Domesday Book

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record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror

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Domesday will be the centrepiece of the British Library's Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms exhibition, to run from October 19 to February 19, 2019.
The Domesday Chest, which housed the Domesday Book, inset, from 1500 onwards, on display at The National Archives in Kew, London, before the book is loaned to Lincoln Castle Jonathan Brady
Domesday Book's rider Andrew Lynch could be in for a profitable afternoon as he is also on Fine Rightly in the Foxrock Handicap Chase (2.
That census was completed by 1086, the Domesday Book was complete and the king had all the information he wanted.
The Leek Wootton estate - which was mentioned in the Domesday Book - totals around 61 acres of grounds including 21 acres of woodland, tennis courts and a variety of buildings, next to The Warwickshire Golf and Country Club.
Now a stone bench has been added to the square inscribed with Farnley's entry from the Domesday Book, which was compiled in 1086.
While acknowledging the lack of reliable written sources for the study of the early medieval period, Williams has nonetheless successfully used codes, charters, and Domesday Book to develop an understanding of the various levels of social standing within the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms prior to the Norman Invasion.
In 1986, 900 years after William the Conqueror's original Domesday Book, the BBC launched its Domesday Project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations.
The village appears in Domesday Book, suffered from the Black Death, witnessed Lollardy, the Reformation, the Civil Wars, enclosures, and expanded in the nineteenth century.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A modern Domesday Book has revealed that in new-look Britain, strip-clubs and bookmakers will be replacing pubs and police stations.
It may well be that the government of Kenya has the very best of intentions and truly wants to slow the spread of HIV and save lives, but they might want to consider repealing that fourteen-year prison stint before embarking on their Gay Domesday Book.
She is particularly well equipped to read the evidence of pre-Conquest English landholdings from Domesday Book, but she also uses legal tracts, narrative sources, charter records, and, usefully, contextualises these with the recent work undertaken on the material culture of late Anglo-Saxon England, such as the metalwork, textiles and settlement archaeology.
English Heritage recently completed the first phase of a Domesday Book of the threatened parts of our cities, towns and the countryside entitled Heritage at Risk.
The Domesday Book, the oldest public record in the UK, has been made into a database which can viewed on the Internet free of charge.
Chapters also look at the Domesday jurors, and names and ethnicity in Anglo-Norman England.