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 ...
The Domesday Book is one of Medieval England's greatest treasures. The
Domesday Book is closely linked with William the Conqueror's attempt to
Produced at amazing speed in the years after the Conquest, the Domesday Book
provides a vivid picture of late 11th-century England.
The main purpose of the Domesday Book was to create an accurate and
irrefutable document that detailed the ownership of animals and land throughout
The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public
... register regarding rightful possession and was used mainly for that purpose.
Domesday Book is the oldest government record held in The National Archives.
Unlike Domesday Book, the ICC was organised geographically by Hundred and
... the geld because geld was central to the purpose of the Domesday Inquest.
Mar 11, 2013 ... Domesday Book was ordered by William the Conqueror (William I) in 1085. Its
main purpose was to assess the wealth of England to aid the ...
The results were compiled into two books which are called the Domesday book.
There are actually two separate Domesday books, the Little Domesday and the ...
A brief guide to using the Domesday Book and associated documents to ...
Online text of a paper discussing the purpose of the survey and summarising