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Richard fitzNigel's view of Domesday Book is perhaps understandable in the context of the burgeoning Common Law of the reign of Henry II (r.
But because the Domesday Book can still be used in British courts for property disputes, online access is probably worth a whole lot more.
In the accounting history literature, Godfrey and Hooper [1996] have convincingly argued that aspects of Domesday Book, the results of a survey commissioned by William the Conqueror, illustrate the concepts of accountability, decision-making and control.
The Survey and compilation of Domesday Book took about twenty months, from Christmas 1085 to the death of William in September 1087.
King William's great inquest of 108e and the enormous Domesday Book that it produced have probably generated more enduring scholarly comment than any other event and document in English history, more even than King John's sealing of Magna Carta on the field of Runnymede.
When Gruffydd ap Llywelyn recovered the region in the eleventh century, English farmers must have paid the same kind of render to their new master; and the custom survived the further conquests of north-east Wales by the Normans in the 1070s, to be noted and written down in 1086 by the compilers of Domesday Book.
Lordships and baronies are some of Europe's oldest titles, dating back to the Domesday Book, which recorded a land survey for William the Conqueror in 1086.
Combining the Domesday Book data with a variety of auxiliary assumptions, Snooks estimates the GDP per capita for England in 1086, finding it "about the same as that for India in the mid-nineteenth century" [p.
Relying on a computerized version of the Domesday book, William the Conqueror's precocious land survey, Fleming enhances the picture of the process of dividing up England after 1066.
Among his later collections of verse are Songs and Satires (1916), Starved Rock (1919), Domesday Book (1920), The Serpent in the Wilderness (1933), Poems of People (1936), and Illinois Poems (1941).
Other similar records were often called the Domesday Book of a given locality; E.
The National Archives has one of the largest archival collections in the world, spanning 1000 years of British history, from the Domesday Book to newly released government papers.