Two Hundreds of Ely


The Abbot of Ramsey holds in Chatteris.

3 hides less ½ virgate Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 1½ hides;
1 plough there;
10 villagers and 5 smallholders with 3 ploughs; 2 slaves.
Meadow for 4 ploughs; woodland,100 pigs; from fisheries
3000 eels; from presentations 27d.
Value 60s; when acquired 20s; before 1066 £4.
This land lies and always lay in ( the lands ) St. Benedict’s Church.
In Wisbech the Abbot of Ramsey has 8 fishermen who pay 5260 eels.

 

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