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Domesday

the inquest and the book

by David Roffe

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, [U.K.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Domesday book.,
    • Real property -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Land tenure -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Manuscripts, Medieval -- England.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154.,
    • England -- Economic conditions -- 1066-1485.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-264) and index.

      StatementDavid Roffe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA190.D7 R64 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51157M
      ISBN 100198208472
      LC Control Number99056324

      The Domesday Book is the record of the great survey of much of England, and parts of Wales, completed in , done for William I of England, or William the Conqueror. 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. Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester), was the record of the great survey of England completed in C.E., executed for William the Conqueror. The survey was similar to a census by a government of today. William needed information about the country he had just conquered so he could administer it.

      The Dragons of Archenfield (Domesday Books) by A.E. MARSTON and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at angelstouch16.com Hence Domesday Book. This fiscal view of Domesday held the field for almost half a century until V.H. Galbraith pointed out that however the Inquest was conducted, Domesday Book itself is organised on feudal principles which make it all but useless as a tax gathering or tax reforming document.

      The Domesday Book was a complete written record of property ownership across England, and was completed in less than a year. At the time it was called the Winchester Book, but later became better. Domesday Book. An ancient record of land ownership in England. Commissioned by William the Conqueror in the year and finished in , the book is a superb example of thorough and speedy administration, unequaled by any other project undertaken during the Middle Ages.


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The Domesday Book was commissioned in December by William the Conqueror, who invaded England in The first draft was completed in August and contained records for 13, settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and.

The first online copy of Domesday Book of search for your town or village in Domesday Book, find population and tax records, and see the original Domesday folios free online. Sep 24,  · The Domesday Book gives the reader as close a documented picture of the times as one is likely ever to get of such early times.

I never thought I would get so entrances by reading a document but I have. I have read not only about where my ancestors came from but I am reading about other areas of interest to me. An excellent reference book to angelstouch16.com by: Domesday Book The Domesday Book, our earliest public record, is a unique survey of the value and ownership of lands and resources in Domesday book 11th century England.

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 - compiled in - is one of the few historical records whose name is familiar to most people in this country.

It is our earliest public record, the foundation document of the. The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record. Find out how to search for your town or village, and how to access images of Domesday along with an English translation, using our research guide.

Learn more about out why and how Domesday was created, and how to interpret it, in ‘Discover Domesday’; discover what life was like in 11th century England.

The Domesday Book was a survey designed to record everything that people owned in England. It was ordered by William the Conqueror (the winner of the recent Battle of Hastings) so that William could determine how much money in taxes he could raise and to give William a better sense of the territory he had just conquered.

What did it record. All names. This page simply records all owner names mentioned in Domesday Book. (Note that the same name is not necessarily the same person.) Loading. Mar 05,  · 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. Domesday Book, compiled in at the behest of William the Conqueror, has been described as "the most valuable piece of antiquity possessed by any nation" (David Hume) and viewed by historians as the final act of the Norman angelstouch16.comed under the supervision of the most renowned Domesday scholars, this authoritative translation of the complete Domesday offers a4/5.

After the Norman invasion and conquest of England inthe Domesday Book was commissioned in December by order of William The Conqueror. William needed to raise taxes to pay for his army and so a survey was set in motion to assess the wealth and and assets of his subjects throughout the land.

Domesday Book is a detailed survey and valuation of landed property in England at the end of the 11th century. The survey was ordered by William the Conqueror at Christmas and undertaken the. The Domesday Book.

This section contains: Compiling the Domesday Book - how the information was gathered and what can be found in the Domesday volumes Contents - explore records for towns and villages from the Domesday Book Landowners - information about the landowners featured in the records of the Domesday Book.

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.

William E. Kapelle, The Purpose of Domesday Book: a Quandary, from Essays in. For 99 per cent of the 15, places named there, Domesday provides the first recorded description of their human and natural resources. The history of most English villages begins with Domesday Book, as does the continuous history of the English countryside, of the landowning classes and of the peasantry.

Domesday Book. Domesday Book - The Middle Ages encompass one of the most exciting periods in English History. One of the most important historical events of the Medieval era is the Domesday Book.

The Domesday book has provided historians with a firm idea of what life was like in the mids, particularly in the areas worst hit by the Norman invasion.

It is noted that Sussex, for example, had been badly attacked in the areas surrounding Hastings. Domesday Book definition is - a record of a survey of English lands and landholdings made by order of William the Conqueror about Facts about Domesday Book talk about a manuscript record created under the order of King William the Conqueror.

The book is also called as Great Survey for it covers the information in many parts of Wales and England. The completion of Domesday Book was in. Domesday book definition, a record of a survey of the lands of England made by order of William the Conqueror aboutgiving ownership, extent, value, etc., of the properties.Sep 24,  · Domesday Book: Or The Great Survey Of England Of William The Conqueror, () by H.

James | Sep 10, Get it as soon as Wed, Oct 30 FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon.Nov 16,  · The Domesday Book is a record of an enormous survey carried out in England for King William I (the Conqueror), and it was completed in the year It .