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[Image: Excerpt from the Domesday Book]
[Image: Durham Liber Vitae, folio 38r (extract)]

Beorhtgifu 13 Beorhtgifu free peasant at Layham (Suff.), fl. 1086

Female
Author: CPL
Editorial Status: 4 of 5

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Summary

           

Beorhtgifu the widow (Brihtiua vidua) was a free peasant paying 5d. rent for 5 acres on Bury St Edmunds’ manor of Layham (Suff.) in 1086.

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Beorhtgifu the widow (Brihtiua vidua) was a free peasant paying 5d. rent for 5 acres on Bury St Edmunds’ manor of Layham (Suff.) in 1086.

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