Domesday Book is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England
and parts of .... The book is metaphorically called by the native English,
Domesday, i.e., the Day of Judgemen...
Why is it called the 'Domesday' Book? It was written by an observer of the survey
that "there was no single ...
The history of the Domesday Book, commissioned in December 1085 by order of
... Viking chief called Rollo accepted the 'kind' offer of a large area of Northern ...
The Domesday Book - compiled in 1085-6 - is one of the few historical records ....
What the manor was called; Who held it at the time of King Edward; Who holds ...
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 World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in 11th century England. The
National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving ... The Day
of Judgement or 'Doomsday' after which Domesday Book may have been named.
Domesday Book is the oldest government record held in The National Archives.
... Fixed questions were asked, such as what the place was called, who owned it
The name "Domesday" was applied within a few generations. Henry II's treasurer,
Richard Fitz Nigel, wrote of Domesday, "This book is metaphorically called by ...
Dec 17, 2008 ... Domesday Book covers all of England except the northern areas. Though
invariably called Domesday Book, in the singular, it in fact consists of ...
Oct 14, 2016 ... Domesday Book, William's great “instrument of control”, on display at the Nation
.... They called it a “descriptio (survey) of all England” (in 1086), ...