Land of one plough

The area of arable land capable of being tilled by one plough team. Equivalent to one Hide.

Medieval glossary. 2014.

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  • Plough — The area of arable land capable of being tilled by one plough team. Equivalent to one Hide …   Medieval glossary

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  • Plough Team — ♦ Often assessed at eight oxen per team; in the richest agricultural areas, like the Severn valley, there were between three and five per square mile. On harsher land like the fringes of Dartmoor, a smallholder might own only one or two oxen.… …   Medieval glossary

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