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Domesday book.

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Published by Phillimore in Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domesday book.,
  • Land tenure -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. McN. Dodgson and J. J. N. Palmer.
    SeriesHistory from the sources, History from the sources
    ContributionsDodgson, J. McN. 1928-, Palmer, J. J. N. 1936-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,327p. ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22298011M
    ISBN 10085033702X

    Domesday Book definition is - a record of a survey of English lands and landholdings made by order of William the Conqueror about Domesday Book is an example of survey, which covered much areas of Britain. Return of Owners of Lands conducted in was the only one, which beat the Domesday Book. The second survey is often called Modern Domesday Book. Facts about Domesday Book 8: the preservation. The royal Treasury at Winchester preserved the book in the end of 11th.

      The Domesday Book is one of Medieval England’s greatest treasures. The Domesday Book is closely linked with William the Conqueror’s attempt to dominate Medieval England. Along with a string of castles throughout England, the Domesday Book was to give William huge authority in England. To further extend his grip on England, William I ordered that . Domesday Book It consisted in 2 volumes. In William made a land register of his territory to know how much money. He could collect in terms of taxes and the results of this survey were 3/5(1).

    Domesday book definition, a record of a survey of the lands of England made by order of William the Conqueror about , giving ownership, extent, value, etc., of the properties. See more. D. Bates, A Bibliography of Domesday Book (Woodbridge, ) V.H. Galbraith, The making of Domesday Book (Oxford, ) E.M. Hallam, Domesday Book through nine centuries ([London,] ) A survey of how the Domesday Book has been used since its composition, and how antiquarians and historians have viewed the record.


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The record was compiled ina mere twenty years after the Norman Conquest, at the order of William the Conqueror. William commissioned the survey at Christmas The Domesday Book is actually not one book but two. The first volume (Great Domesday) contains the final summarized record of all the counties surveyed except Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

For these three counties the full, unabbreviated return sent in to Winchester by the commissioners is preserved in the second volume (Little Domesday), which. Domesday is our most famous and earliest surviving public record.

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Domesday Book Domesday Book is the oldest government record held in The National Archives. In fact there are two Domesday Books – Little Domesday and about England in the 11th century. InKing William I (the Conqueror) wanted to find out about all the land in his new kingdom: who owned which property, who else lived there, how much the landFile Size: KB.

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The Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was a record of all taxable land in England, together with such information as would indicate its worth. As the scribes went round England. Domesday Book definition: the record of a survey of England made under William the Conqueror inlisting all landowners and showing the value and extent of their holdingsOrigin of Domesday Booksaid to be so named because it judged all men without bias.

The Domesday Book was a newsletter published by the Castle & Crusade Society (a subsidiary of the International Federation of Wargaming, or IFW) beginning in The newsletter was founded by Gary Gygax, who was the editor of issue #1.

Subsequent issues had rotating editors. They were hand-typed on an IBM Selectric typewriter, then photocopied for distribution. Domesday People: Domesday book. Boydell & Brewer Ltd, - History - pages.

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Find out how it was compiled, and .Domesday Book, our oldest and most famous public record, describes the condition of England south of the river Tees in and Ordered to investigate ‘how the country was occupied, and with what sort of people how much each had and how much it was worth’, the Conqueror’s commissioners conducted their survey so thoroughly that ‘not one ox, nor one .About Domesday Book (Penguin Classic).

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