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Decoding Domesday

by David Roffe

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Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Europe,
  • History / Medieval,
  • World history

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8950558M
    ISBN 101843833077
    ISBN 109781843833079

    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. In , King 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 (/ ˈ d uː m z d eɪ / or US: / ˈ d oʊ m z d eɪ /; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in by order of King William the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states. Then, at the midwinter [], was the king in Gloucester with his council.

    Domesday chest, the German-style iron-bound chest of c in which Domesday Book was kept in the 17th and 18th centuries. Custodial history Edit. Domesday Book was preserved from the late 11th to the beginning of the 13th centuries in the royal Treasury at Winchester (the Norman kings' capital). It was often referred to as the "Book" or "Roll" of Winchester. Booktopia has Decoding Domesday by David Roffe. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Decoding Domesday online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

    Domesday Book (/ ˈ d uː m z d eɪ / or US / ˈ d oʊ m z d eɪ /; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in by order of King William the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states. While spending the Christmas time of in Gloucester, William had deep speech with his counsellors and. Domesday Book encompasses two independent works (in, originally, two physical volumes). These were "Little Domesday" (covering Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex), and "Great Domesday" (covering much of the remainder of England and parts of Wales‍—‌except for lands in the north which later became Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, and the County Palatine of Durham).


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Decoding Domesday/5(4). The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret. This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England.

Decoding Domesday is a monumental piece of scholarship. It Author: David Roffe. Decoding Domesday David Roffe. The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret. This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England.

In particular, it overturns the. This book will [.] be essential reading for anyone interested in Domesday studies. Decoding Domesday is a monumental piece of scholarship.

It is beautifully produced as Boydell and Brewer books are these days. SPECULUM. Decoding Domesday. Book Description: The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret.

This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England. Domesday Book was. The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret.

This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England. In particular, it overturns the general assumption that the Domesday inquest was a comprehensive survey of lords.

Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of England. By 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.

Decoding Domesday In further pursuit of my Domesday project, I have been reading one of the ‘big academic’ names in the subject, David Roffe, or at least, one of his books: Hence the Domesday Book itself is incomplete as a survey of all England (aside from.

DECODING DOMESDAY. In Domesday: the Inquest and the Book (DIB) I challenged a consensus of years standing that the production of Domesday Book was the aim of the Domesday h a radical re-examination of the Domesday texts and the nature of the inquest, I argued that the inquiry of was a different enterprise from that of the book, the one being a communal.

Domesday Book: an engraving published in Great Domesday (the larger volume) and Little Domesday (the smaller volume), in their bindings, lying on their older "Tudor" bindings. Decoding Domesday book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of En /5. David Roffe's previous book (rev. ante, cxvi [], –9) proposed a radical reappraisal of the purpose of Domesday Book.

The present volume reviews the subse. Why should it need decoding. The basics of its creation have always appeared reassuringly clear. From the mid twelfth century the production of Domesday Book was seen as the aim of the survey or inquest which William the Conqueror (r. ) commissioned in his Christmas court at Gloucester in Decoding Domesday.

The basics of Domesday Book have always appeared reassuringly clear. So, why should it need decoding. From the mid twelfth century the production of Domesday Book was seen as the aim of the survey or inquest commissioned by William the Conqueror () in his Christmas court at Gloucester in Decoding Domesday.

[David Roffe] -- New light is shed on the motives and objectives for the compiling of the still-mysterious Domesday Book, revolutionising our understanding of the period. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for.

Decoding Domesday pdf "Decoding Domesday proposes a reassessment of Domesday Book which has profound implications for an understanding of the society and economy of medieval England. Hitherto all modern accounts of the period have assumed that the Domesday inquest was a comprehensive survey of lords and their lands and that it thus reveals the.

Decoding Domesday, by David Roffe (Woodbridge: Boydell P., ; pp. £50). David Roffe's previous book (rev. ante, cxvi [], ­9) proposed a radical reappraisal of the purpose of Domesday Book.

The present volume reviews the subsequent debate, and considers in greater detail the implications for the uses to which the social and economic data in Domesday may be put.

Many. The first online copy of Domesday Book of search for your town or village in Domesday Book, find population and tax records, and see the original Domesday folios free online.

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Domesday Book (Wilhelm Erobrerens Jordebog) var normannernes grundlag for skatteopkrævning i England, de erobrede 20 år tidligere ().Der er nok tale om en matrikel, men langt fra så detaljeret og fuldstændig som i hedder på middelalderlatin Liber de Winlonia (dansk: Winchester-bogen), men blev i folkemunde kaldt fik sit navn i tallet, "fordi dens.For more detail, see R.R.

Darlington, 'Introduction to the Wiltshire Domesday', Victoria History of the county of Wiltshire, vol. 2, edited by R.B. Pugh and E. Crittall (), pages ; James Campbell, 'Some agents and agencies of the late Anglo-Saxon state', in Domesday studies, edited by J.C.

Holt (Woodbridge, ), pages ; and.David Roffe is the author of Decoding Domesday ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), Domesday Now ( avg rating, 1 rating, 2 reviews /5(4).