The Domesday Book: England's Heritage Then and Now

Thomas Hinde Elizabeth Hallam


The Domesday Book: England's Heritage Then and Now

The Domesday Book: England's Heritage Then and Now

  • Title: The Domesday Book: England's Heritage Then and Now
  • Author: Thomas Hinde Elizabeth Hallam
  • ISBN: 9781858334400
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback

Domesday Book Domesday Book an engraving published in Great Domesday the larger volume and Little Domesday the smaller volume , in their bindings, lying on their older Tudor bindings. The Domesday Book Online Home Latest all entries pages updated site search fixed 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 , settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees the border with Scotland at the time. Home Domesday Book 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 Domesday Book Britain s finest treasure The National Domesday is Britain s earliest public record It contains the results of a huge survey of land and landholding commissioned by William I in Domesday is by the far the most complete record of pre industrial society to survive anywhere in the world and provides a unique window on the medieval The Domesday Book Online Frequently Asked Questions What is the Domesday Book The Domesday Book is a great land survey from , commissioned by William the Conqueror to assess the extent of the land and resources being owned in England at the time, and the extent of the taxes he could raise. Domesday Book Penguin Classic A Complete Translation Domesday Book is one of the most famous documents in English history and arguably in world history.Now available in one volume, here is the complete, authoritative translation from the original Latin, together with an index of places and a glossary of terms used. The Domesday Book Middle Ages The Finer Times The Domesday Book is one of the most renowned, respected and revered public records ever to have been published It is also the oldest public record to have survived through the ages Unlike the modern census records, the Domesday Book was designed not to count the numbers of the population it was instead designed to record the ownership of land and resources such as livestock. Domesday Book Domesday game The National Archives The World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in th century England The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record Domesday is now available online, and you can search for your town or village, and download images of Domesday along with an English translation of the entry You can also access the Discover Domesday exhibition, explaining why Domesday Names Domesday Book The first free online copy of Domesday Book Find Domesday places near Names The Domesday Book historic uk Hampstead is a pigsty Residents of Hampstead might not be too pleased to learn that their exclusive London village once housed pigs than people but this is just one of the fascinating insights to be gained from reading the Domesday Book.



A fundamental part of English heritage, the Domesday Book is unique in medieval history, recording an entire country and its inhabitants town by town, with over 12,500 entries In this lavishly illustrated book, Elizabeth Hallam and Thomas Hinde examine the background to the nine hundred year old document, setting the events of 1086 into the context of the medieval world.A fundamental part of English heritage, the Domesday Book is unique in medieval history, recording an entire country and its inhabitants town by town, with over 12,500 entries In this lavishly illustrated book, Elizabeth Hallam and Thomas Hinde examine the background to the nine hundred year old document, setting the events of 1086 into the context of the medieval world It is a remarkable tribute to English continuity that almost all of the Domesday settlements still exist in some form or another.


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Domesday Book (often misspelled “Doomsday”) has fascinated me for a long time, both as an historian with a particular interest in the early medieval period, and as an archivist with a love of old documents. There is simply nothing else like it in existence, in any Western country. The original book itself is very difficult to read since it’s an inventory, not a narrative, and the Latin is extremely abbreviated and compressed, to save space. Nor does it cover the whole of England; the city [...]

This is a good book even if it is a large coffee table book. Some parts were meant for serious study but over all interesting.

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Had exactly what I was looking for. Good resource for casual research.


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