introduction to Domesday book. by R. Welldon Finn

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Published by Longmans in London .

Written in English

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  • Domesday book,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions

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Includes bibliography.

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Paginationxiv, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
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Open LibraryOL13575171M
OCLC/WorldCa399074

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Description. Domesday Book, the famous land and population census held during the time of Edward the Confessor (d. ) and William the Conqueror, is Britain’s oldest public record and the true starting point of English genealogy.

Sometimes these complaints in Domesday Book are both specific and double-sided and include the arguments of litigators and the responses of local witnesses and juries. The survey's Hampshire folios, for example, include a detailed description of a suit between William de Chernet and Picot the Sheriff.

A General Introduction to Domesday Book;: Accompanied by Indexes of the Tenants in Chief, and Under Tenants, at the Time of the Survey: as Well as of the Holders of Lands Mentioned in Domesday Anterior to the Formation of that Record: with an Abstract of the Population of England at the Close of the Reign of William the Conqueror, So Far as the Same is Actually Entered.

Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday—i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is no.

It is time, therefore, that a new introduction to the contents and to the study of Domesday Book should appear. The sheer volume of Domesday Book, and the deceptive monotony of its thousands of entries, are discouraging to the inexperienced.

A General Introduction to Domesday Book Sir Henry Ellis Domesday Book, the famous land and population census held during the time of Edward the Confessor (d.

) and William the Conqueror, is Britain's oldest public record and the true starting point of English genealogy. A General Introduction to Domesday Book: Accompanied by Indexes of the by Henry Ellis, Great Britain Record Commission.

Publication date Topics. Domesday Book Domesday Book is the oldest government record held in The National Archives. In fact there are two Domesday Books – Little Domesday and about England in the 11th century. InKing William I (the Conqueror) wanted to find out about all the land in his new kingdom: who owned which property, who else lived there, how much the land.

Domesday book; or, The great survey of England of William the Conqueror, A.D by Henry James, Domesday book. Publication date Publisher Ordnance survey off Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of.

A General Introduction to Domesday Book: Accompanied by Indexes of the Tenants-in-chief, and Under-tenants, at the Time of the Survey: as Well as of the Holders of Lands Mentioned in Domesday Anterior to the Formation of that Record: with an Abstract of the Population of England at the Close of the Region of William the Conqueror, So Far as the Same is Actually Entered.

A general introduction to Domesday book accompanied by indexes of the tenants in chief, and under tenants at the time of the survey, as well as of the holders of lands mentioned in Domesday anterior to the formation of that record: with an abstract of the population of England at the close of the reign of William the Conqueror, so far as the same is actually entered: illustrated by numerous.

Domesday Book. Domesday Book is the earliest, and by far the most famous, English public record. It is the record of a survey which, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, William the Conqueror ordered to be taken at Christmas ; a survey so thorough that.

THE DOMESDAY BOOK Inquisitio ay Book: Additamenta, p. Latin. [TR Introduction] The first approach to a modern assessment roll or cataster is the well known Domesday existing literature on this remarkable memorial is so extensive, that it has not appeared advisable to quote largely from it.

Introduction to Domesday book. New York, Barnes & Noble [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R Welldon Finn. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Reviews.

User-contributed reviews. The Domesday series is a series of historical mystery novels by Welsh author Edward Marston (Keith Miles). The books follow Ralph Delchard and Gervase Bret, who are two officials who have been commissioned by William the Conqueror (William I of England) to look into some inconsistencies that have arisen while compiling the Domesday Book.

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[], A general introduction to Domesday Book Eyre and Spottiswoode] [London. Wikipedia Citation. Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. A General Introduction To Domesday Book: Accompanied By Indexes Of The Tenants In Chief, And Under Tenants, At The Time Of The Survey, As Wall As Of The Holders Of Lands : In Two Volumes, Volume 2: Ellis, Henry: at: Ciltsiz.

This document has been created by the History Data Service and is based on information supplied by the depositor SN - Electronic Edition of Domesday Book: Translation, Databases and Scholarly Commentary, Bibliography This is not a reading list for Domesday Book and is in no way intended to supplant Bates, A Bibliography of Domesday Book (), which can be supplemented by Hallam.

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states that planning for the survey was conducted inand the book's colophon states the survey was completed in It is not known when exactly Domesday Book was compiled, but the entire copy of Great Domesday appears to have been copied out by one person on parchment (prepared sheepskin), although six scribes seem to have been used for Little Domesday.

Introduction to the Devout Life; Domesday Book. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. The name given to the record of the great survey of England made by order of William the Conqueror in The name first occurs in the famous "Dialogus de Scaccario", a treatise compiled about by Richard Fitznigel, which states that the English called the.

The Domesday Book is the original record or summary of William I’s survey of England. The whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday – i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is no appeal – was in general use by the mid 12 th century.

Why was this survey considered the most remarkable administrative accomplishment. The great domesday book of Ipswich; liber sextus: with an introduction to the entire volume, full notes and a commentary; with a brief account of the earlier little domesday books belonging to the same town ()[Leather Bound] Ipswich (England),Percyvale, Richard, fl.,Evelyn White, Charles Harold, - ed.

General introduction to Domesday book: official copy for the use of His Majesty's commissioners on the public records of the kingdom. These are the sources and citations used to research Domesday book.

This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Tuesday, March 1, Book. Briggs, A. Chartism An Introduction To Domesday Book. Bishopbriggs: Longmans.

Book. Galbraith, V. The making of domesday book - At the Clarendon press - Oxford. Introduction to the Little Domesday Book In the whole of the Domesday Book was conserved and rebound into five volumes.

Little Domesday was made into three volumes comprising one volume for each of its three counties, Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Each page of Little Domesday measured 11 x 8 inches, rather smaller than Great Domesday's 15 x.

Domesday Book is the most complete survey of a pre-industrial society anywhere in the world. It enables us to reconstruct the politics, government, society and economy of 11th-century England with greater precision than is possible for almost any other pre-modern polity.

Given the extent to which our knowledge of our past depends upon it, few. The Domesday Book also left exact records behind which give historians today much data about Norman English life and the first appearance of English names.

At the end of the introduction to volume four pertaining to the "Bolden Book", is a section considered to be the most important work of the supplement; it is from the Laud MSS. The name domesday is a variant of doomsday, meaning day of judgment. See V. Galbraith, The Making of Domesday Book (, repr.

); R. Finn, The Domesday Inquest and the Making of Domesday Book () and Introduction to Domesday Book (); J. Holt, Domesday. A General Introduction to Domesday Book. Sir Henry Ellis. SORRY, YOU'VE REACHED THE END OF THE PREVIEW. RELATED TITLES.

The Great Domesday Book of Ipswich: Liber Sextus: With an Introduction to the Entire Volume, Full Notes and a Commentary; with a Brief Account of the Domesday Books Belonging to the Same Town [Percyvale, Richard, Conant, Thomas Jefferson, Union, American Bible] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Great Domesday Book of Ipswich: Liber Sextus: With an Introduction Author: Richard Percyvale, Thomas Jefferson Conant, American Bible Union. The Domesday Book is actually not one book but two. The first volume (Great Domesday) contains the final summarized record of all the counties surveyed except Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

For these three counties the full, unabbreviated return sent in to Winchester by the commissioners is preserved in the second volume (Little Domesday), which. The Great Domesday Book was separated into two volumes and the Letter Domesday Book into three.

Today they are housed at the National Archives in Kew, London. We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Great Domesday Book": Great Domesday Book – The Millennium Edition facsimile edition, published by Alecto Historical Editions, T he Domesday Book is the result of a record made at the time of William the Conqueror's survey of England in It is the starting point of recorded history for the majority of English villages and towns which are organized by county.

This first English census, considered by some as the most remarkable administrative accomplishment of the Middle Ages, provides a record of English social.

This book, "A general introduction to Domesday book Volume 1," by Henry Ellis, is a replication of a book originally published before It has Jason Hanson14 pins. The Domesday Book: Background Information and images Page 3 Background information to the Domesday Book, ideal for introducing the subject to the class.

Introductory Activity: Domesday Extract Page 6 An interactive introduction to the Domesday Book and the language used at the time. Hands on Activity 1: Carry out a Domesday Survey Page 8.

James F. Morgan’s England under the Norman Occupation is a good introduction to the study of Domesday, and the like may be said of W. de Gray Birch’s Domesday Book. A new epoch in the scientific exploration of the record is marked by the various works of R.W.

Eyton dealing with Dorset, Somerset, Lincoln, and Stafford, especially by the key. Introduction to the Great and Little Domesday Books.

What is the Domesday Book. In King William the Conqueror initiated a great survey of the 37 counties of England and part of north Wales. This survey took only seven months which indicates the efficiency of the administrative and judicial processes in place at the time.

The name domesday is a variant of doomsday, meaning day of judgment. Bibliography. See V. Galbraith, The Making of Domesday Book (, repr. ); R. Finn, The Domesday Inquest and the Making of Domesday Book () and Introduction to Domesday Book (); J. Holt, Domesday Studies ().

Bibliography. —The following are the more important works to be consulted:—R. Kelham, Domesday Book, illustrated (); H. Ellis, General Introduction to Domesday Book (), 2 vols., containing valuable indexes to the names of persons; N.

Hamilton, Inquisitio Cantabrigiensis (), containing the only transcripts of the original returns and the text of the Inquisitio Eliensis. although, once again, the fact that a castle is recorded in Domesday Book is not always noted by King. i. Sir Henry Ellis, An Introduction to Domesday Book (London, ), p.

2II. Hereafter referred to as Ellis. 2. Ellis, p. 3. E. S. Armitage, 'The early Norman castles of .The Boldon Book (also known as the Boldon Buke) contains the results of a survey of the bishopric of Durham that was completed on the orders of Hugh du Puiset, Bishop of Durham, indesigned to assist the administration of the vast diocesan estates.

The survey was similar to that of the Domesday Book in the previous century, covering the bishop's lands in what was to become County Durham.Domesday Book.

The Domesday Book is a manuscript record of the great survey, completed in on orders of William the Conqueror, of much of England and parts of Wales. The aim of the great survey was to determine what or how much each landholder had in land and livestock, and how much it .

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