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: 276
  • Format: Paperback

Domesday Book Domesday Book d u m z d e or US d o m z d e Latin Liber de Wintonia Book of Winchester is a manuscript record of the Great Survey of 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. 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. 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 extracts your town in The Domesday Book one of the most valuable records of the UK s past history In William the Conquerer commanded a survey of the country for taxation purposes. Domesday Book English history Britannica Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I s survey of England.By contemporaries the whole operation was known as the description of England, but the popular name Domesday i.e doomsday, when men face the record from which there is no Domesday Book Discover Domesday The National Archives Domesday is our most famous and earliest surviving public record It is a highly detailed survey and valuation of land holding and resources in late th century England The survey was a massive enterprise, and the record of that survey, Domesday Book, was a Domesday Book Het Domesday Book Liber de Wintonia, is een uitgebreid overzicht in het Latijn van alle bezittingen en eigenaren in Engeland voor en na .Het werd samengesteld in opdracht van Willem de Veroveraar om belasting te kunnen heffen. 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.



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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When you hear something called "The Doomsday Book" you expect the mother of all of dystopia novels. However, when you see the actual title and learn that the book is essentially a summary list of the towns and villages in 1086 England, well The Domesday Book maybe doesn't seem quite so kick-ass.YOU ARE WRONG! Okay, maybe some of you are right. But those of you that dig history, oh man, you're going to get giddy in your pants!Twenty years after conquering England, the aptly named Norman bastard W [...]

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.

Great book and subject, this is what Doomsday looked like a thousand years ago, and what it could look like tomorrowfvp

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


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