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Some approximate league tables! Note that Domesday Book did not cover what were then the largest cities in England - Ely, Winchester and others.

Top 10 places by population

  1. Norwich, Norfolk, 1358 people
  2. Thetford, Norfolk, 840.9 people
  3. Dunwich, Suffolk, 484.7 people
  4. Taunton, Somerset, 479 people
  5. Dover, Kent, 420 people
  6. Folkestone, Kent, 395 people
  7. Milton [Regis], Kent, 393 people
  8. Wymondham, Norfolk, 376 people
  9. Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, 359 people
  10. Steyning, Sussex, 328 people

Top 10 places by tax paid

  1. Stamford, Lincolnshire, 155 geld units
  2. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 102.5 geld units
  3. York, Yorkshire, 102.5 geld units
  4. Downton, Wiltshire, 100 geld units
  5. Harrow, Middlesex, 100 geld units
  6. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 100 geld units
  7. Singleton, Sussex, 97.5 exemption units
  8. Sherburn [in Elmet], Yorkshire, 96 geld units
  9. Steyning, Sussex, 93 geld units
  10. Ramsbury, Wiltshire, 90 geld units

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