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Published by Alecto Historical Editions in London .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination31 indices in case ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21561668M

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Domesday Book covers all of England except the northern areas. Though invariably called Domesday Book, in the singular, it in fact consists of two volumes quite different from each other. Volume I (Great Domesday) contains the final summarized record of all the counties surveyed except Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk. The Great Domesday Book, which records 31 of these counties, ends abruptly at East Anglia, perhaps due to the death of the king in Organizing a Vast Kingdom. The Greater Domesday Book was written, for the most part, by a single scribe with . For the manuscript and scribe of Great Domesday, see Alexander R. Rumble, 'The palaeography of the Domesday manuscripts', Domesday Book: a reassessment, edited by Peter H. Sawyer (), pages , and 'The Domesday manuscripts: scribes and scriptoria', Domesday studies, edited by J.C. Holt (), pages ; Michael Gullick and Caroline. "Its name 'Domesday', the book of the day of judgment, attests the awe with which the work has always been regarded. The earliest names accorded to it 'the King's book' and 'the great book of Winchester', where it was first kept, in the royal treasury, were displaced as early as the twelfth century by a title which recalled the wonder with which the subjugated English had seen their .

  Domesday Book is one of the most famous documents in English history—and arguably in world available in one volume, here is the complete, authoritative translation from the original Latin, together with an index of places and a glossary of terms by: [Great] Burstead was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Barstable and the county of Essex. It had a recorded population of households in , putting it in the largest 20% of settlements recorded in Domesday. Domesday Book is actually composed of two volumes, with here shown the larger of the two, the Great Domesday book. Compiled in CE by William the Conqueror as a survey of land and property ownership across Norman England. (National Archives, London, UK). For the Domesday scribe, see Michael Gullick, 'The Great and Little Domesday manuscripts, Domesday Book: studies, edited by Ann Williams and R.W.H. Erskine (), pages ; for the Warenne entries, Chris P. Lewis, 'The earldom of Surrey and the date of Domesday Book', Historical Research, vol. 63 (), pages ; for the 'master-mind.

Little Domesday is the first draft or ‘circuit summary’ covering the counties of Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Because the information from Little Domesday was never entered into Great Domesday, Little Domesday was kept as the final record for East Anglia. Another related document, called Exon Domesday, survives at Exeter Cathedral. In Domesday Book. Volume I (Great Domesday) contains the final summarized record of all the counties surveyed except Essex, Norfolk, and these three counties the full, unabbreviated return sent in to Winchester by the commissioners is preserved in volume II (Little Domesday), which, for some reason, was never. 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: Author: Richard Percyvale, Thomas Jefferson Conant, American Bible Union. Domesday Book was an item of great interest to the antiquarian movement of the 18th century. This was the age of the county history, with many accounts of the English shires being published at this time, and Domesday Book, as a property record of early date that happened to be arranged by county, was a major source for the medieval history of.