Doomsday Book Entries

For Cornwall


The Doomsday entries given here give animals when the totals reach or exceed 160 sheep, 15 goats, 40 wild mares, 240 castrated rams, 33 unbroken mares, 50 cattle, 14 pigs, and 2 oxen.

Robert, Count of Mortain was the biggest landowner in England after his half-brother King William I, and Cornwall above all was his province.

Most of Cornwall was poor and sparsely populated. There was 160 acres of land per each man recorded in the Doomsday Book

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