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Author Name    Erskine, 'R. W. H.; Williams, Ann (editors)

Title   The Story of Domesday Book

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Fine

Edition   Reprint

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   United Kingdom Phillimore 2003

ISBN Number    1860772730 / 9781860772733

Seller ID   0049853

First published in 1987, this collection of specialist studies on Domesday Book has now been reprinted. Some of the most familiar names in Domesday studies examine the production of Domesday, its manuscripts, scribes and annotations as well as assess what this unique document reveals about Anglo-Norman society, economy and government. The sixteen papers, therefore, include historical and archaeological studies as well as those which focus on the Book itself. Contents: The geography of Domesday England (H C Darby); How land was held before and after the Norman Conquest (Ann Wiiliams); The life of the manor (Barbara F Harvey); Agriculture in laete Anglo-Saxon England (Helen Clarke); The archaeology of the Domesday Vill (David Austin); The Domesday boroughs (G H Martin); 11th-century communications (G H Martin); Parish churches in the 11th century (John Blair); The castles of the Conquest (R Allen Brown); The monetary system under William I (Philip Grierson); Weights and measures (Philip Grierson); The economics of Domesday England (John McDonald and G D Snooks); Apparent repetitions in Domesday Books (Ann Williams); The Great and Little Domesday manuscripts (Michael Gullick); Marginal notes and signs in Domesday Book (Caroline Thorn); Annotations in Domesday Book since 1100 (Elizabeth M Hallam) . The book begins with an introduction to Domesday Book by H R Loyn while three appendices discuss the marginalia of Domesday Book, its textual abbreviations and its arrangement of folios.

DOMESDAY HISTORY GREAT BRITAIN

Price = 8.00 USD



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