Of Roger de Buslies see in Drayton Suen and Vlstan paid to the geld for their manors, before the Conquest, as four bov. 2-3rds, The land whereof was two car.
There afterwards two men of Rogers had one car. eight vill. one bord. having
two car. (fn. 1) There were three mills 5s. and seven acres of meadow, pasture word
three qu. long, half a qu. broad. In the Confessours time this was 30s. value, in the
Conquerours when the survey was made 17s. 4d. Here was then also of Roger Pictavensis his fee, which before the Conquest was Swains, who answered the tax for his
manor as two bov. and one third. The land being one car. When Doomsday book
was made Vsi (or Vlsi) held this of Roger Pictavensis, and had here half a car. and one
vill. one bord. with half a car. Here were three acres of meadow, pasture wood one
qu. long, half a qu. broad. In the Confessours time the value was 10s. then but 5s.
(fn. 2) Thomas Fitz-William held of the countess of Augi (or Ewe) in Clarborough, and
West Drayton, three parts of one knights fee, as in Clarborough is noted; this was Roger
de Buslies, and the family of Maresey held that of the Lancaster fee, as in Gameleston and
other places may be observed.
[Throsby] West Drayton.
Is a small place. It is owned by the duke of Newcastle.
|| Lib. Dooms.
|| Test. de Nev.