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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We of course do not know what is in the Doomsday Book because its existence and contents were secret until it was mentioned in the Geithner memoir.
Even before the Merry Men's exploits, the first indication of a settlement at Colwick Park appeared in the Doomsday Book in 1086.
But this isn't a Doomsday book. This is the creative, lyrical voice of an activist.
In Overton Village, the 21 tall, dark yew trees in the church of St Mary date from Medieval times, and the village itself is mentioned in the doomsday book.
My story concerns John de Bermingham, his brother William and his son Walter, three Norman knights resident in Ireland and descended from Richard de Bermingham, recorded in the Doomsday Book as `lord of Bermingeha'.
(or Doomsday Book; ME, domesday, " day of judgment " ; 1086) Latin record of a census and survey of most of England.
The walls of that original fortress are still present - and the Doomsday Book records a manor house on the grounds.
The property, located at Marden, Hereford, is rich in history, with the original dwelling mentioned in the Doomsday book as "La Verne." It was thought to be a hideout for Owen Glendower when fleeing from Henry VI's soldiers at the end of his life.
The ancient 150-acre wood, which was listed in the Doomsday Book, is one of West Yorkshire's largest, remaining semi-natural ancient woods.
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.