How Did the Domesday Book Help William?


The Domesday Book helped King William I by holding detailed information on the landholdings and resources of the late 11th century of England. It was to be used as a means to determine who held what and the taxes that were liable. What the book said on who owned what and its worth was the law and no one could appeal.
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By making King William know what each village possesed so then
Domesday Book told William who owned what land so they could be taxed on it & helped him understand the financial resources of his kingdom.
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