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Here some extracts:
 Enough land to support a free family and dependents.
 As much land as could be tilled with one plough in a year.
 So size dependent on quality of land.

Averaging 30 acres but varying greatly

Villan, villein
Occupier of land in the feudal vill
Villager, peasant

 A division under the fuedal system consisting of a number of houses and adjacent lands

A villein of the lowest rank, who held a cottage at his lords pleasure, for which he rendered menial service

In the Feudal system, demesne (also spelled desmesne; via Old French demeine from Latin dominium) was all the land, not necessarily all contiguous to the Manor House, that was retained by a lord for his own use - as distinguished from land "alienated" or granted to others (alieni) as freehold tenants.
The conglomeration of ammonites were found in Stockton quarry nearby. The others in fields and ponds around Wolfhamcote. Pictures here in the Photo section.
The will and inventory of John Good is here.
Thanks to Bob Houghton for the translation

New Church of St Mark’s built in Flecknoe. The vicar’s letter.
The Great Central line opens
First recorded facts  Geoffrey de Langeley puts a chaplain in charge
    The Friends of Wolfhamcote Church formed under the chairmanship of poet laureate Sir John Betjeman

RCF refers to The Redundant Churches Fund which was set up in 1969 and later became The Churches Conservation Trust
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!957  It is proposed to move the church to a housing estate in Nuneaton. Reported in The Coventry Evening Telegraph Friday December 27, 1957
Looters violate coffin for jewels. Daventry Weekly Express 14 November 1952.