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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If copies of the Doomsday Book sat in the offices of every lawyer for every major financial firm, those firms would be able to restructure their holdings in periods of distress in ways that might make it easier (or harder, depending on the firm's objectives) for the Fed to intervene in a future crisis.
Penistone has much to offer in ways of history and culture with the town been listed in the Doomsday Book.
The earliest mill in the area is recorded in the Doomsday Book in 1086AD at Ghisburg.
My lovely wife always tries to chivvy me up and get me enthused with brilliantly-conceived pressies (more of that later) and cakes sporting candles, but as I'm nearly as old as an oak tree recorded in the Doomsday Book, I find it increasingly difficult.
Then I found a book called the Doomsday Book of Animals, about extinct species, and the first thing I saw was the creature first called a penguin.
Then I found a book called the Doomsday Book of Animals, about extinct species, and the first thing I saw was the creature originally called a penguin, although it turned out to be a great auk, which is now extinct.
This information was to be entered into the Domesday, or Doomsday Book.
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).
The Grade II building is a 17th century former vicarage, monastery and family home and was mentioned in the Doomsday Book in 1086.
Stephen Guy, chairman of the West Derby Society, said: "West Derby is older than Liverpool, being included in the Doomsday Book.
SALFORD is the birthplace of actors Robert Powell and Albert Finney, depicted in many Lowry paintings and even mentioned in the Doomsday Book.