DOMESDAY APPENDICES

MATHEMATICAL EQUIVALENTS

  • 1 hide = 120 acres
  • 1 carucate = 1 hide
  • 1 virgate = .25 hide
  • 1 bovate = .125 hide
  • 1 sulung = 2 hides
  • 1 pound = 20 shillings
  • 1 shilling = 12 pennies (denarii)
  • 1 mark = 13s4d or .66 pound
  • 1 acre = 4840 square yards
  • 1 square mile = 640 acres
  • 1 furlong = 220 yards or .125 mile
  • 1 mile = 8 furlongs
  • 1 sq. furlong = 10 acres
  • 1 league = 24 furlongs or 3 miles
  • 1 sq. league = 576 sq. furlongs or 5760 acres
  • 1 stick of eels = 24 eels
  • 1 ox eats 2 acres of pasture
  • 1 sheep eats 1 acre of pasture
  • THE GREAT ELEVEN BARONS

    1. Odo, bishop of Bayeux (William's half-brother)
    2. Robert, count of Mortain (William's half-brother)
    3. William fitz Osburn (son of Robert the Devil's murdered steward)
    4. Roger of Montgomery (married to the heiress of the Bellême lands)
    5. William of Warren (also called William of Mortemer; may have been related to William or Matilda through an illegimate line)
    6. Hugh (son of Richard, count of Avranches)
    7. Eustace, count of Boulogne
    8. Alan the Red, Count of Brittany (descended from Hawise, daughter of Richard I)
    9. Richard (son of Gilbert of Brionne, descended from Richard I)
    10. Geoffrey, bishop of Coutances
    11. Geoffrey de Mandeville (wealthy landholder in the Bessin)

    OTHER IMPORTANT NORMAN LANDHOLDERS

    NORMAN BISHOPS IN 1086

    ENGLISH BISHOPS IN 1086

  • Archbishop of Canterbury--Lanfranc of Bec
  • Archbishop of York--Thomas of Bayeux
  • Bath and Wells--Giso (since 1060)*
  • Chester--Robert de Limesey
  • Chichester--Stigand
  • Durham--William of Calais
  • Elmham--William de Beaufoi
  • Exeter --Osburn fitz Osbern
  • Hereford--Robert of Lorraine
  • Lincoln--Remigius
  • London--Maurice
  • Rochester--Gundulf
  • Salisbury--Osmund
  • Winchester--Walkelin
  • Worchester--Wulfstan (since 1062)*
  • *All except these two were appointed to their offices by William

    NORMAN MONASTERIES WITH ENGLISH LANDS

  • Aumâle
  • Auney
  • Bec
  • Bernay
  • Bocherville
  • Caen
  • Cérisy
  • Cherbourg
  • Cormeilles
  • Fécamp
  • Grestain
  • Jumièges
  • Lire
  • Longueville
  • Lonlay
  • Mont-St.-Michel
  • Mortain
  • Pont Audemer
  • Préaux
  • Sainte-Barbe
  • Sainte-Catherine
  • Saint-Évroult
  • Saint-Ouen
  • Saint-Pierre
  • Saint-Sever
  • Saint-Victor
  • Saint-Wandrille
  • Savigny
  • Saint-Martin
  • Troarn
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    Updated Aug. 21,1995. Comments or suggestions may be directed to Prof. Schriber