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.
The first online copy of Domesday Book of 1086: search for your town or village
in Domesday Book, find population and tax records, and see the original ...
Produced at amazing speed in the years after the Conquest, the Domesday Book
provides a vivid picture of late 11th-century England.
The history of the Domesday Book, commissioned in December 1085 by order of
William The Conqueror.
An account of the Domesday Book that includes includes images, quotations and
the main facts of his life. Key Stage 3. GCSE.
William's reasons for compiling the Domesday Book will never be known for
certain. However, Domesday was probably the result of a geld (land tax) inquest
Oct 27, 2016 ... The Domesday Book (or, colloquially, Domesday) is the expression used since
the late twelfth century to refer to the record of the "Great ...
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 ...
Dec 17, 2008 ... Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I's survey of England.
By contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the ...