Domesday Book is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England
and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
The site provides information about the 1086 Domesday survey, the Domesday
Book, background information on life in England at the time, links.
Produced at amazing speed in the years after the Conquest, the Domesday Book
provides a vivid picture of late 11th-century England.
The Domesday Book is one of Medieval England's greatest treasures. The
Domesday Book is closely linked with William the Conqueror's attempt to
The history of the Domesday Book, commissioned in December 1085 by order of
William The Conqueror.
The book resulting from this survey became known as Domesday. The name "
Domesday" was applied within a few generations. Henry II's treasurer, Richard
The Domesday Book, Recording the First English Census (December 1085 –
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I have decided to include a study of the Domesday Survey (55) for the county of
Sussex as a result of reference to the area around the duke's camp being "laid ...
A brief guide to using the Domesday Book and associated documents to
research medieval English genealogy.
THE DOMESDAY BOOK 1086. Inquisitio Eliensis . Domesday Book: Additamenta
, p. 495. Latin. [TR Introduction] The first approach to a modern assessment roll ...