Three centuries of English crops yields

1211-1491

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County Name

Estate Name

Manor Name

Year Span

Start

End

Gross Yield Per Seed Ratio

            Winter grains:
                               Wheat
                               Rye
                               Maslin (what & rye mixed)
                               Bere / hastivellum / winter barley
                               Beremancorn (winter barley & wheat or rye mixed)
                               Winter oats

            Spring grains:
                                Barley (i.e. spring barley)
                                Oats (i.e. spring oats)
                                Dredge (barley & oats mixed)

            Winter/spring grains:
                                All barley (i.e. winter + spring barley)
                                All oats (i.e. winter + spring oats)

            Grain/legume mixtures:
                               Bulmong/bullimong/pesemong/benmong/drogman etc
                                                                           (oats mixed with peas, vetches, or beans)
                               Peas & rye

            Legumes (mostly winter sown):
                              Beans
                              Peas
                              Beans & peas
                              Vetches
                                    Peas & vetches
                              Legumes (composition unspecified)
                              Pulses