Doomsday Book


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Doomsday Book:

see Domesday BookDomesday Book
, record of a general census of England made (1085–86) by order of William I (William the Conqueror). The survey ascertained the economic resources of most of the country for purposes of more accurate taxation.
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There was a warm welcome to the development from locals, who are keen to give people with a close connection to the area an opportunity to buy in the historic village, which is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and has evidence of occupation dating back to the Bronze Age.
PICTURED in April 1985, these school pupils were taking part in a history project to compile a Doomsday Book.
Award-winning science fiction author Connie Willis was recently inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame for such critically acclaimed novels as Doomsday Book (1992) and To Say Nothing of the Dog (1998).
The village of Foleshill, albeit spelt slightly different, is actually mentioned in the doomsday book and the evangelical church of St Laurence, on the Old Church Road, is one of the oldest in the city having been originally built in the 14th century.
She became involved after the company dedicated one of its projects - creating facsimiles of the Doomsday Book - to her.
I SEE Jewel Staite has been looking through the archives concerning the royal family and given us all a lesson in history dating back as far the Doomsday Book, (Letters, April 30).
SALFORD is the birthplace of actors Robert Powell and Albert Finney, depicted in many Lowry paintings and even mentioned in the Doomsday Book.
His achievements include winning the Battle of Hastings, commissioning the Doomsday Book and building the Tower of London.
The plan is to then make this open for public viewing - a kind of electronic Doomsday Book.
The Grade II building is a 17th century former vicarage, monastery and family home and was mentioned in the Doomsday Book in 1086.