What Was the Purpose of the Domesday Book?

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The purpose of the Doomsday book was to determine who held what wealth and the taxes that were liable under Edward the Confessor. The judgement of the Doomsday was final and no appeal was allowed. It was originally written in Latin although there are some vernacular versions.
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The main purpose of the Domesday Book was to determine who held what and what taxes had been liable. It was a record of the great survey done on England and parts of Wales completed in 1086. William I of England sent men all over England to find out what or how much each landholder had in land and livestock, and what it was worth. This book is currently housed in a specially made chest at The National Archives in Kew, London.
The purpose of the Domesday Book is to highlight the settlement of disputes and confirm legal title. The book's purpose was to also provide a great land survey from 1086 commissioned by William the Conqueror so as to analyse the extent of the land and resources that were owned in England at the time and also the extent of the taxes he could raise. The information collected was recorded in two huge books by hand in the space of around a year.
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Domesday Book is the record of the great survey of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086, executed for William I of England, or William the Conqueror ...
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