly 80 li. and 100 s.

The King holds Hedintone [Headington]. There are 10 h. In demesne (there are) now 6 ploughs; and 20 villeins with 24 bordars have 14 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 50 s. and 5 fisheries rendering (de) 20 s. From the meadows and pastures 4 li. From the corn-rent (annona) for a year 8 li. De helvewecha ( ) 30 s. From the church-scot (circet) 10 s. and 6 d. From other customs (consuetudinibus) 100 s. and 25 d.

The soke of 2 hundreds belongs to this manor. Richard de Curci retains to himself that of 16 h. (fn. 8)

Altogether it renders 60 li. by tale (ad numerum).

The King holds Cherielintone (fn. 9) [Kirtlington]. There are 11½h. In demesne there are 10 ploughs; and 42 villeins with 24 bordars and 2 serfs have 21 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 35 s. From the meadows and the pastures and the pannage (pasnagio) and other customs 8 li. From the corn-rent for a year (annona) 20 li. The soke of 2½ hundreds belongs to this manor, except for 2½ h. in Lantone [Launton] which used to belong (iacuerunt) there. King Edward gave these to St. Peter of Westminster and to Baldwin his godson (filiolo).

Altogether it renders 52 li. by tale yearly.

The King holds Optone [Wootton]. (fn. 10) There are 5 h. In demesne there are 4 ploughs; and 10 villeins with 11 bordars have 6 ploughs. There are 2 mills rendering (de) 10 s. and 4 d. From other customs 50 s. From the corn-rent (annona) for a years 40 s. The wood(land) is in the king's inclosure (defensione). In King Edward's time it rendered 10 s. The soke of 3 hundreds belongs to this manor. Altogether it renders 18 li. by tale.

The King holds Sciptone [Shipton-underWychwood]. There are 33 h. and 3 v. of land. In demesne there are 10 ploughs; and 54 villeins with 64 bordars and 6 serfs have 43 ploughs. There (are) 6 mills rendering (de) 55 s. From the meadows and the pannage and rent (gablo) and other customs 12 li. and 17 s. From the corn-rent for a year 15 li. The wood(land) is in the King's inclosure (defensione), and it (quae) rendered 50 s. in King Edward's time. The soke of 3 hundreds belongs to this manor.

Altogether it renders 72 li. by tale.

The King holds Bentone [Bampton]. There are 27½ h. In demesne there are 6 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 40 villeins and 17 boors (buri) and 13 bordars have 16 ploughs. In King Edward's time they had 26 ploughs. There (are) 4 mills (rendering) 25 s. From the fisheries 20 s. From the meadows 65 s. From the market (mercato) 50 s. From the pannage and the salt-pans (salinis) at Wic [Droitwich, Worcestershire] and other customs of the men 9 li. and 13 s. From the corn-rent for a year 15 li. The soke of 2 hundreds belongs to this manor.

Altogether it renders yearly 80 li. and 40 s. by tale.

Ilbert de Laci holds ½ h. by the gift of the Bishop of Bayeux, and Walter Fitz Ponz holds a parcel (particulam) of land, and Henry de Fereires holds a certain piece of wood(land) (silvam) which Bundi the forester held. The county bears witness that all this belongs to the King's demesne.

Joseph, in King Edward's time, had 60 acres of land in Stochelie [Stockley] belonging to (de) the King's demesne. But afterwards Earl Harold added it to his own demesne (in suo dominio accepit) and it was in the King's demesne when the King crossed the sea.

The King holds Blochesham and Edburgberie [Bloxham and Adderbury]. There are 34½ h. In King Edward's time 48 ploughs were there. In demesne there are now 13 (ploughs) and 27 serfs; and 72 villeins with 16 bordars who have ( ) ploughs. (fn. 11) There (are) 6 mills rendering (de) 56 s. and 4 d. Meadow 2 leagues and 5 furlongs in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. Pasture in length and breadth 2 leagues. Wood(land) 13½ furlongs in length and 9 furlongs in breadth. From wool (lana) and cheeses (caseis) 40 s. From the pannage 24 s. and 7 d. and 40 swine when it is stocked (oneratur), and formerly 66 swine. From the corn-rent (annona) for a year 28 li. and 10 s. The soke of 2 hundreds belongs to this manor. Earl Edwin held this manor.

In King Edward's time it rendered 56 li.; now it (renders) 67 li.

To this manor belong 1 h. and 1 v. of land in Ledewelle [Ledwell in Sandford St. Martin]. There is land for 1 plough. It was and is worth 20 s.

From the time of Earl Tosti, Saiet, a thegn (teinus), dwelt in Bloxham and served (serviebat) as a free man. Him Earl Edwin gave to Ralf de Oilgi. R. de Oilgi drew this same man back on to the King's demesne (hunc eundem retraxit in dominium regis).

The King holds Langefort [Langford]. There are 15 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 12 serfs; and 21 villeins with 4 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 20 s. and 40 acres of meadow and 5 acres of pasture. In King Edward's time and afterwards and now it was (and is) worth 18 li.

The King holds Sciptone [Shipton-underWychwood]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 18 villeins with 5 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 36 acres of meadow. It was worth 10 li.; now it is worth 9 li. Earl Harold held these two manors; (fn. 12) now Alsi de Ferend(one) (fn. 13) [Faringdon, Berks.] holds them at rent (ad firmam).

In Scotorne [Shotover], Stauuorde [Stowood], Wodestoch [Woodstock], Corneberie [Cornbury], and Huchewode [Wychwood] the King's demesne forests have 9 leagues in length and the same in breadth. To these forests belong 4½ h., and there 6 villeins with 8 bordars have 3½ ploughs. From them and everything belonging to the forest Rainald renders yearly to the king 10 li.

In Besintone [Bensington] Half Hundred In Verneveld [] the King has ½ h. waste. Hervey had the profit (proficuum) of this land unjustly.

The county of Oxford renders a farm of three nights; that is 150 li.

As increment (augmento) 25 li. by weight (ad pondus). From the borough 20 li. by weight. From the mint (moneta) 20 li. in pennies of 20 to the ounce (ora). For weapons (ad arma) 4 s. From the Queen's gift (gersuma reginae) 100 s. by tale. For a hawk (pro accipitre) 10 li. For a sumpter-horse (summario) 20 s. For hounds 23 li. in pennies of 20 to the ounce; and 6 sestiers (sextarii) of honey and 15 d. by way of custom (consuetudine).

From the land of Earl Edwin in Oxeneford and in Warwicscire the King has 100li. and 100 s.

If any one shall break the King's peace given under his hand or seal so that he kills the man to whom this peace has been given, his (own) members and life shall be at the King's will, if he be taken. And if he cannot be taken he shall be held an outlaw (exul) by everybody, and if any one succeed in killing him he shall lawfully (licenter) have his spoils.

If any stranger choosing to dwell in Oxford and having a house die there without kinsmen (parentibus), the King shall have whatsoever he may leave (reliquerit).

If any one violently break or enter any one's court (curiam) or house so that he kill or wound or assail a man, let him pay 100 s. to the King.

Likewise the man who has been summoned to go on an expedition (and) does not go will pay 100 s. to the King.

If any one kill any man within his own court or house his body and all his substance are in the King's power except his wife's dower if he have (a wife) who has been dowered.

II. The Land Of The Archbishop Of Canterbury

fo. 155

The Archbishop of Canterbury holds Neutone [Newington]. It belonged and belongs (fuit et est) to the church. There are 15 h. There is land for 18 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 22 villeins with 10 bordars have 13 ploughs. There (are) 15 acres of meadow and 2 furlongs of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 1 in breadth. When it is stocked (cum oneratur) it is worth 25 s. Of this land Robert de Oilgi has 1 h. and Roger (has) 1 h. In King Edward's time it was worth 11 li.; now it is worth 15 li.

III. The Land Of The Bishop Of Winchester

The Bishop of Winchester holds Witenie [Witney]. Archbishop Stigand held it. There are 30 h. There is land for 24 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 36 villeins with 11 bordars have 20 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 32 s. and 6 d. (fn. 14) and 100 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 leagues in length and 2 leagues in breadth. When it is stocked (cum oneratur) it is worth 50 s. In King Edward's time (the manor) was worth 22 li.; now (it is worth) 25 li.

The same bishop holds Edburgberie [Adderbury]. It belonged and belongs to the church (fuit et est de ecclesia). There are 14½ h. There is land for 20 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 27 villeins with 9 bordars have 19 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 30 s. and 36 acres of meadow rendering (de) 10 s. The whole (is) 3 leagues and 3 furlongs in length and 1½ leagues in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li.

IIII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Salisbury

The Bishop of Salisbury holds Dunesdene [Dunsden]. It belonged and belongs to the church. There are 20 h. There is land for 20 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 40 villeins with 18 bordars have 20 ploughs; and there (is) 1 serf and 50 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league and 4 furlongs in length and half a league in breadth. It was and is worth 15 li.

V. The Land Of The Bishop Of Exeter

The Bishop of Exeter holds of the King 6 hides in Bentone [Bampton] and Bishop (fn. 15) Rotbert (holds) of him. Bishop Levric held it. There is land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 10 villeins with 7 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 2 fisheries rendering (de) 33 s. and 48 acres of meadow. In King Edward's time it was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

VI. The Land Of The Bishop Of Lincoln

In Dorchecestre [Dorchester] Hundred

The Bishop of Lincoln holds Dorchecestre [Dorchester]. There are 100 h., less 10. Of these the Bishop has in his own farm (firma) 60 h. less 1 v. and (his) knights (have) 30 h. and 1 v. of land.

Now in demesne (there is) land for 4 ploughs but there are only 3 ploughs; and 34 villeins with 22 bordars have 15 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s. A fisherman (piscator) renders 30 sticks (stich') of eels, and 1 man (renders) 12 s. for ½ h. From the meadow 40 s. Underwood (silva minuta) 6 furlongs in length and 3 in breadth. In addition to these (sources of income) this manor renders 30 li. yearly. In King Edward's time it was worth 18 li.

Of the same land of this manor Bristeva holds 20½ h. at rent (ad firmam). There is land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 4 ploughs; and 46 villeins with 15 bordars have 20 ploughs. There (are) 4 mills rendering (de) 38 s. From the meadows and fisheries, 22 s. and 8 d., and 9 sticks of eels. In addition to these (sources of income) this land renders 20 li. In King Edward's time (it rendered) 10 li.; when received, 8 li.

In this same (land) the Bishop has in Stoch [South Stoke] 17 h. and 1 v. of land. Of these hides 8 are in demesne and there (are) 2 ploughs; and 19 villeins with 5 bordars and 1 serf have 8 ploughs. There (are) 24 acres of meadow. It was worth 6 li. in King Edward's time; now it renders 12 li. and 12 sticks of eels.

The same Bishop holds Tame [Thame]. (fn. 16) There are 60 h. Of these he has 37 h. in his own farm (firma) and his knights have the rest (alias). There is land for 34 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 5 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 27 villeins with 26 bordars have 19 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s. From the meadows, 60 s. In King Edward's time it was worth 20 li.; when received, 16 li.; now (it is worth) 30 li.

The same Bishop holds Middeltone [Great Milton]. There are 40 h. Of these he has 31 h. in his own farm (firma) and (his) knights have the rest. There is land for 26 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs; and 24 villeins with 31 bordars and a priest have 19 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 15 s., and meadow rendering (de) 10 s. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 18 li., now (it is worth) 30 li.

The same Bishop holds Banesberie [Banbury].

There are 50 h. Of these the Bishop has in demesne land for 10 ploughs and 3 h. in addition to the inland. (fn. 17) The men of the vill (homines villae) (have) 33½ h. In King Edward's time 33½ ploughs were there and Bishop R(emigius) found the same number (totidem). Now in demesne (there are) 7 (fn. 18) ploughs and 14 serfs; and 76 villeins with 17 bordars have 33 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 45 s. The pasture has 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 35 li.; when received, 30 li.; now it is worth the same.

The same Bishop holds Cropelie [Cropredy]. It belonged and belongs to the church of St. Mary of Lincoln. There are 50 h. Of these the Bishop has in his own farm (firma) 25 h. and (his) knights (have) the same. In addition to these 50 h. there is land in demesne for 10 ploughs. Altogether there is land for 30 ploughs. Bishop (fn. 19) found 35 (ploughs). Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 12 serfs; and 55 villeins with 22 bordars have 34 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 28 s. and 120 acres of meadow and 132 acres of pasture. In King Edward's time it was worth 28 li., when received, 30 li; now (it is worth) the same.

The same Bishop holds Eglesham [Eynsham] and Columban the monk holds of him. There are 15½ h. belonging to the same church. There is land for 18 ploughs and the same number (was) found. In demesne there is land for 2 ploughs (which is) inland. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs; and 3 knights with 34 villeins and 33 bordars have 15 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 12 s. and 450 eels, and (there are) 255 acres of meadow and 100 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and 1 league and 2 furlongs in breadth. When stocked (the woodland) is worth 25 s. (The manor) was and is worth 20 li.

The same Columban holds of the Bishop Scipford [Shifford]. There are 3 h. There is land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 8 villeins with 5 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 50 acres of meadow, and pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth, and (the manor yields) 250 eels, and 4 s. and 4 d. It was worth 4 li., now (it is worth) 100 s.

The same Columban holds of the Bishop 5 h. in little Rollandri [Little Rollright], and it belongs to the church. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 12 villeins with 3 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 25 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 100 s.

Of the land of Dorchecestre [Dorchester] English freemen hold 3½ h.; and Conan (holds) 8 h. less 1 v.; Walcher, 6½ h.; Iseward, 5½ h.; Jacob, 2 h.; Rainald and Vitalis, 5 h. There is land altogether for 20 ploughs. There are 10 ploughs in demesne; and 26 villeins with 5 bordars and 3 serfs have 17 ploughs. They have there among themselves 50 acres of meadow. The whole in King Edward's time was worth 16 li.; when received, 13 li.; now (it is worth) 27 li.

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Of the land of the manor of Tame [Thame] Robert holds of the Bishop 10 h.; Sawold, 4 h.; William, 3 h.; Alured and his companion (socius), 6 h. There are 10 ploughs in demesne; and 16 villeins with 21 bordars and 8 serfs have 10 ploughs. The whole is worth 20 li.

In Mideltone [Milton] Aluric holds of the Bishop 6 h.; William 3 h. and 3 v. of land. There are 2 ploughs in demesne; and 10 villeins with 4 bordars and 4 serfs have 4 ploughs. There is a mill rendering (de) 8 s. The whole is worth 6 li.

Of the land of the manor of Banesberie [Banbury] Robert holds of the Bishop 4 h.; Goisler, 5 h., the other (alter) Robert 2½ h.; William 5 h.; Humfrey, ½ h. There is land for 12½ ploughs. There are 8 ploughs in demesne; and 13 villeins with 3 bordars and 12 serfs have 4 ploughs. There is a mill (belonging to) one of them, Robert the son of Walchelin, (fn. 20) rendering (de) 5 s. and 4 d.; and 4 acres of meadow. The whole in King Edward's time was worth 11 li. and 10 s.; when received, 9 li. and 10 s.; now (it is worth) 14 li.

Of the land of the manor of Cropelie [Cropredy] Ansgered holds of the Bishop 10 h.; Gilbert 5 h.; Teodric, 2 h.; Richard, 3 h.; Edward, 6 h.; Roger, 1 h. and 1 v. of land; Robert and the other Robert, 3 h. less 1 v. There is land for 34 ploughs. In demesne there are 13 ploughs; and 28 villeins with 27 bordars and 4 Frenchmen (francigenis) and 10 serfs have 18 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 35 s. and 4 d. and 22 acres of meadow and 5 acres of coppice (gravae). The whole in King Edward's time was worth 27 li.; when received, 29 li.; now (it is worth) 30 li. and 10 s.

Roger de Ivri holds of the Bishop Hardintone [Yarnton]. This belongs to the church of Eglesham [Eynsham]. There are 9½ h. There is land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 20 villeins with 3 bordars have 7 ploughs. There are 200 acres of meadow less 20, and 80 acres of pasture. There a certain Maino had 1 h. and could go (ire poterat) where he wished. The whole in King Edward's time was worth 10 li.; now with the fishery and the meadows it is worth 14 li.

Robert holds of the Bishop's inland 2 h. in Wicham [Wickham]. There is land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 5 villeins have 1½ ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 30 s. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Sawold holds of the Bishop Stoch [Waterstock]. This belongs to (est de) the fee of St. Mary of Lincoln. There are 5 h. There is land for 5 ploughs. In King Edward's time 5 ploughs were there; in demesne, 3. (fn. 21) Now in the demesne (there are) 3 h. of this land and there (are) 2 ploughs and a mill (rendering) 9 s. and 5 d. and 5 serfs and 36 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s. Alwi held it freely.

In Baldendone [Baldon] (fn. 22) Iseward holds of the Bishop 5 h. and Bristeva 2½ h. There is land for 7 ploughs. There 10 villeins with 3 serfs have 6 ploughs, and there (is) 1 acre of meadow. In King Edward's time it was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

VII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Bayeux

The Bishop of Bayeux holds of the King Cumbe [Combe]. There is 1 h. There is land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 6 villeins with 6 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 3 s. and 15 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and the same in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Alwin and Algar held it freely.

The same Bishop holds Dadintone [Deddington]. There are 36 h. There is land for 30 ploughs. In demesne there were 11½ h. in addition to the inland. Now there are 18½ h. in demesne, and there are 10 ploughs and 25 serfs; and 64 villeins with 10 bordars have 20 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 41 s. and 100 eels, and there (are) 140 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. From the meadows 10 s. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 40 li.; now (it is worth) 60 li. Five thegns. (fn. 23)

The same Bishop holds Stantone [Stanton Harcourt]. There (are) 26 h. which paid geld (geldabant) in King Edward's time. There is land for 23 ploughs. Now in the demesne there is 1 h. and 1 v. of this land in addition to the inland, and there are 5 ploughs and 12 serfs; and 55 villeins with 28 bordars have 17 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 40 s. and 2 fisheries rendering (de) 30 s. and 200 acres of meadow and the same extent of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league in length and half a league in breadth; when stocked it is worth 25 s. In King Edward's time and afterwards (the manor) was worth 30 li.; now (it is worth) 50 li. Alnod held it freely.

The same Bishop holds Tewam [Great Tew]. There are 16 h. There is land for 26 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 14 serfs; and 31 villeins with 8 bordars have 16 ploughs. There (are) 300 acres of meadow less 12 and 101 acres of pasture. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 20 li.; now (it is worth) 40 li. Alnod of Kent (chentisc) (fn. 24) held it.

In Levecanol [Lewknor] Hundred

Ilbert de Laci holds of the Bishop of Bayeux 2½ h. in Duchitorp [Tythrop]. There is land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 4 villeins have another. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Wadard holds 2½ h. and 12 acres of land in the same vill. There is land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 2 villeins have another (plough). There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Hervey holds Haselie [Little Haseley]. There are 9 h. There is land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 8 villeins with 3 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 30 acres of meadow. It was worth 7 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

The same Hervey holds 2 h. in Britewelle [Britwell Baldwin]. There is land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 5 villeins with 5 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 d. and (there are) 6 acres of meadow and 20 acres of wood(land). It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 70 s.

Roger holds 2 h. and the third part of 1 v. in Covelie [Cowley]. There is land for 2 ploughs. These are there in demesne, with 4 bordars and 2 serfs. There (are) 4 acres of meadow and 2 acres of pasture. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Rainald Wadard (fn. 25) holds of the Bishop Sumertone [Somerton]. There are 9 h. There is land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 17 villeins with 9 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s. and 400 eels, and (there are) 40 acres of meadow and 156 acres of pasture. It was worth 9 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

The same holds 6 h. in Fertwelle [Fritwell]. There is land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 1½ ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

Adam holds of the Bishop 2 h. in Sexintone. (fn. 26) There is land for 3 ploughs. Six villeins have them there. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Alured holds of the Bishop 1½ h. in Sexintone. (fn. 26) There is land for 1½ ploughs. Now in demesne he has 1½ ploughs; and 3 villeins with 4 bordars have 2 ploughs. It was and is worth 30 s.

Wadard holds of the Bishop Feringeford [Fringford]. There are 8 h. There is land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 18 villeins with 8 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills (rendering) 10 s. It was and is worth 8 li.

In the same vill the same (fn. 27) holds 2½ h. There is land for 1 plough, and this is in demesne with 3 bordars. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Robert holds of the Bishop 2 h. in Finemere [Finmere]. There is land for 2 ploughs. There his men have 1 plough. It was worth 80 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Roger (fn. 28) holds of the Bishop Fostel [Forest Hill]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough fo. 156 with 1 serf; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. Coppice (grava) 2 furlongs in length and 1 in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

The same holds of the Bishop Peregie [Woodperry]. There are 4 h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 4 serfs; and 5 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 30 acres of meadow and 15 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 40 s.

R(obert) de Oilgi holds of the Bishop 1½ h. in Baldentone [Baldon St. Lawrence]. (There is) land for 1 plough. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 10 s.

Ilbert holds of the Bishop Stantone [Stanton St. John]. There are 10 h. There is land for 11 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 16 villeins with 8 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 60 acres of meadow and 60 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

Wadard holds of the Bishop 1 h. in Widelicote [Wilcote]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough, with 2 bordars and 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Adam holds of the Bishop 5 h. in Blade [Bladon]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 8 villeins with 18 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 14 s. and 125 eels, and from the pottery (ollaria) (fn. 29) (come) 10 s. There (are) 14 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and half a league in breadth. It was and is worth 6 li.

Ansger holds 5 v. of land in Hansitone [Hensington]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There are 3 acres of meadow and 6 acres of underwood (minutae silvae). It was worth 10s.; now (it is worth) 12 s.

Wadard holds 1½ h. in Pereio (fn. 30) [ ]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there in demesne with 1 bordar and 1 serf and 12 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 30 s.

Roger holds 3 v. of land in Wistelle [Whitehill]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf and 3 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 25 s.

Ilbert holds Sciptone [Shipton-on-Cherwell]. There are 2½ h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 4 serfs; and (there are) 3 villeins with 3 bordars and 2 acres of meadow and 3 acres of pasture. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

Wadard holds Coges [Cogges]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 3 serfs. From the mill 10 s. From the hay (feno) 10 s. Meadow 11 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Pasture 3 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. Wood(land) 18 furlongs in length and 6 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 10 li.

Roger (fn. 31) holds 1½ h. in Baldedone [Baldon St. Lawrence]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 12 s.

Wadard holds 1½ h. in Bristelmestone [Brighthampton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf and 1 villein and 5 bordars. There (are) 16 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s.

Ilbert holds 1 h. in Stantone [Stanton St. John]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 villein. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 10 s.

Hervey holds Tumbeleia [Thomley]. There (are) 4½ h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 5 villeins with 6 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 7 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Wadard holds 2½ h. in Cersetone [Cassington]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 (ploughs) with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 1 plough. From the mill and the fishery 15 s. and 6 d. and 175 eels. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth, and 7 acres of spinney (spineti). It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Ilbert holds 3 h. in Bentone [Bampton]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 6 villeins with 9 bordars have half a plough. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Roger (fn. 32) holds ½ h. in Hardintone [Yarnton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there with 2 villeins and 1 bordar. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

Hugh holds of the Bishop 1 h. and ½ v. of land in Hidrecote (fn. 33) [Nethercot in Tackley]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 4 bordars and 4 acres of meadow and 2½ acres of pasture. It was and is worth 20 s.

Earl Aubrey held of the Bishop's land Bureford [Burford]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 20 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 22 villeins and 18 bordars have 12 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 25 s., and 25 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league in length and in breadth. It was worth 16 li.; now (it is worth) 13 li.

Wadard holds 2½ h. in Chersitone [Cassington]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 1 plough. From the mill and the fishery 15 s. and 6 d. and 175 eels, and (there are) 12 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth and 7 acres of spinney (spineti). It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Wadard holds 1 h. in Tewe [Little Tew]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There is 1 villein and (there are) 5 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 12 s.

Adam holds 2½ h. in Niwetone [South Newington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 5 serfs; and (there is) 1 villein and 2 bordars and half a mill (rendering) 16 d. and 11 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 30 s.

In the same vill he holds 4 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. From half a mill 25 d., and (there are) 22 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 furlong in length and ½ furlong in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

Wadard holds in the same place (ibidem) (fn. 34) 3½ h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and the men (homines) (have) half a plough. From half a mill 16 d., and (there are) 17 acres of meadow. It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

In the same vill (villa) he holds 1 h. waste. There is land for 1 plough. It was worth 20 s.

Wadard holds Teowe [Duns Tew]. There are 3½ h. There is land for so many ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 1 villein with 6 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 39 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

Humfrey holds 3½ h. in Teowe [Little Tew]. There is land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 2 bordars have another. There (are) 39½ acres of meadow. It was and is worth 50 s.

Humfrey holds of Adam the son of Hubert in Estone [Steeple Aston] 5 h. There is land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 12 villeins with 2 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 29 acres of meadow. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 14 li.

Wadard holds 1½ h. and 6 acres of land in Bertone [Barton Ede in Steeple Barton]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 1 Frenchman (francigena) and 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 2 s. and 5 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Adam holds 10 h. in the same vill [Steeple Barton]. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 18 villeins with 5 bordars have 14 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 10 s., and 9 acres of meadow. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li.

Wadard holds 1½ h. in Ludewelle [Ludwell in Wootton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 2 bordars. It was and is worth 23 s.

Robert de Oilgi holds 2½ h. in Bereford [Barford St. John]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 2 villeins with 3 bordars have half a plough. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

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Ralf holds 3½ h. in Alcrintone [Alkerton]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 6 bordars and 1 villein. It was and is worth 60 s.

Wimund 3 (fn. 35) (h.), and Godric 1 (fn. 35) (h.), and the Count of Évreux 1 (fn. 35) h., hold 5 h. in Sevewelle [Showell] of the fee of the Bishop of Bayeux. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. There (are) 18 acres of meadow and 26 acres of pasture. It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Adam holds 3 h. and ½ v. of land in Hortone [Over or Nether Worton]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 3 villeins with 7 bordars have 2½ ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 6 s. 8 d., and 38 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Adam holds 14 h. less 1 v. in Sanford [Sandford St. Martin]. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 24 villeins with 13 bordars have 13 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 30 d., and 100 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth, and 1 furlong of spinney (spineti). It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li.

Urso holds 1 h. in Cestitone [Chastleton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There is 1 villein. It was and is worth 6s.

Ilbert holds 1 h. and 1 v. of land in the same vill. These 2 h. are and were waste, with (the) 1 v. of land, nor do they render geld nor any custom (consuetudinem) to the king.

Ralf holds 1 h. and the third part of ½ h. in the same vill of the Bishop's fee, which Robert de Oilgi has. There is land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf and 2 bordars. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s.

Ilbert holds in the same vill 4 v. of land and the third part of ½ h. (There is) land for half a plough. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough, with 1 villein and 1 bordar and 7 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 10 s.

Anschetil holds in the same vill 3 v. of land which belong to Salword [Salford] in which there are 5 h. and 1 v. (fn. 36) of land. (He holds it) of Archbishop Thomas, (fn. 37) and it belongs (est de) to the fee of the Bishop of Bayeux. There is land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 7 villeins with 4 bordars have 3½ ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 50 d. and 38 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 6 li.

Ilbert holds of the Bishop Lineham [Lyneham]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 14 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 30 villeins and 7 bordars have 11 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 7s. and 6d. and 120 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

Hervey holds 3 h. in Werplesgrave [Warpsgrove]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf and 1 villein and 4 bordars. It was and is worth 4 li.

Ilbert holds 4½ h. in Estcote [Ascot Earl]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 3 villeins with 6 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 16 acres of meadow. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

The same holds 2 h. in Teova [Little Tew]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 22 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s.

The same holds 1 h. in Stantone [Stanton St. John]. (There is) land for 1 plough which is there with 1 villein. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 10 s.

The same holds 6 h. in Cersitone [Cassington]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 14 villeins with 6 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 29 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 furlong in length and half (a furlong) in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 110 s.

Wadard holds 5 h. in Berescote [Balscot]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 6 bordars have 2 ploughs. There are 20 acres of meadow. It was worth 4 li.; now it is worth 6 li.

VIII. The Land Of The Bishop Of Lisieux

The Bishop of Lisieux holds of the King 1 h. in Tewa [Little Tew]. (There is) land for 1 plough. Two villeins have this there. There (are) 11 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 30 s. Lewin, a free man, held it in King Edward's time. Rotroc holds it now of the Bishop.

The same Bishop holds Tewam [Duns Tew]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 5 villeins have 1 plough. There (are) 5 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

The same Bishop holds 5 h. in Dunetorp [Dunthrop]. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 3 serfs; and 3 villeins have 1 plough. There (are) 15 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

The same Bishop holds Bertone [Westcot Barton] and Rotroc (holds) of him. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and villeins with 4 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 3 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 furlong in length and half (a furlong) in breadth. It was and is worth 7 li. Lewin held these lands as he wished (sicut voluit). (fn. 38)

IX. The Land Of St. Mary Of Abingdon

The Abbey of Abingdon holds Levechanole [Lewknor]. There are 17 h. There is land for 26 ploughs. Of these 4½ h. are in demesne, and there (are) 3 ploughs with 6 serfs; and 30 villeins with 26 bordars have 23 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 d. Meadow, 4 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league and 4 furlongs in length and 1 league in breadth. When stocked it is worth 25 s. In King Edward's time (the manor) was worth 10 li., and afterwards 20 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li. likewise.

The same Abbey holds Codesdone [Cuddesdon]. There are 18 h. There is land for 18 ploughs. Of these 4 h. are in demesne, and there are 4 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 24 villeins with 12 bordars have 18 ploughs. There (is) a mill and 2 fisheries (rendering) 12 s. There (are) 60 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 8 furlongs in length and half a league in breadth. It was worth 9 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

Wenric holds of the Abbey Sanford [Sandford-on-Thames]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Of this land 4 h. are in demesne and there (are) 2 ploughs; and 7 villeins with 4 bordars have 3½ ploughs. Wood(land) 28 perches in length and 30 perches in breadth. From 2 fisheries, 10 s. In King Edward's time it was worth 8 li., and afterwards 100 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. Blacheman the priest held it from the Church (ab ecclesia).

In the same vill Robert and Roger hold 1 h. of the Abbot. (There is) land for 1 plough. This they have there. It was worth 15 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s. Siward held it and could not withdraw from the Church.

Wenric holds of the Abbot Sanford [Sandford-on-Thames]. There are 4 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. There 3 villeins with 4 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s.

The son of Wadard holds of Roger and he of the Abbot (fn. 39) 5 h. in Bereford [Barford Cheyney]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 6 villeins with 1 Frenchman (francigena) and 2 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 9 s. and 40 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 6 li.

Gilbert holds of the Abbot 7½ h. in Gersedune [Garsington]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 6 villeins with 9 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 1 in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s. There (is) 1 hide of inland which never paid the geld lying scattered (particulatim) among the King's land.

In the same vill Sueting holds 1½ h. of the Abbot. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has there in demesne with 1 villein and 2 bordars. It was and is worth 40 s.

The same Abbey holds 20 h. in Tademertone [Tadmerton]. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Of this land 6 h. are in demesne, and there (are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 15 villeins with 7 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 4 s. and 32 acres of meadow and 60 acres of pasture. It was worth 16 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

Of this land 1 knight holds 5 h. of the Abbot, and has there 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 8 villeins with 5 bordars have 2 ploughs, and (there is) a mill rendering (de) 5 s. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

All this land belonged and belongs to the demesne of St. Mary of Abingdon.

Robert de Oilgi and Roger de Ivri hold of the Abbot the other Ernicote [Arncote] of the fee of the church. There are 2 h. (There is) land for 3½ ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 30 s. (fn. 40)

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X. The Land Of The Church Of Labatailge [Battle Abbey]

The Abbey of Labatailge holds of the King Craumares [Crowmarsh Preston]. There are 5 h. There is land for 6 ploughs. Of this land 2½ h. are in demesne and there (are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 4 villeins with 7 bordars have 2 ploughs. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 8 li. Earl Harold held it.

XI. The Land Of The Church Of Wincelcumbe [Winchcombe]

The Abbey of Wincelcumbe holds 24 h. in Henestan [Church Enstone]. There is land for 26 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 25 villeins and 4 free men (liberi homines) with 7 bordars have 18 ploughs. There (are) 4 mills rendering (de) 19 s., and 50 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league in length and half a league and 4 furlongs in breadth.

Of this land Urso has 2 h. of the Abbot and there (is) 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough.

In Cestitone [Chastleton] the Abbey has 1 waste hide. The whole in King Edward's time and afterwards was worth 20 li.; now (it is worth) 18 li. (fn. 41)

XII. The Land Of The Abbey Of Préaux

In Peritone [Pyrton] Hundred

The Abbey of Préaux (Pratellensis) holds of the King 5 h. in Watelintone [Watlington]. (There is) land for 4½ ploughs. There 7 villeins with 2 bordars and 2 serfs have 3 ploughs. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 7 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s. Ælfelm, a free man, held it in King Edward's time.

XIII. The Land Of St. Denis Of Paris

The Church of St. Denis of Paris holds of the King Teigtone [Taynton]. King Edward gave it to that church. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 4 (ploughs) and 4 serfs; and 17 villeins with 30 bordars have 17 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 32 s. and 6 d., and 62 s. and 6 d. for eels. There (are) 170 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league in length and half a league in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. Between the quarry (quadrariam) and the meadows and the pastures it renders 24 s. and 7 d. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 15 li. altogether.

XIIII. The Land Of The Canons Of Oxford And Other Clerks

The Canons of St. Fridesvide hold 4 h. of the King close to (iuxta) Oxeneford [Oxford]. They themselves held (them) in King Edward's time. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. There 18 villeins have 5 ploughs and 105 acres of meadow, and 8 acres of spinney (spineti). It was and is worth 40 s. This land never paid geld (nunquam geldavit) (and) it neither belonged nor belongs to any hundred.

Siward holds of the same Canons 2 h. in Codeslam [Cutslow]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs which now are there. It was and is worth 40 s. It belonged and belongs (fuit et est) to the church.

Osmund the priest holds of the King 1 h. in Chertelintone [Kirtlington]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has there in demesne. It was and is worth 20 s.

Brun the priest holds of the King 3 v. of land in Cadewelle [Cadwell near Chalgrove]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there in demesne. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s. The same held it in King Edward's time.

Edward holds of the King ½ h. There was 1 plough. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 6s.

Rannulf Flanbard (fn. 42) holds 4 h. of the King in Mideltone [Milton-under-Wychwood]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and ½ a furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 3 li.

XV. The Land Of Earl Hugh

Earl Hugh holds of the King 9 h. in Westone [South Weston] and Robert (holds) of him. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 15 villeins with 9 bordars have 6½ ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 4 s. and 12 acres of meadow and 4 acres of underwood (silvae minutae). It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

In Peritone [Pyrton] Hundred

William holds of Earl Hugh 40 h. in Peritone [Pyrton]. (There is) land for 26 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 42 villeins and 4 free men (liberi homines) with 2 bordars have 20 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 5 s. and 200 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 16 li.; when received, 25 li.; now (it is worth) 30 li. Archbishop Stigand held it.

Robert holds of the Earl Tachelie [Tackley]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 20 villeins with 9 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 10 s. and 30 acres of meadow. Pasture, 9 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Coppice (grava) 5 furlongs in breadth and 9 furlongs in length. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 17 li. Hugh the Chamberlain (camerarius) held it.

Walter holds of the Earl Cercelle [Churchill]. There are 20 h. (There is) land for 20 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs; and 24 villeins with 14 bordars have 9 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills (rendering) 20 s. and 170 acres of meadow and 120 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 10 li. Earl Harold held it.

Robert holds of the Earl Ardulveslie [Ardley]. There (are) 5 h. (There is) land for 11 ploughs. In demesne there are 4 (ploughs); and (there are) 8 villeins and 15 bordars with 6 ploughs. It is worth 6 li. Drogo holds it of Robert. (fn. 43)

XVI. The Land Of The Count Of Mortain

The Count of Mortain holds of the King 10 h. in Hornelie [Horley]. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 5 villeins have 2 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow and from part of the mill (comes) 16 d. It was and is worth 100 s. Ralf holds it of the Count. Tochi held it freely in King Edward's time.

Of the same Count the monks of St. Peter hold 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there in demesne and (there are) 6 acres of meadow and pasture. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

XVII. The Land Of The Count Of Évreux

The Count of Évreux holds of the King 3 h. in Cibbaherste [Chippenhurst]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Of this land 2 h. are in demesne, and there (are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 4 villeins have 2 ploughs. There (are) 24 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s.

The same Count holds 3½ h. in Baldedone [Baldon St. Lawrence]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 3 serfs; and 5 villeins with 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. It was and is worth 30 s.

The same Count holds Graptone [Grafton]. There are 2 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 1 villein with 10 bordars has (habent MS.) 2 ploughs. There (are) 63 acres of meadow and (they) render 10 s. Pasture 1 league in length and in breadth. It was and is worth 40 s.

The same Count holds Dunetorp [Dunthrop]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 10 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. It was worth 60 s., now (it is worth) 100 s.

The same Count holds 4½ h. in Midelcumbe [Milcombe]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf and 3 bordars. From part of the mill (comes) 2s. and (there are) 15 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1½ furlongs and 5 perches in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

The same Count holds 1 h. and 2½ v. of land in Bodicote [Bodicot]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there in demesne with 2 serfs and 5 bordars. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

The same Count holds 1 h. in Mollitone [Mollington]. (There is) land for 1 plough which is there in demesne with 1 serf and 2 bordars. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

The same Count holds 1 h. in Sivewelle [Showell]. (There is) land for 1 plough which he has in demesne; and 2 villeins with 1 bordar have half a plough. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s. Those who held these lands in King Edward's time could go where they wished.

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XVIII. The Land Of Earl Aubrey (fn. 44)

Earl Aubrey held of the King Givetelei [Iffley]. There are 4 h. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough and 5 serfs; and 14 villeins with 6 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (is) a fishery (rendering) 4 s., and 24 acres of meadow, and 1 furlong of pasture. Coppice (grava) 2 acres in length and (the same) in breadth. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Azor held it freely in King Edward's time.

The same held 7 h. in Minstre [Minster Lovell]. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 17 villeins with 10 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 20 s., and 78 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

XIX. The Land Of Count Eustace

Count Eustace holds of the King 3 h. in Covelie [Cowley] and Roger (holds) of him. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 6 villeins have 3 ploughs. There (are) 5 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 2 acres in length and (the same) in breadth. From the mill and 1 virgate of land (come) 35 s. The whole was and is worth 40 s.

XX. The Land Of Walter Gifard

Walter Gifard holds of the King 20 h. in Cavesham [Caversham]. (There is) land for 21 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 28 villeins with 13 bordars have 13 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s., and 13 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league and 2 furlongs in length and 1 league in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 20 li. and (it is worth the same) now. Suain held it freely in King Edward's time.

Hugh (fn. 45) holds of Walter Lachebroc [Lashbrook]. There are 12 h. (There is) land for 9 ploughs. There 6 villeins with 5 bordars and 2 serfs have 3 ploughs. There (is) the site (sedes) of a mill rendering 10 s., and 22 acres of meadow. In King Edward's time it was worth 12 li. and afterwards 8 li.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

The same holds of Walter Craumares [Crowmarsh Gifford]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 12 villeins with 11 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 40 s., and 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li.

Ralf (fn. 46) holds of Walter Hentone [Hempton in Deddington]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 13 villeins with 4 bordars have 7½ ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 12 s., and meadow 2 furlongs in breadth and 1½ leagues in length and 3 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and 3½ furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 6 li.; and (it is worth the same) now. Queen Edith held it.

Hugh holds of Walter Stoches [Stoke Lyne]. There are 10½ h. (There is) land for 14 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 34 villeins with 9 bordars have 13 ploughs. There are 12 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 12 li. Earl Tosti held it.

The same holds 1½ h. in Lewa [Lew]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This is there in demesne with 1 bordar. Pasture 1½ furlongs in length and breadth. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

The same holds 2 h. less ½ v. of land. (fn. 47) (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 2 villeins. It was and is worth 40 s.

The same holds 2½ h. in Bixa [Bix Gibwen]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs); and 6 villeins have 2 ploughs. There (are) 3 acres of meadow and 12 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 3 li.

The same holds 5½ h. in Lavelme [Ewelme]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs); and 7 villeins with 3 bordars have 2½ ploughs. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s.

Turald holds of Walter 3 v. of land in Stoches [Stoke Lyne] and 3 v. of land in Toresmere [Tusmore]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. There he has 1 plough. It was and is worth 20 s.

XXI. The Land Of William Fitz Ansculf

In Dorchecestre [Dorchester] Hundred

William fitz Ansculf holds of the King 5 h. in Hunesworde [ (fn. 48) ], and Walter (holds) of him. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 8 villeins have 1½ ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 8 s. and 20 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 4 li.

XXII. The Land Of William De Warene

William de Warene holds of the King Malpedreham [Mapledurham]. There are 7 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 16 villeins with 8 bordars have 10 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20s., and 10 acres of meadow. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

Brien holds of William in Gadintone [Gatehampton] 1½ h. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have ½ plough. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

XXIII. The Land Of William Pevrel

William Pevrel holds 10 h. in Clawelle [Crowell] of the King. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 15 villeins with 5 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow and 2 furlongs of wood(land). It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

The same William holds 10 h. in Amintone [Emington]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 10 villeins with four bordars have 5 ploughs. (There are) 12 acres of meadow. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li. Alwin held these two lands freely.

XXIIII. The Land Of Henry De Ferieres

Henry de Ferieres holds of the King Begeurde [Badgemore] and Ralf (holds) of him. There (are) 5 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with one serf; and 7 villeins with 3 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 1 in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 4 li.; and (it is worth the same) now.

The same holds 3 h. in Celford (Chalford). (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are 3 ploughs) and (there is) a mill rendering (de) 3 s. and 4 d. and 4 acres of meadow. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s. Robert holds it of him. Alric and Alnod held it freely.

The same Henry holds of the King 10 h. in Scipforde [Sibford Ferris] and Roulf (holds) of him and there is land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and (there are) 7 villeins with 3 ploughs. There (are) 40 acres of meadow. Pastures, 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breath. In King Edward's time it was worth 10 li., and afterwards 100 s.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

The same Henry holds Fifhide [Fifield]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in the demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 9 villeins with 4 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 24 acres of meadow, pasture 1 league in length and in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s.

The same Henry holds 8 h. in Dene [Dene] and in Celford [Chalford]. Robert holds of him. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 14 villeins with 3 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills (rendering) 5s., and 13 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 1 league in length and 2 furlongs in breadth.

In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 7 li.; now it (is worth) 9 li. Henry holds 5 h. of this land of the King and he bought 3 h. from Edwin the sheriff. Bundi held these lands freely in King Edward's time.

The same Henry holds 2 h. in Asce [ ]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. There 1 villein dwells, with 3 bordars. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Chenewi held it. From these 2 hides neither geld (geldum) nor any due (debitum) is paid (redditur) to the King's servants (ministris). (Henry) joined them to his lands in Glowecestreshire [Gloucestershire]. (fn. 49)

The same holds 1 h. in Cestitone [Chastleton] of the fee of the abbey. (fn. 50) It is waste.

XXV. The Land Of Hugh De Bolebech

Hugh de Bolebech holds of the King 4 h. in Reicote [Rycote]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. There are 3 villeins. It was worth 4 li.; now it renders nothing.

XXVI. The Land Of Hugh De Iveri

Hugh de Ivri holds of the King Ameresdone [Ambrosden]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 24 villeins with 11 bordars have 14 ploughs. There (are) 65 acres of meadow. It was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Ælveva held it freely in King Edward's time.

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XXVII. The Land Of Robert De Statford

Rotbert de Statford holds of the King 1 h. in Hornelie [Horley] and Richard holds of him. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 5 s. Meadow 1 furlong in length and 30 perches in breadth. Coppices (grave) 3 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

The same holds 5 h. and 1 v. of land in Rollendri [Great Rollright]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 9 villeins with 1 bordar have 4 ploughs. There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 50 acres of pasture. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 100 s. and (it is worth the same) now. Aluric held it freely.

Goisbert hold 2 h. and 1 v. of land in Bumerescote [ ] and Pismanescote [ ]. (fn. 51) (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 3 villeins with 1 bordar have half a plough. There (are) 47 acres of meadow rendering 10 s., and pasture 3 furlongs in length and breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s. Aluric and Alwin held it freely.

Aluric holds of Robert 1 h. in Stuntesfeld [Stonesfield]. (There is) land for 1 plough. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

Euruin holds of Robert 3½ h. in Tuuam [Duns Tew]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. There 1 villein with 2 bordars has ½ plough and 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 60 s. and afterwards 10 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

Robert holds of Robert in Edburgberie [Adderbury] 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf and 1 villein and 3 bordars. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

Gadio holds of Robert 1 h. and 1 v. of land in Galoberie [Ilbury alias Youlbury in Deddington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 1½ ploughs and 2 serfs; and 3 villeins have ½ plough. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Rainald holds of Robert 2 h. in Norbroc [Northbrook]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 2 villeins have 1 plough. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 25 s.

Goisbert holds of Robert in Estone [Middle Aston] 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. There are 3 villeins and 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 15 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

Gilbert holds of Robert in Estone [Middle Aston] 2 h. and 2½ v. of land. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 2 villeins with 4 bordars have two ploughs. There (are) 11 acres of meadow and 6½ acres of pasture. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 3 li.; and (it is worth the same) now. Three thegns held it freely.

XXVIII. The Land Of Robert De Oilgi

Peritone [Pyrton] Hundred

Rotbert de Oilgi holds of the King Watelintone [Watlington]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 11 ploughs. Of this land 3 hides are inland and there (are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 22 villeins with 5 bordars have 11 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 10 s. and 8 d. There (are) 4 acres of meadow and 11 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and ½ league in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

The same Robert holds Garinges [Goring]. There are 20 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 7 serfs; and 21 villeins with 2 bordars have 10 ploughs, and there (are) 3 free men (liberi homines) and there (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 15 li. Wigot (fn. 52) held it.

The same Robert holds Bernecestre [Bicester] as 2 manors. There are 15½ h. (There is) land for 22 ploughs. Of this land 3 h. are in demesne and there (are) 6 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 28 villeins with 14 bordars have 16 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 40 s. and 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. It was worth 15 li.; now (it is (worth) 16 li.

The same Robert holds Chedelintone [Kidlington]. There are 14 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Of this land 3 h. are in demesne and there (are) 3 ploughs with 2 serfs; and 32 villeins with 8 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (is) meadow 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Pasture, 4 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 30 s. It was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 14 li.

The same Robert holds Etone [Water Eaton]. There (are) 5 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. In addition to these hides he has 3½ h. of inland which never paid geld. There 26 villeins with 7 bordars have 9 ploughs, and there (is) a mill rendering (de) 15 s. and (he has) 3 fisheries rendering (de) 12 s. There (is) meadow 10 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. He has the same amount of pasture. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

The same Robert holds Hochenartone [Hook Norton] as 3 manors. There are 30 h. (There is) land for 30 ploughs. Of this land 5 h. are in demesne and there (are) 5 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 76 villeins with 3 bordars have 30 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 20 s. and 140 acres of meadow. Pasture, 5 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Spinney (spinetum) 2 furlongs in length and half a furlong in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 30 li. and (it is worth the same) now. Three brothers held it freely. (fn. 53)

The same Robert holds Draitone [ ]. (fn. 54) There are 10 h. (There is) land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 13 villeins with 5 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 10 s., and 30 acres of meadow. Pasture, 7 furlongs in length and 5 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 7 li.

The same Robert has 42 inhabited houses (domus hospitatas) in Oxford, both within and without the wall. 16 of these pay geld and rent (geldum et gablum). The others pay neither because on account of their poverty they cannot pay anything; and he has 8 waste messuages (mansiones) and 30 acres of meadow close to the wall and a mill (rendering) 10 s. The whole is worth 3 li. and he holds it as 1 manor with the benefice (beneficio) of St. Peter. (fn. 55)

Drogo holds of Robert 10 h. in Scireburne [Shirburn]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 12 villeins with 7 bordars have 4½ ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. The wood(land) is 3 furlongs in length and 1 in breadth.

In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

Peter holds 2 h. in Witefelle [Wheatfield] of Robert. (There is) land for 1 plough. Now in demesne there is a plough with 1 serf; and 2 villeins with 2 bordars have ½ plough. There (are) 12 acres of meadow and 5 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 20 s.

The same Peter holds of Robert 1 h. in Levecanole [Lewknor]. (There is) land for 1 plough which is there with 2 serfs; and 2 villeins have ½ plough. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s.

Roger holds of Robert Haiforde [Heyford Warren]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 10 villeins with 1 bordar have 6 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 12 s., and 18 acres of meadow, and 2 fisheries rendering (de) 900 eels, and 6½ acres of pasture. In King Edward's time it was worth 8 li.; when received 10 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

Gilbert holds of Robert Buchehelle [Bucknell]. There are 7 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 6 villeins with 3 bordars have 5 ploughs. Wood(land) 1 furlong in length and ½ furlong in breadth. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

The same Gilbert holds of Robert 3½ h. in Fulewelle [Fulwell]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. There (is) a mill (rendering) 10 s., and 20 acres of pasture. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 3 li.

Turstin holds of Robert Esefelde [Elsfield]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 11 villeins with 7 bordars and 6 others (aliis) have 5 ploughs. There (are) 18 acres of meadow and 24 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 3 in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Drogo holds of Robert Hardewich [Hardwick near Stoke Lyne]. There are 7½ h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 5 villeins with 2 bordars have 2½ ploughs. It was and is worth 100 s. Robert exchanged this land with Walter Gifard.

Alward holds of Robert Stratone [Stratton Audley]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 8 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 25 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; and afterwards 60 s.; and now (it is worth the same) (valuit xl sol. et post et modo lx sol).

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Gilbert holds of Robert Westone [Weston-onthe-Green]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 17 villeins with 11 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills (rendering) 4 s., and 30 acres of meadow. It was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

The same Gilbert holds of Robert Blicestone [Bletchington]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 9 villeins with 7 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 11 acres of meadow. Pasture 6 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s. Robert (fn. 56) bought back (redemit) this (land) from the King.

Roger holds of Robert Dochelintone [Ducklington]. There are 4 h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 6 villeins with 9 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 12 s., and 30 acres of meadow. Pasture, 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now it is worth 6 li.

Roger holds of Robert Bentone [Bampton]. There are 4 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 7 villeins with 6 bordars have 3½ ploughs. There (are) 24 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

Robert holds of Robert Pereiun [Waterperry]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 18 villeins with 4 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (are) 40 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 100 s., and afterwards 7 li.; now (it is worth) 8 li.

Rainald holds of Robert in Rowesham [Rousham] 3 h. and 1 v. of land less 3 acres. (There is) land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs with 1 serf; and 8 villeins with 6 bordars have 3 ploughs. From part of 2 mills 11 s. and 6 d. There (are) 8 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava), 2 furlongs in length and 2 in breadth. It was and is worth 4 li. Robert bought back (redemit) this (land) from the King.

The same Rainald holds of Robert 1½ h. in Ludewelle [Ludwell in Wootton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There is ½ acre of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 5 s. King William gave (this land) to Robert at the siege of St. Susanne. (fn. 57)

Roger holds of Robert 6 h. in Esthcote [Ascot d'Oily]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs.

Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 7 villeins with one bordar have 4 ploughs. (There is) a mill (rendering) 5 s., and 15 acres of meadow, and 4 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 8 li.

The same Roger holds of Robert 4 h. in Chenetone [Kencot]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 11 villeins with 3 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 6 li.

Herbert holds of Robert 2 h. in Certelintone [Kirtlington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. This he has in demesne. It was worth 20 s.; now it is worth 30 s.

The church of St. Peter of Oxford holds of Robert 2 h. in Haliwelle [Holywell, Oxford]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There are 1½ ploughs, and 23 men who have gardens (hortulos). There (are) 40 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s. This land did not pay geld nor render any due (debitum).

Euruin holds of Robert 7 h. in Tewa [Duns Tew]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 8 villeins with 3 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 34 acres of meadow. It was worth 7 li.; now (it is worth) 9 li.

XXIX. The Land Of Roger De Iveri

Roger de Ivri holds of the King Misseberie [Mixbury]. There are 17 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 18 villeins with 11 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 9 s. and 4 d., and 50 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 15 li.

The same holds Bechelie [Beckley]. There are 6 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 11 villeins with 6 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow, and pasture 1 league in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league in length and half (a league) in breadth. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 8 li.

The same Roger holds of the King Esthale [Asthall]. There are 11 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Of this land 4 h. are in demesne and there (are) 4 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 24 villeins with 11 bordars have 9 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 22 s. and 137 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 13 furlongs in length and 10 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 11 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li. (Roger) has this land with 2 h. and 1 v. of land as 3 manors.

Fulk (Fulco) holds of Roger 14 h. and 1½ (fn. 58) (fn. 59) v. of land in Nortone [Brize Norton]. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now he has in demesne 5 h. of the villeins' land and there (are) 5 ploughs, with one knight of his (v car' cum i milite suo). There (are) 8 serfs and 13 villeins with 17 bordars and 24 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 1 furlong in length and ½ furlong in breadth. It was worth 9 li.; now (it is worth) 13 li. Fourteen thegns held this land.

The same Roger holds Fulebroc [Fulbrook] as 4 manors. There are 12 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 12 serfs; and 22 villeins with 7 bordars have 12 ploughs. (There is) a mill rendering (de) 10 s., and 63 acres of meadow. Pasture 10 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 6 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 16 li.

Ralf holds of Roger 10 h. in Scirburne [Shirburn]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 4 serfs; and 13 villeins with 3 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow and 30 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 1½ in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

Fulk holds of Roger 3 h. in Etone [Wood Eaton]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 2 serfs; and (there are) 13 bordars with 2 ploughs. There (are) 18 acres of meadow, and 26 acres of moor (morae). Wood(land) 6 furlongs in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 60 s.

Godfrey holds of Roger Eltone [Holton]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 10 villeins with 3 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 15 acres of meadow and 12 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 1½ furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 4 li.

Rainald holds of Roger 1 h. in Nortbroc [Northbrook]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have ½ plough. It was and is worth 20 s.

Godfrey holds of Roger Lege [North Leigh]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 33 villeins with 8 bordars have 12 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 12 s. and 8 d., and 100 acres of meadow less 10. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and 1 league in breadth. It was and is worth 10 li.

Hugh holds of Roger 7½ h. in . (fn. 59) (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and (there are) 6 villeins and 3 bordars with 3 ploughs. There (are) 24 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

Gilbert holds of Roger 5½ h. in Horspadan [Horsepath]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2½ ploughs and 2 serfs; and 7 villeins with 6 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 13 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Rainald holds of Roger 3 h. in Hantone [Hampton Gay]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. These are in demesne with 1 villein. (There is) meadow 3 furlongs in length and 1½ in breadth. It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Besides these 3 h. there are in addition 2 h. there which have been proved to belong (sunt diratiocinatae in) to the King's demesne. Nevertheless Rainald keeps them in despite of (super) the King's seisin (saisionem).

William holds of Roger 2½ h. in Hansitone [Hensington]. (There is) land for 2½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 4 villeins have ½ plough. Meadow 1 furlong in length and ½ (a furlong) in breadth, and 5 acres of underwood (silvae minutae). It was and is worth 40 s.

Godfrey holds of Roger Wistelle [Whitehill]. There (are) 1½ h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs which are there in demesne. There (is) a mill (rendering) 8 s. and 1 burgess (burgensis) rendering 10 s. There (are) 2 bordars and 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth 60 s.

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The son of Wadard holds of Roger Trop [Thrup]. There are 3 h. There is land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with one serf, and a mill rendering (de) 6s. and 125 eels. There (are) 30 acres of meadow and as many acres of pasture. It was and is worth 6 li. Lewi, a man of Archbishop Stigand, held it.

Alured the clerk (fn. 60) holds of Roger Codeslaue [Cutslow]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 ploughs. (fn. 61) It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

Pagen holds of Roger Chenefelde [Clanfield]. There are 7 h. less 1 v. of land. There is land for 11 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs, and 4 h. of the same land (are) in demesne. There (are) 4 serfs; and 14 villeins with 13 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 100 acres of meadow and pasture 6 furlongs in length and in breadth. It was and is worth 7 li. This land belongs to the King's first fee (est de primo feudo regis). (fn. 62)

William holds of Roger in Rovesham [Rousham] and in Bertone [Steeple Barton] 3 h. and ½ v. of land and 3 acres. There is land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 7 villeins with 8 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 8 acres of meadow. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

In Primo Gadre [ ] Hundred

Rainald holds of Roger ½ h. in Norbroc [Northbrook]. (There is) land for ½ plough. Nevertheless there is 1 (plough) in demesne; and 6 villeins with 3 bordars have another. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

In Secundo Gadre [ ] Hundred (fn. 63)

Hugh holds of Roger 10 h. in Stoches [Stoke Talmage]. (There is) land for 6½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 10 villeins with 9 bordars have 3½ ploughs. There (are) 100 acres of meadow less 3. Pasture 13 furlongs in length and 1 furlong and 12 perches in breadth. It was worth 7 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

Roger himself holds of the King in Waltone [Walton, Oxford] 4 h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and (there are) 13 bordars. There (is) a fishery (rendering) 16 d., and 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Godfrey holds of Roger in Ulfgarcote [Wolvercot] 5 h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 13 villeins with 7 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 120 acres of meadow. Pasture 6 furlongs in length and 3½ furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s.

XXX. The Land Of Ralf De Mortemer

Ralf de Mortemer holds of the King Ideberie [Idbury] and Oidelard (holds) of him. There are 14 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 13 villeins with 5 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 60 acres of meadow. Pasture 7 furlongs in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 12 li. Three thegns held it freely.

XXXI. The Land Of Rannulf Pevrel

Rannulf Pevrel holds 2½ h. in Lawelme [Ewelme]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 ploughs; with 1 villein and 4 bordars and 1 serf. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 1½ furlongs in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 80 s.

XXXII. The Land Of Richard De Curci

Richard de Curci holds of the King Neuham [Nuneham Courtenay]. There are 16 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Beside the inland he has 2 h. and 1 v. of the villeins' land. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs; and 35 villeins with 3 fishermen have 14 ploughs and render 30 s. There (are) 7 serfs, and a mill rendering (de) 20 s. There (are) 40 acres of meadow and 10 acres of pasture. Coppice (grava) 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 13 li. and (it is worth the same) now. Hacon held it.

The same Richard holds 20 h. in Secendene [Sarsden]. (There is) land for 28 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 9 ploughs and 34 serfs; and 37 villeins with 26 bordars have 19 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 12 s. and 155 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 7 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 18 li.; and afterwards 27 li. and (it is worth the same) now.

The same Richard holds 1 h. in Foxcote [Foscot]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 10 s.

XXXIII. The Land Of Richard Puingiant

Richard Puingiant holds of the King 10 h. in Mideltone [Middleton Stoney]. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 25 villeins with 7 bordars have 13 ploughs. Wood(land) 8 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 10 li.; and (it is worth the same) now. Turi held it freely.

William holds of Richard Godendone [Godingdon]. There (are) 7 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 16 villeins with 2 bordars have 6½ ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 3 s. It was and is worth 100 s. Siward and Siwate held it freely.

XXXIIII. The Land Of Berenger De Todeni

Berenger de Todeni holds of the King in Brohtone [Broughton] 20 h. and Robert and Reinald and Gilbert (hold) of him. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 8 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 4 villeins with 10 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 16 s., and 37 acres of meadow. In King Edward's time it was worth 16 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li. Turgot held it freely.

The same Berenger holds 10 h. in Hornelie [Horley] and Ralf (holds) of him. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 4 villeins with 3 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow, and from part of the mill (comes) 16 d. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 7 li. Queen Edith (5 h.) (fn. 64) and Turgot (5 h.) (fn. 64) held it.

The same Berenger holds of Robert his father 1½ h. in Bodicote [Bodicot]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough with 3 bordars. It was and is worth 30 s. Two men held it but could not withdraw.

XXXV. The Land Of Milo Crispin

Milo Crispin holds of the King Gadintone [Gatehampton]. (fn. 65) There are 5 h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 11 s., and 10 acres of meadow. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 4 li.; and (it is worth the same) now. Wigot held it.

The same holds Haselie [Great Haseley]. There are 16 h. (There is) land for 18 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 15 villeins with 13 bordars have 15 ploughs. There (are) 60 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 15 li.; and (it is worth the same) now. Queen Edith held it.

In Leuecanole [Lewknor] Hundred

The same holds Estone [Aston Rowant]. There are 20 h. (There is) land for 33 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 26 villeins with 3 bordars and 15 freemen have 30 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and ½ league in breadth. In King Edward's time and afterwards it was worth 15 li.; now (it is worth) 20 li. Ulstan held it freely. In the same vill Aluric held 1 v. of land and could go where he wished.

The same holds Chingestone [Kingston Blount]. There are 7 h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. (There are) 16 acres of meadow. It was worth 6 li.; now it is worth 7 li.

The same holds the other Cote [Nethercot in Lewknor]. There are 2 h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 5 villeins have another. There (is) a mill (rendering) 2 s. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

In Besenton [Bensington] Half Hundred

The same holds Celgrave [Chalgrove]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 23 villeins with 10 bordars have 9 ploughs. There (are) 5 mills rendering (de) 60 s., and meadow 3 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth, and 60 acres of pasture. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li. Turchil held it freely.

The same holds 5 h. in Redrefeld [Rotherfield Peppard]. There is land for 7 ploughs. Of this land 2 h. are in demesne and there (are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 10 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s., and 9 acres of meadow. Wood(land) ½ league in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 7 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Uluric held it freely.

The same holds Mapeldreham [Mapledurham]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 7 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

The same holds Witecerce [Whitchurch]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 20 villeins with 7 bordars have 12 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s., and 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was worth 15 li; now (it is worth) 20 li. Leuric and Alwin held it freely in King Edward's time.

The same holds Stoches [North Stoke]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 26 villeins with 9 bordars have 14 fo. 159b ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 20 s., and 9 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 13 li.; now (it is worth) 15 li. Edwin held it.

The same Milo holds Niweham [Newnham Murren]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 13 villeins with 10 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 8 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 17 li. Ingelri held it. (fn. 66)

Rainald holds of Milo 1 h. in Winehele [Winnal in Chinnor]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has there. It was and is worth 10 s. Brictric held it.

Toli holds of Milo 1½ h. and the third part of 1 v. of land in Covelie [Cowley]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has there with 1 serf and 2 villeins and 2 bordars. There (are) 1½ acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 3 acres in length and in breadth. It was and is worth 20 s. The same Toli held it freely.

Rainald holds of Milo in Sumertone [Somerton] 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. It was and is worth 20 s. Brictric held it.

Roger holds of Milo ½ h. in Tobelie [Thomley]. It is worth 5 s.

Richard holds of Milo Draicote [Draycot]. There are 2 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 5 villeins have 1 plough. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

Geoffrey holds of Milo 10 h. in Baldedone [Marsh Baldon]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne there are 2 ploughs; and 10 villeins with 6 bordars have 5 ploughs. It was and is worth 100 s. Azur held it.

William holds of Milo Cestretone [Chesterton]. There are 12 h. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 22 villeins with 10 bordars have 10 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 10 s., and 39 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was and is worth 10 li. Wigot held it.

Ralf holds of Milo 5 h. in Hegford [Nether Heyford]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 6 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 10s. and 30 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 6 li. Besi held it freely.

William holds of Milo Hentone [Henton in Chinnor]. There are 8 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 8 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 46 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. In King Edward's time it was worth 8 li. and afterwards 40 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s. Levenot held it.

The same William holds of Milo Advelle [Adwell]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 1 villein with 6 bordars has 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 6 s. Meadow 1 furlong in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 6 li. Wlstan held it freely.

Amalric holds of Milo 5 h. in Brutwelle [Britwell Salome]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 7 villeins with 1 bordar have 1 plough. There (are) 7 acres of meadow. Underwood (silva minuta) 3 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 3 li. Wlstan held it freely.

From the 5 h. of this land Amalric has rendered neither geld nor anything else (aliquid aliud).

In the same vill William holds 1 hide of Milo. (There is) land for 1 plough. There are 2 villeins and 6 acres of coppice (gravae). It was and is worth 10 s.

Orgar holds of Milo 4 h. in Berewiche [Berrick Salome]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 10 villeins with 6 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 4 acres of meadow and 2 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

The same holds of Milo 1 h. in Gangulvesdene [Gangsdown in Nuffield]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in the demesne (there is) 1 plough and 3 serfs and (there are) 4 bordars with 1 plough. There (are) 24 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 20 s.

These two lands which Orgar holds of Milo he ought to hold of the King. For he himself and his father and uncle (avunculus) held (them) freely in King Edward's time.

Alured holds of Milo Harpendene [Harpsden]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 12 villeins with 2 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Humfrey holds of Milo Chingestone [Kingston Blount]. There are 5 h. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 7 villeins with 1 bordar have 4 ploughs. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s.

Tovi holds of Milo 2 h. in the other Cote. (fn. 67) (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 5 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 12 acres of meadow and as many acres of pasture. It was and is worth 3 li.

Toli holds of Milo 1 h. in Gersedune [Garsington]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 2 serfs and 3 bordars. It was and is worth 20 s.

Geoffrey holds of Milo 2 h. in Watecombe [Watcombe in Watlington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. There 1 villein with 1 bordar have 1 plough. It was and is worth 20 s.

Alured holds 5 h. of Milo in Cuchesham [Cuxham]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 7 villeins with 4 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 18 s. and 18 acres of meadow. It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li. Wigot held it.

Richard holds 6 h. of Milo in Alcrintone [Alkerton]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs; and 3 villeins with 8 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 4 li.

The monks of Bech [Bec-Hellouin] hold 2½ h. of Milo in Suinecumbe [Swyncombe]. (There is) land for 2½ ploughs. Now there is no (plough). There (are) 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. This land never paid geld.

Rainald holds of Milo Sumertone [Somerton]. There is 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf. There are 8 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s. Ketel held it.

XXXVI. The Land Of Guy De Reinbuedcurth

Guy de Reinbodcurth holds of the King Werochestan [Wroxton] and Ingelrann his son (fn. 68) holds of him. There are 17 h. There is land for 14 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 12 villeins with 10 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 8 s., and 60 acres of meadow. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 16 li.

XXXVII. The Land Of Ghilo

Gilo the brother of Ansculf holds of the King 2½ h. in Baditone [Bainton] and Erchenbald (holds) of him. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 1 villein with 2 bordars has 1 plough. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s.

XXXVIII. The Land Of Gilbert De Gand

Gilbert de Gand holds of the King Haneberge [Handborough] and Robert (holds) of him. There are 9 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 20 villeins with 6 bordars have 10 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 10s., and 100 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 7 furlongs in length and 6 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 10 li. Tonna held it.

The same Robert holds of Gilbert Lawelme [Ewelme]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 10 villeins and 3 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 6 li. Ulf held it.

XXXIX. The Land Of Geoffrey De Mannevile

Geoffrey de Mannevile holds 10 h. in Caningeham [Kingham] of the King. (There is) land for 16 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 4 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 19 villeins with 10 bordars have 12 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 44 d., and 109 acres of meadow and 33 acres of pasture. It was worth 12 li.; now (it is worth) 15 li.

Saswalo holds of Geoffrey in Reicote [Rycote] 1 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 villein. These (are) 5 acres of meadow. It is worth 5s.

The same Saswalo holds of Geoffrey Wandesberie [Wendlebury]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 4 villeins and 5 bordars fo. 160 have 3 ploughs. Meadow 8 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Pasture 15 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s. Asgar (fn. 69) held it.

XL. The Land Of Ernulf De Hesding

Ernulf de Hesding holds of the King 5 h. in Bortone [Black Bourton] and Wimund (holds) of him. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 9 villeins with 3 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 4 s., and 20 acres of meadow. Pasture 4 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was and is worth 4 li. Turgot held it freely.

The same Ernulf holds 1 h. in Ludewelle [Ludwell in Wootton] and Osmund (holds) of him. (There is) land for 1 plough. It was worth 15 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

The same Ernulf holds Nortone [Chipping Norton]. There are 15 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 21 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 10 ploughs and 15 serfs; and 22 villeins with 16 bordars have 11 ploughs. There (are) 3 mills rendering (de) 62 d., and 60 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 league in length and breadth. It was worth 16 li.; now (it is worth) 22 li. Ulward uuit (fn. 70) and Aluric uuelp (fn. 70) held it.

XLI. The Land Of Edward Of Salisbury

Edward of Salisbury (Sarisberie) holds of the King Estone [North Aston] and Anschetil (holds) of him. There are 9 h. (There is) land for 20 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 7 serfs; and 6 villeins with 2 Frenchmen (francigenis) and 10 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (is) a mill with a fishery rendering 30 s., and 30 acres of meadow. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 12 li.

The same Edward holds 1 h. in Hentone [ ]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s.

XLII. The Land Of Swegn (Suain) The Sheriff

Swegn the sheriff (fn. 71) holds of the King 6 h. in Baldendone [Baldon St. Lawrence] and Hugh (holds) of him. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 7 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. It was and is worth 60 s.

XLIII. The Land Of Alfred The Nephew (nepotis) Of Wigot

Alfred the nephew of Wigot holds Stoch [Stoke Marmion] of the King. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 6 villeins with 2 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 20 s. Wood(land) 1½ furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 3 li. Ulfred held it freely.

The same holds Cecadene [Checkenden]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 7 serfs; and 8 villeins with 3 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 6 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 3 li. Wlured held it freely.

XLIIII. The Land Of Guy De Oilgi

Guy de Oilgi holds of the King 10 h. in Wigentone [Wiggington]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 9 villeins with 1 knight (milite) and 5 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 8 s., and 16 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 100 s. Leuric held it freely in King Edward's time.

XLV. The Land Of Walter The Son Of Ponz

Walter Ponz holds of the King as he says (sicut dicit) Aieleforde [Yelford]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 3 villeins with 3 bordars have ½ plough. There (are) 36 acres of meadow and 15 acres of pasture. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

Walter the son of Ponz holds 5 h. of the King in Westwelle [Westwell]. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 5 ploughs and 8 serfs; and 8 villeins with 3 bordars have 2 ploughs. Pasture 8 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was and is worth 7 li.

The same Walter holds 4 h. in Alwoldesberie [ ]. (fn. 72) (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 5 villeins with 6 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 6 acres of meadow, and pasture 6 furlongs in length and breadth. It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Alduin and Sawold and Eduin held these lands freely.

XLVI. The Land Of William Levric

William Levric holds of the King 3 h. and 1 v. of land and 2 parts (thirds) of 1 v. and Godfrey (holds) of him. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 serfs and 4 bordars. From part of a mill 40 d., and (there are) 4 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 10 furlongs in length and 1½ furlongs in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s. (fn. 73)

XLVII. The Land Of William The Son Of Manne

William the son of Manne holds of the King 3 h. in Ernicote [Arncot]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 4 villeins with 2 bordars have 3 ploughs. Wood(land) there 8 furlongs in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 40 s. Three freemen held it freely.

XLVIII. The Land Of Ilbod

Ilbod holds of the King 3 h. in Bereford [Barford St. Michael]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 6 villeins with 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. There (are) 18 acres of meadow. It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Alwin held it freely.

XLIX. The Land Of Reinbald

Reinbald holds of the King 1 h. in Boicote [Boycott]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 villein. Wood(land) 4 furlongs in length and 2 in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s. Blacheman held it freely.

L. The Land Of Robert The Son Of Murdrac

Robert the son of Murdrac holds of the King in Brotone [Broughton Poggs] 7 h. less 1 v. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 9 serfs; and 11 villeins with 11 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 12 s. and 6 d., and 36 acres of meadow and 40 acres of pasture. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li. Three freemen held it freely.

LI. The Land Of Osbern Gifard

Osbern Gifard (fn. 74) holds of the King 2½ h. in Bispesdone [ ]. (fn. 75) (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (is) 1 hide of this land and there (is) 1 plough; and 7 villeins with 3 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 7 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1½ furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 50 s. Ledric held it.

LII. The Land Of Benzelin

Benzelin holds of the King Lillingestan [Lillingstone Lovell]. There are 2½ h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 1 bordar have 1 plough. Wood(land) 10 furlongs in length and 5 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 40 s. Azor held it freely in King Edward's time.

LIII. The Land Of The Countess Judith

Judith the countess holds of the King Meretone [Merton]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 12 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 19 villeins with 6 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 100 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 4 furlongs in length and 1½ (furlongs) in breadth. It was and is worth 8 li.

The same countess holds Petintone [Piddington]. There are 4 h. (There is) land for 9 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs with 1 serf; and 12 villeins with 6 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 30 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 2 leagues in length and 5 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Hacun held these two lands freely.

LIIII. The Land Of Cristina (fn. 76)

Cristina holds of the King Bradewelle [Broadwell]. There are 24 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 30 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 6 ploughs and 14 serfs; and 52 villeins with 8 bordars have 24 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering with the fishery and meadows 20 s. and 200 acres of meadow less 15 and 100 acres of pasture. In King Edward's time it was worth 25 li. and afterwards 30 li.; now (it is worth) 31 li. Algar held it freely in King Edward's time.

LV. The Land Of The Wife Of Roger De Iveri

The Wife of Roger de Ivri holds of the King 5 hides in Ietelape [Islip]. 3 h. of these never paid geld. (There is) land for 15 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 10 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 s., and 30 acres of fo. 160b meadow. Pasture 3 furlongs in length and 2 in breadth. Wood(land) 1 league in length and ½ league in breadth. It was worth 7 li. in King Edward's time; when received 8 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Godric and Alwin held it freely.

The same holds of the King 3 h. and ½ v. of land in Otendone [Oddington]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 10 villeins with 4 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 40 acres of meadow. Pasture 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. Alwi held it freely in King Edward's time.

The wife of Roger has these two lands of the King in commendation (commendatione).

LVI

Hascolf Musard (fn. 77) holds of the King 2½ h. in Celelorde (Chilworth). (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 2 villeins with 8 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 23 acres of meadow. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s. Lewi held it freely.

The same holds of the King 2½ h. waste. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. It was worth 40 s. (fn. 78)

The same holds 5 h. in Edrope [Heythrop]. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 4 villeins with 1 bordar have 2 ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 5 s., and 40 acres of meadow. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

The same holds 5 h. in Chidintone [Over Kiddington] and Maino (holds) of him. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 7 villeins with 10 bordars have 2½ ploughs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 5s., and 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 3 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li. Godric held these two lands freely.

LVII. The Land Of Turchill

Turchil holds of the King 5 h. in Draitone [Drayton near Wroxton]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 12 villeins with 4 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 4 s. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 8 li. (fn. 79)

LVIII. The Land Of Richard And Other Servants Of The King

Richard Ingania holds of the King 2½ h. in Lillingestan [Lillingstone Lovell]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Of this land 1 h. and 1 v. are in demesne. There 5 villeins with 1 bordar and 1 serf have 2 ploughs. Wood(land) 10 furlongs in length and 5 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s.

Rainald the archer (arcarius) holds of the King 2½ h. in Yppesdene [Ipsden]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 6 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 7 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1½ furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 50 s.

The same Rainald holds 2½ h. in Cedelintone [Chadlington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs, and they are there in demesne with 4 serfs and 2 bordars. It was and is worth 40 s.

Robert the son of Turstin holds 5 h. and 1 v. of land of the King in Rollendri [Great Rollright]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 7 villeins with 5 bordars have 3½ ploughs. There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 50 acres of pasture and 3 loads (summae) of salt at Wich [Droitwich, Worcester]. It was and is worth 100 s.

Turstin's son holds, and Osmund of him, 2 h. of the King in Ludewelle [Ludwell in Wootton]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 2 serfs and 2 bordars. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Rannulf holds of the King 1 h. in Ludewelle [Ludwell in Wootton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. It was worth 15 s.; now (it is worth) 10 s.

Roger holds of the King 2 h. in Bretewelle [Britwell Baldwin]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 8 villeins with 2 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 6 acres of meadow and 20 acres of wood(land). It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

Robert the son of Ralf holds of the King 5 h. less 1 v. in Lawelme [Ewelme]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 5 villeins with 6 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 8 acres of meadow (and) 80 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 100 s.

The same Robert holds 2 h. in Esidone [Easington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. In demesne there is 1 (plough); and 4 villeins with 3 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 1½ acres of meadow. It was worth 25 s., now (it is worth) 40 s.

William holds of the King 4½ h. in Rollandri majore [Great Rollright]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 5 villeins with 3 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

Hervey holds of the King 1 h. in Ypestan [Ibstone]. (There is) land for 1 plough. There is 1 villein, and 3 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s. This land does not pay geld (non geldat).

The same holds 2½ h. in Bixa [Bix Brand]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 8 villeins with two bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 3 acres of meadow (and) 12 acres of wood(land). It was and is worth 3 li.

The same Hervey holds Ebestan [Ibstone]. There (is) 1 h. (There is) land for 1 plough. It was worth 10 s. Ulf held it. (fn. 80)

These two lands (fn. 81) rendered neither geld nor other service to the King.

William holds of the King 1 h. in Besintone [Bensington] and it belongs to the King's soke (est soca regis). (There is) land for 1 plough. There (are) 4 acres of meadow. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 12 s. and 6 d.

Geoffrey holds of the King Suinbroc [Swinbrook] and Sciptone [Shipton-under-Wychwood]. There are 4½ h. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 2 villeins with 4 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 3 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 1 in breadth. It was worth 60 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Gernio holds of the King 10 h. in Hantone [Hampton Poyle]. Five thegns held it as 5 manors. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 7 villeins with 2 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 15 s., and 60 acres of meadow. Wood(land) ½ league in length and 16 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

Teodric the goldsmith (aurifaber) holds of the King 1 h. in Nortone [Brize Norton]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne. It was worth 10 s.; now (it is worth) 20 s.

The same holds 2½ h. in Welde [Weld, near Bampton]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These and 2 serfs he has in demesne; and 3 villeins with 5 bordars have 1 plough. There (are) 24 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s. His wife held these two lands freely in King Edward's time.

The same holds 2 h. in Besintone [Bensington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. There are 3 bordars and 4 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 20 s. Sawold held it freely in King Edward's time.

Aretius holds of the King 2 h. less 1 v. in Lewa [Lew]. (There is) land for 1 plough. In demesne he has 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 2 bordars have 1 plough. There (is) pasture 1 furlong in length and ½ furlong in breadth. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 35 s. Alwin held it.

Saric holds of the King Elfegescote [Alvescott]. There are 2 h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and (there are) 4 bordars with 1½ ploughs, and 3 acres of pasture. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s. Goda held it freely.

The same holds 1 h. and 1 v. of land in Estone [Middle Aston]. (There is) land for 10 oxen. In demesne there are two ploughs and 2 serfs, with 1 villein and 4 bordars. There (are) 5 acres of meadow and 3 acres of pasture. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Siward the huntsman (venator) holds of the King 2½ h. in Cedelintone [Chadlington]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne with 1 serf and 3 bordars. There (are) 3 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s. The same Siward held it freely in King Edward's time.

In Levecanole [Lewknor] Hundred

Lewin holds Chenore (fn. 82) [Chinnor] of the King. (There are) 13 h. (There is) land for 11 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 4 serfs; and 26 villeins with 2 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li.

The same holds of the King Covelie [Cowley]. There are 4½ h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. There (is) 1 h. of Warland [sic] in demesne and (there is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 20 villeins with 5 bordars have 8 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 40 s., and 2 fisheries (rendering) 8 s., and 10 acres of meadow. Coppice (grava) 4 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s. The same Lewin held these lands freely in King Edward's time.

Goduin holds of the King 2½ v. of land in Nortone [Brize Norton]. (There is) land for ½ plough. There nevertheless he has 1 plough. It was and is worth 10 s.

Alwi the sheriff holds of the King 2½ h. in Blicestone [Bletchington]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs and he has so many in demesne and there (are) 2 serfs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 7 s. and 6 d. and (there are) 3 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s. Manasses bought this land from him without the King's licence.

Alsi holds of the King Rocote [Rycot]. There are 2 h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne; and 24 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

The same holds 2 h. in Sciptone [Shiptonunder-Wychwood]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne. It was and is worth 40 s. Earl Harold held it.

Lewin holds of the King 5 h. in Hanewege [Hanwell]. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 20 villeins with 2 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (are) 14 acres of meadow. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 7 li. The same held it.

Sawold holds of the King Ropeford [Rofford]. There are 3 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 7 villeins with 3 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (are) 5 acres of meadow and 16 acres of pasture. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. R(obert) de Oilgi has this land in pledge (vadimonio).

The same holds Titendone [Tiddington]. There are 2 h. and 3 v. of land. There (is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne with 1 bordar. There (are) 15 acres of meadow. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s. Alwi held it freely in King Edward's time.

Sawold holds of the King 3 h. in Minstre [Little Minster] and R(obert) (fn. 83) (holds) of him in pledge (vadimonio). (There is) land for 3 ploughs. In demesne there is 1 (plough) and 2 serfs with 2 bordars. There (is) a mill (rendering) 10 s. It was and is worth 3 li. The same held it in King Edward's time.

The same holds of the King 2 mills which the King granted to him with his wife. They are close to (iuxta) the wall (fn. 84) and are worth 40 s.

fo. 161

Alvric holds of the King 3½ h. in Midelcumbe [Milcombe]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. In demesne he has 1½ ploughs with 2 serfs; and 2 s. from part of the mill, and 15 acres of meadow. Pasture 2 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. There 3 villeins with 1 bordar have ½ plough. It was and is worth 30 s.

The same holds 6 h. (fn. 85) less 1 v. in Cestitone [Chastleton]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 6 villeins with 1 bordar have 4 ploughs. There (are) 26 acres of meadow. It was worth 4 li.; when received, 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. Coleman and Azor held these lands.

Alwi holds of the King 2 h. less ½ v. of land in Hortone [Over or Nether Worton]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. In demesne he has 1 (plough); and 2 villeins with 3 bordars have another plough. There (are) 25 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s. Leviet held it freely.

Ordgar holds of the King Adlach [ ]. (There are) 2 h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne with 2 serfs; and 2 villeins have ½ plough. There (are) 2 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 40 s. Godwin held it freely.

LIX. These Underwritten Lands Belong to (sunt de) The Fee Of Earl William (fn. 86)

In Levecanole [Lewknor] Hundred

Gilbert de Breteuile [Breteuil] holds at rent (ad firmam) Bollehede [Bolney]. There are 8 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 11 villeins with 2 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 8 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 8 li. Three thegns held it freely.

The same holds at rent Sidreham [Sydenham]. There are 15 h. (There is) land for 14 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 16 villeins with 5 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 60 acres of meadow. Wood(land) ½ league in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 10 li.; now it is worth 16 li. Almar held it freely.

Robert holds 3½ h. in Watelintone [Watlington]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. 8 villeins with 2 bordars and 2 serfs have these there. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 100 s.

The same holds 1 h. in Watecumbe [Watcombe in Watlington]. (There is) land for 1 plough. A widow has this there. It was and is worth 10 s.

Anschitil holds Redrefeld [Rotherfield Greys]. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 12 villeins with 8 bordars have 5 ploughs, and (there are) 12 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 4 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was and is worth 100 s.

Robert (fn. 87) holds 7 h. in Dochelintone [Ducklington]. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 7 villeins with 2 bordars have 5 ploughs. There (are) 30 acres of meadow. Pasture, 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. Wood(land) 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 7 li.

The same Robert and Roger hold ½ h. waste in Acam [Noke].

The same Robert holds 1 h. in Cortelintone [Kirtlington]. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 bordar and 2 serfs. There (are) 3 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 15 s.

The same holds 5 v. of land in Hansitone [Hensington] and Peter holds of him. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne with 1 serf and 1 villein and 2 bordars. There (is) a mill (rendering) 5 s., and 3 acres of meadow and 6 acres of wood(land). It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 25 s.

Roger holds 1 h. in Estrope [Astrop]. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has there with 4 serfs and 1 villein and 4 bordars. There (is) pasture 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 30 s.

Roger de Laci holds Bechebroc [Begbroke] and Ralf (holds) of him. There are 4 h. and 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 6 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 6 villeins with 3 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 40 acres of pasture. It was worth 100 s. and afterwards 6 li.; now (it is worth) 4 li.

Roger de Ivri holds 3 h. in Burtone [Black Bourton] and Pagen (holds) of him. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs with 1 serf; and 10 villeins with 6 bordars have 10 ploughs. There (are) 50 acres of meadow and 8 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 4 li.

Anschitil holds 2 h. in Burtone [Black Bourton]. (There is) land for 2½ ploughs. There are 2 ploughs and 2 serfs. There (is) a mill (rendering) 3 s., and 6 acres of meadow and as much pasture. It was worth 20 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

The same Anschitil de Grai (fn. 88) holds 3 h. in Radeforde [ ]. (There is) land for 4 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 4 villeins with 8 bordars have 3 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 20 d., and 6 acres of meadow and 3 acres of spinney (spineti). It was worth 50 s.; now (it is worth) 3 li.

Roger de Laci holds 1 h. and 2½ v. of land in Chidintone [Nether Kiddington] and Ralf holds of him. (There is) land for 2½ ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 3 villeins with 3 bordars have 1 plough. (There are) 20 d. from part of the mill, and 2 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 5 furlongs in length and 1 furlong in breadth. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Rainald holds 2½ h. in Winehelle [Winnal in Chinnor]. (There is) land for 1½ ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough with 2 bordars and 7 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; (it is worth) 40 s. now.

The same holds Fertewelle [Fritwell]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 2 serfs; and 8 villeins with 6 bordars have 4 ploughs. There (are) 20 acres of meadow. 6 h. of this land are in demesne. It was worth 7 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

The same holds Acham [Noke]. There are 2½ h. (There is) land for 1 plough. 5 v. of this land are in demesne, and there (is) 1 plough and 2 serfs; and 3 villeins with 6 bordars have 1 plough. Pasture 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Wood(land) 4 furlongs in length and 3 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 30 s.; now (it is worth) 40 s.

Anscetill holds 4 h. in Neutone [South Newington] and Robert (holds) of him. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough; and 1 villein with 4 bordars has 1 plough. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 25 d., and 22 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

Robert (fn. 89) holds 5 h. in Surford [Swerford]. (There is) land for 8 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 3 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 7 villeins with 6 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 6 s., and 12 acres of meadow and 12 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 100 s.

Roger holds 1 h. in Mideltone [Milton-underWychwood] and Alwi (fn. 90) (holds) of him. (There is) land for 1 plough. This he has in demesne. There (are) 2 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1 league in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 20 s.; afterwards, 15 s.; now (it is worth) 7 li. (fn. 91)

Rainald holds 3 h. in Aldeberie [Albury]. (There is) land for 3 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf; and 5 villeins with 3 bordars have 2 ploughs. There (are) 2 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 3 li.

Roger de Laci (fn. 92) holds Mongewel [Mongewell]. There are 10 h. (There is) land for 10 ploughs. Of this land 7 h. are in demesne and (there are) 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and 6 villeins and 1 knight with 11 bordars have 6 ploughs. There (are) 2 mills rendering (de) 45 s., and 5 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 1½ leagues in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 10 li.; now (it is worth) 14 li.

Anschitil Grai (fn. 93) holds Widelie [ ]. (fn. 94) There are 2 h. and they are in demesne except 1 v. of land. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. These he has in demesne; and (there are) 2 serfs with 2 bordars. There (are) 12 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 50 s.

The same Anschitil holds 6 h. in Bristelmestone [Brighthampton]. (There is) land for 7 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and 15 villeins with 16 bordars have 7 ploughs. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 11 s., and 90 acres of meadow. Pastures 10 furlongs in length and 4 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

The same Anschitil holds in Cornewelle [Cornwell] 2 h. and the third part of ½ h. (There is) land for 2 ploughs. Now in demesne (there is) 1 plough with 1 serf and 6 bordars. There (is) a mill rendering (de) 2 s., and 20 acres of meadow, and pasture 2 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 30 s.

Roger de Laci (fn. 95) holds 3 h. and 1 v. of land in Salford [Salford]. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs and 3 serfs; and 2 villeins with 1 bordar have ½ plough. From part of the mill 12 d., and there (are) 23 acres of meadow. Pasture 1 furlong in length and ½ furlong in breadth. It was and is worth 3 li.

Robert holds 2½ h. in Adingeham [ ]. (fn. 96) (There is) land for 3 ploughs. In demesne there is 1 plough. It was and is worth 50 s.

Roger holds Vurtone [Worton in Cassington] and Robert (holds) of him. There are 5 h. (There is) land for 5 ploughs. Now in demesne (there are) 2 ploughs; and 8 villeins with 5 bordars have 3 ploughs. There are 48 acres of meadow. Pasture 3 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 6 li.

The passages which follow relate to villages which geographically form part of Oxfordshire, but are described in Domesday Book under other counties.

Bochinghamscire

fo. 148

Terra Willelmi De Warene

In Rovelai Hund'

Brienz holds Cavrefelle [Caversfield] of William. It defends itself for 5 h. There is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are 3; and 12 villeins with 9 bordars have 5 ploughs. There is a fish-pond (vivarium piscium). With all its sources of revenue (in totis valentiis) it is worth and was always worth 100 s. Edward, a man of Earl Tosti, held this manor, and could sell it.

fo. 152b

Terra Hervei

In Dustenberg [Desborough] Hund'

Hervey the Messenger holds 2 h. of the king in Hibestanes [Ibstone]. (fn. 97) There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne there is ½ h., and 2 ploughs are there, and 7 villeins have 2 ploughs, and there could be a third (tercia potest fieri). There is one smith and (there are) 4 serfs. Wood(land) for 100 swine. With all its sources of revenue it is and was worth 4 li. In King Edward's time (it was worth) 100 s. Tovi, a thegn of King Edward, held this manor and could sell it.

Glowecestrescire

fo. 163b

Terra Regis

In Senendone [Shenington] 10 h. belong to this manor [Tewkesbury]. (fn. 98) There are 4 ploughs, and 8 villeins and 4 bordars and 5 radknights with 8 ploughs. There are 12 serfs, and a mill rendering (de) 3 s. This land pays geld for 7 h. In King Edward's time it was worth 20 li.; now (it is worth) 8 li. It is in the King's hand. Robert de Olgi holds it at farm (ad firmam).

fo. 164b

Terra Thome Archiepiscopi

In Berniton [Barrington] Hundred

Saint Oswald of Gloucester held Widiforde [Widford]. (fn. 99) Two h. were there in King Edward's time, and (there were) 2 ploughs in demesne, and 4 villeins, and 3 bordars with 2 ploughs. There (were) 4 serfs, and 8 acres of meadow, and a mill rendering (de) 10 s. In King Edward's time it was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. Rannulf holds it of the same Saint. As it was then, so it is now. (fn. 100)

Northantonscire

fo. 221

Terra Episcopi Constantiensis

Robert holds Finemere [Finmere] of the Bishop. There are 8 h. There is land for 9 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 ploughs and 4 serfs; and (there are) 10 villeins and 5 bordars with 6 ploughs. There is a mill rendering (de) 14 s. and 100 acres of pasture. Wood(land) 1 furlong in length and 1 in breadth. It was and is worth 8 li. Ulward held it freely in King Edward's time.

Roger holds Hedham [Hethe] of the Bishop. There are 8 h. There is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs) with 1 serf; and (there are) 8 villeins and 5 bordars with 1 plough. There are 20 acres of pasture. It was and is worth 8 li. Ulward held it freely.

Herluin holds Scildeswelle [Shelswell] of the Bishop. There are 10 h. There is land for 7 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 2 serfs; and (there are) 7 villeins and 7 bordars with 4 ploughs. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Eduin son of Burred held it.

William holds Glintone [Glympton] of the Bishop. There are 10 h. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 6 ploughs and 6 serfs; and (there are) 15 villeins and 5 bordars with 5 ploughs. There is a mill rendering (de) 5 s., and 18 acres of meadow. Wood(land) 6 furlongs in length and the same in breadth. It was worth 6 li.; now (it is worth) 8 li. Ulward held it freely of King Edward.

William and Ilger hold Oitone [Wootton] of the Bishop. There are 5 h. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 2 serfs; and (there are) 14 villeins and 2 bordars with 5 ploughs. There are 30 acres of meadow and 13 acres of pasture. It was worth 4 li.; now (it is worth) 100 s. Ulward held it freely.

Turstin holds ½ h. in Hortone [Over or Nether Worton] of the Bishop. There is land for ½ plough. There are 6 acres of meadow. It was worth 5s.; now (it is worth) 10 s. Leviget held it freely. (fn. 101)

Robert holds 5 h. in Egforde [Nether Heyford] of the Bishop. There is land for 6 ploughs. In demesne there are 3 ploughs and 5 serfs; and (there are) 5 villeins and 7 bordars with 2 ploughs. There is a mill rendering (de) 20 s., and 30 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 6 li. Edwin son of Burred held it freely.

fo. 224b

Terra Hugonis de Grentemaisnillo

Roger de Ivri holds Cotesforde [Cottisford] of Hugh. There are 6 h. There is land for 10 ploughs. In demesne there are 3, and there might be a fourth. There are 10 villeins and 5 bordars, and 40 acres of pasture. It was worth 100 s.; now (it is worth) 8 li.

The same Roger holds Cerlentone [Charlton-on-Otmoor] of Hugh. There are 10 h. There is land for 15 ploughs. In demesne there are 4 ploughs and 6 serfs; and 15 villeins and 11 bordars have 11 ploughs. Meadow 4 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. Pastures 3 furlongs in length and 2 furlongs in breadth. It was worth 8 li.; now (it is worth) 10 li. Baldwin held it freely. 4 h. of this land are in demesne.

Hugh holds 2½ h. in Sciptune [Shipton-onCherwell]. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 4 serfs; and 2 villeins and 3 bordars have 1 plough. There is a mill rendering (de) 11 s., and 4 acres of meadow, and 3 furlongs (quarentenae) of pasture. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 4 li. and 10 s. Aluric held it freely.

In Scipford [Sibford Gower] Aba holds 11 h. of Hugh. There is land for 8 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs), and (there are) 4 acres of meadow and a mill rendering 32 d., and 13 furlongs (quarentenae) of pasture. It was worth 4 li. and 10 s. Baldwin held it.

fo. 226

Terra Willelmi Pevrel

Ambrose holds 4 h. in Molitone [Mollington] of William. There is land for 4 ploughs. In demesne there are 2 (ploughs) and 3 serfs; and (there are) 4 villeins and 5 bordars with 2 ploughs. There are 16 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 4 li. Gitda held these lands freely in King Edward's time. (fn. 102)

Warwicscire

fo. 238b

Terra Episcopi De Wirecestre

The same bishop holds Spelesberie [Spelsbury] and Urso (fn. 103) of him. There are 10 h. There is land for 16 ploughs. In demesne there are 4 ploughs and 5 serfs; and (there are) 25 villeins and 12 bordars with 12 ploughs. There is a mill rendering (de) 50 d.; and 32 acres of meadow and pastures (amounting to) 36 acres. Wood(land) 1 league and 1 furlong in length and 7 furlongs in breadth. It was and is worth 10 li.

fo. 244

Terra Osberni Filii Ricardi

William holds Mollitone [Mollington] of Osbern. There are 5 h. There is land for 5 ploughs. In demesne there is 1 (plough); and there are 4 villeins and 5 bordars with 1 plough. There are 20 acres of meadow. It was worth 40 s.; now (it is worth) 60 s. The mother of Lewin of Niuueham [Nuneham Courtenay] held it freely in King Edward's time.

Statfordscire

fo. 250

William son of Corbucion holds 10 h. in Sibeford [Sibford Gower] and Ralf (holds) of him. There is land for 7 ploughs. There is 1 (plough) in demesne, and 2 serfs; and (there are) 6 villeins with 3 ploughs. There is a mill rendering 32 d., and 4 acres of meadow. Pasture, 7 furlongs in length and breadth. It was and is worth 4 li.

Footnotes

1 Of Mercia, father of Earls Edwin and Morcar.
2 In Buckinghamshire.
3 Of Northumbria.
4 William fitz Osbern, Earl of Hereford, who died 1071.
5 Of Wiltshire.
6 These eight virgates reappear in the early charters of Oseney Abbey (Salter, Cartulary of Oseney, i, 3, 5, 6; Early Oxford Charters, no. 66). They are described collectively in the Cartulary of St. Frideswide's (ed. Wigram, i, 25) as the 'terra de Ehteard'. Their significance has recently been discussed by Professor Tait (The Medieval English Borough, p. 89) and Dr. Salter (Medieval Oxford, pp. 8, 9). It seems clear that they represent eight adjacent virgates, or yard-lands, of royal demesne, which were reserved by some Anglo-Saxon king for the formation of a burh, inclosed with a wall, and divided out into building-plots. At Wallingford, as at Oxford, the site of the borough consisted of eight virgates—a fact which goes far to prove that these boroughs were contemporaneous. They probably arose during the period in which Alfred, as king of Wessex, was working in close association with Ethelred, ealdorman of Mercia, for the defence of English territory against the newly settled Danes of the east.
7 Wherever the word 'Hundred' occurs in this folio it is written in capitals and underlined in the MS.
8 This is the assessment of Richard's vill of Nuneham Courtenay.
9 This name is blurred in the MS.
10 This identification is proved by the association of 3 hundreds with the manor. See Introduction.
11 The letter 'r' ( = require) is added in the margin at this point of the MS. to indicate that the number of ploughs is omitted.
12 That is, Langford and Shipton.
13 See Introduction.
14 Three mimims (iii) have been altered into vi.
15 'Episcopus' is interlined. The correctness of the interlineation is made probable by the appearance of the Bishop of Hereford (Robert Losinga) in the list of those who held tenements in the borough of Oxford.
16 In the margin of the MS. the figure iiii is set against the account of Thame, and the figure xiii against that of Great Milton. The significance of these figures is uncertain.
17 The words 'preter inland' are interlined.
18 At this point four minims (iiii) have been altered into vii.
19 Blank in MS. Remigius is clearly intended.
20 The tenant's name is interlined.
21 This sentence is added in the margin.
22 In the Rotuli Hundredorum (ii, 724) the two estates combined in this entry are separately described as 5 hides in Little Baldon and 2½ hides in Marsh Baldon.
23 A blank line follows here in the MS., and the letters 'r q', for require, are added in red in the margin, evidently with reference to the condition of the thegns' tenure.
24 'Chentisc' is interlined.
25 'Wadard' is interlined.
26 In Bucknell, now depopulated. See Blomfield, Deanery of Bicester, Part VIII, 38–40.
27 The word 'idem' is interlined.
28 The descent of this manor proves that the Roger was Roger d'Ivry.
29 'Potaria' is added above 'ollaria'.
30 This name has not survived. Dr. Salter suggests that it is represented by the name Piriho, borne by a wood and assarts in Stanton Harcourt in the 13th century: Feet of Fines for Oxfordshire (Oxfordshire Record Society), 100, 128.
31 i.e. Roger d'Ivry.
32 That is, Roger d'Ivry, who held the remainder of Yarnton of the Bishop of Lincoln.
33 It would seem that the initial H in this word is a mistake for N.
34 This word is interlined.
35 These figures are interlineations.
36 This sum is interlined.
37 Of York.
38 Apparently this refers to all the above four entries.
39 The words 'de Rogerio et ipse de abbate' are an interlineation.
40 This entry has been added in the bottom margin, with a mark indicating that it should come before the last paragraph.
41 This statement refers to the whole land of the abbey.
42 Afterwards Bishop of Durham. The word 'flanbard' is here interlined.
43 This entry had been omitted and is squeezed in between the last entry and the next heading.
44 Late Earl of Northumbria.
45 Hugh de Bolbec, who appears under his full name in the Berkshire Survey as holding 3 houses in Wallingford which belonged to Crowmarsh Gifford.
46 Dr. Salter suggests the identity of this Ralf with the Ralf de Langetot, who held Campton, Beds., of Walter Giffard. Both manors passed in the 12th century to Maud de Chesney.
47 A blank is left in the MS., and the name of the holding is not given. But this 17/8 h. combines with the 15/8 h. held by the Count of Évreux in Bodicot and the 1½ h. held by Berengar de Todeni in the same place to produce a unit of 5 h. Also, according to the Book of Fees (p. 823), John de Holkot holds a knight's fee in Bodicot of the Earl Marshall. It may therefore be understood that this entry refers to Bodicot.
48 See below, p. 428.
49 The only estate assigned to Henry de Ferrars in the Gloucestershire Domesday is the manor of Lechlade.
50 Of Winchcombe. This is probably the waste hide entered above among the lands of the abbey.
51 See Introduction, p. 391.
52 Wigot of Wallingford, kinsman of Edward the Confessor, and the 'antecessor' of Robert d'Oilly and Milo Crispin.
53 This explains the statement that Robert held Hook Norton 'as three manors'.
54 In 12th-century records this manor appears as 'Treotune' or 'Tretone'. It was held by Nicholas Basset, who founded the abbey of Bruerne within it.
55 This early example of the word beneficium in what appears to be its modern ecclesiastical sense deserves notice. The church is St. Peter's in the East, Oxford. This entry is followed by a blank line, dividing the estates held by Robert in demesne from those held of him by under-tenants.
56 'Robertus' is interlined.
57 In Maine, a castle of Hubert de Beaumont, which held out from 1083 to 1086.
58 The half virgate is interlined.
59 A blank occurs in the MS. at this point. Dr. Salter points out that the history of the d'Ivry fee proves this manor to have been situated in Combe and Chilworth.
60 The word 'clericus' is interlined.
61 A blank space occurs in the MS. where particulars of the villeins' holdings would normally come.
62 The meaning of this phrase is uncertain.
63 Apparently this represents the later Hundred outside the North Gate of Oxford which was appurtenant to the manor of Headington.
64 The amounts in each case are intemned.
65 In the Berkshire survey Milo is returned as holding 1 hide in an unidentified place in Reading hundred named 'Lonchelei', which belonged to and was valued together with 'Gratentun' [Gatehampton] in Oxfordshire.
66 A blank line in the MS. divides the estates held by Milo Crispin in demesne from those which were held of him by under-tenants.
67 It is uncertain which of the Oxfordshire places called 'Nethercot' is intended by this entry.
68 The words 'f: eius' are interlined.
69 Esegar the 'staller' and sheriff of Middlesex, who held the military command in London after the battle of Hastings.
70 The words 'uuit' and 'uuelp' are interlined.
71 'Vicecomes' is interlined.
72 This place occurs in the Hundred Rolls (ii, 699) between Alvescot and Kencott. Then, as in 1086, it was held by the same tenant in chief as Yelford and Westwell. But it cannot now be identified.
73 This holding has not been traced in later records.
74 'Gifard' is interlined.
75 There does not seem to be any place-name in Oxfordshire which represents this form.
76 Sister of Edgar the Ætheling and of Margaret Queen of Scotland.
77 Hascolf Musard's fief would seem to have been overlooked by the clerk, for it is added at the foot of folios 159b and 160.
78 Dr. Salter suggests that this manor lay in Horspath, where in later times there was a Musard fee.
79 A duplicate version of this entry occurs in the survey of Staffordshire (D.B. i, 250). There is no material difference between the entries except that the name of the holder is given as Turstin in the Staffordshire version. This version was formerly believed to relate to Drayton Bassett, near Tamworth, and its identity with the present entry was first shown by Miss C. S. Burne in a letter printed by Eyton in his Staffordshire Domesday, p. 133. The manorial history of Drayton, near Wroxton, shows that it came to form part of the fee of the Earls of Warwick, and that 'Turchil' (of Arden), not 'Turstin', is the correct form of its holder's name.
80 In the MS. this entry occurs at the foot of the folio, but a sign is placed against it to indicate transposition to this point.
81 That is, Bix and Ibstone.
82 The place-name was omitted by the clerk and interlined afterwards.
83 Clearly Robert d'Oilly.
84 Of Oxford, presumably.
85 Two minims have here been altered into 'vi'.
86 Fitz Osbern, Earl of Hereford.
87 That is, Robert d'Oilly.
88 de Grai is interlined.
89 Robert d'Oilly.
90 See Introduction, p. 388.
91 Although lib. is written clearly, it is very unlikely that so small a manor can have risen in value from 15s. to £7, and it is probable that lib. is a mistake for sol.
92 'de Laci' is interlined.
93 'Grai' is interlined.
94 Now represented by Woodlays Farm in Wootton. The tithe of Dornford, 'Wideli', and 'Cornwell' was given by Richard de Grai to Eynsham Abbey in or before 1109 (Eynsham Cartulary, i, 36).
95 'de Laci' is interlined.
96 See Introduction, p. 391.
97 Ibstone is on the boundary between Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. It seems to have been assessed at 4 h. The whole village belonged to Hervey in 1086, but before the Conquest it had been divided into three portions, two of which are surveyed under Oxfordshire.
98 Until 1833, when it was transferred to Oxfordshire, Shenington formed part of Gloucestershire. Geographically it falls within the natural boundary of Oxfordshire formed by the southward extension of Edge Hill, and its inclusion within Gloucestershire is probably due to the fact that it was a member of the great manor of Tewkesbury.
99 The annexation of Widford to Gloucestershire, which lasted until 1833, was caused by its position as an outlying estate of the church of St. Oswald at Gloucester. The Archbishop of York was the patron of this church, and its possessions are attributed to him as tenant in chief.
100 This phrase probably means that the internal condition of the manor had not changed since 1066.
101 Leviget, the bishop's predecessor, is clearly identical with the Leviet whose land at Worton had passed to Alwi the king's minister. His name represents an Old English Leofgeat.
102 This clause refers to William Peverel's manors of Blakesley and Courteenhall in Northamptonshire, as well as to Mollington. Gitda, William's predecessor, was the Countess Gytha, wife of Ralf, Earl of Hereford, and daughter of Osgod Clapa, a very important thegn during the early years of Edward the Confessor.
103 This is Urse d'Abitot, the bishop's most powerful tenant. He appears in the Oxfordshire Domesday as the holder of 1 h. in Chastleton under the Bishop of Bayeux, and of 2 h. in Enstone under Winchcombe Abbey.
Note on 'Hunesworde', page 411
At the foot of folio 157b of Domesday Book, vol. i (supra, p. 411), a manor of 5 h. in 'Hunesworde' is assigned to William fitz Ansculf. The entry is preceded by a rubrication to the effect that the manor is in Dorchester hundred. In the Staffordshire Domesday (D.B. i, 250) it is said that William possessed a manor of 1 h. in 'Honesworde'. The latter entry certainly relates to Handsworth in Staffordshire, and it is possible that the entry on folio 157b refers to another manor possessed by William in the same place, of which the description has been wrongly entered by the Domesday clerks under Oxfordshire. But the fact that the manor described in this entry is said to be in Dorchester hundred suggests that it was an Oxfordshire estate, and it is noteworthy that the barony of Dudley, which represented the Domesday fief of William fitz Ansculf, included a knight's fee at Chislehampton in this hundred (Book of Fees, i, 416; Rotuli Hundredorum, ii, 750). It is highly probable that the manor of 'Hunsworde' described on folio 157b represents this holding in Chislehampton, which is not otherwise mentioned in the survey, and that it was mistakenly assigned to Handsworth during the compilation of Domesday Book from the original returns to the great inquest.