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.
Domesday Book is a detailed survey of the land held by William the Conqueror
and his people, the earliest surviving public record, and a hugely important ...
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 ...
Introduction. Domesday is our most famous and earliest surviving public record. It
is a highly detailed survey and valuation of all the land held by the King and ...
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
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 ...
The history of the Domesday Book, commissioned in December 1085 by order of
William The Conqueror.
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