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Domesday inquest.

Adolphus Ballard

Domesday inquest.

by Adolphus Ballard

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domesday book,
  • Agriculture -- History -- England,
  • Land tenure -- History -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography by Mrs. Hilary Jenkinson: p. 267-271.

    SeriesThe antiquary"s books
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 289, (1) p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20921133M

    The greater part consists of records obtained from the returns of the Domesday Inquest, covering Somerset, Cornwall, Devon (incomplete), Dorset (incomplete) and one entry for Wiltshire. Most entries have identical counterparts in Great Domesday. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    It is not known when exactly Domesday Book was compiled, but the entire copy of Great Domesday appears to have been copied out by one person on parchment (prepared sheepskin), although six scribes seem to have been used for Little Domesday. Writing in , David Roffe argued that the inquest (survey) and the construction of the book were two. The Domesday Book - compiled in - is one of the few historical records whose name is familiar to most people in this country. The Ely Inquest lists the questions asked by the.

    Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ballard, Adolphus. Domesday inquest. London, Methuen & Co. [] (OCoLC) The Domesday Inquest | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.


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Domesday Book was 'unrelated to the concerns which launched the inquest in It seems to have been compiled, probably under the supervision of Rannulf Flambard, from the records of the inquest after and is best interpreted as a response to the revolt, and consequent tenurial chaos, of ' (p.

ix). The book is structured as follows. I propose that the Domesday inquest and the production of Domesday Book were two different and distinct activities. The one, the inquest commissioned by William the Conqueror, was a response to the threat of invasion from Denmark in and tackled the shortcomings in taxation and defence that the crisis had brought to light.

V.H. Galbraith, The making of Domesday Book (), has been the standard work on the Domesday Inquest for the past generation and remains the best introduction to the subject though many of its conclusions have recently been challenged by David Roffe, Domesday: the Inquest and the Book ().

Domesday Book was a land register drawn up by one of the greatest (and most hated) medieval administrators for administrative purposes. The Domesday inquest, by contrast, was commissioned by William the Conqueror in and was an enterprise of a different order.

Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I ’s survey of England. By contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday—i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is. For over thirty years scholarly attention has been fixed on those shadowy written records lurking behind Domesday Book.

Galbraith, Peter Sawyer, Sally Harvey, H. Clarke, and David Roffe have brought to light the mass of written evidence used in the making of Domesday; and their investigations have sharpened our understanding of the workings of eleventhcentury government and clarified Author: Robin Fleming. The word satellite is a modern coinage, used to refer to the large body of Inquest materials which contributed to the making of Domesday Book, Domesday inquest.

book as the Liber Exoniensis, the Inquisitio Comitatus Cantabrigiensis, the Inquisitio Eliensis, the Yorkshire Summary, and satellites from Bath, Canterbury, Evesham and Worcester among others. with Domesday Book - 'the mystique of the book' - has caused most scholars to ignore the possibility that the Domesday inquest and production of Domesday Book might have been separate exercises.

Chapter 2 turns to land tenure, title, and the problem of tenurial continuity between and Much of his work, however, has focused on the inquest as an instrument of government. He is, with Professor Edmund King, co-director of the Sheffield Hundred Rolls Project, which aims to edit unpublished verdicts from various thirteenth-century inquests, but his main area of study has been Domesday.

This volume is now known as Great Domesday Book. The scribe probably began in late summer while results from the inquest were still coming in. Scholars estimate it would have taken at least a year to write. It is possible that news of William’s death, on 9 Septemberbrought the scribe’s work to an abrupt : Ellie Cawthorne.

Domesday Book was a land register drawn up by one of the greatest (and most hated) medieval administrators for administrative purposes. The Domesday inquest, by contrast, was commissioned by William the Conqueror in and was an enterprise of a different : David Roffe.

Domesday: The Inquest and the Book. Book Title:Domesday: The Inquest and the Book. Domesday Book is the oldest and most precious of the public records, but historians still disagree on its purpose.

In arguing that the writing of Domesday Book was no part of the Domesday survey, this book proposed a solution to a riddle that will change our. Domesday Book was a land register drawn up byone of the greatest (and most hated) medieval administrators for administrative purposes.

The Domesday inquest, by contrast, was commissioned by William the Conqueror in and was an enterprise of a different order. Roffe has argued (Domesday: the Inquest and the Book, ; rev.

ante, cxvi [], –9) that inquest and book were distinct. He restates his view here (pp. 1–2) that the inquest was ‘an investigative and consultative process’ to meet the logistical challenges in the face of a threatened Danish invasion, and that Domesday Book came later.

Domesday: The Inquest and the Book 1st Edition by David Roffe (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Roffe Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

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Adolphus Cited by: 9. Domesday Book is the oldest and most precious of the public records, but historians still disagree on its purpose. In arguing that the writing of Domesday Book was no part of the Domesday survey, this book proposed a solution to a riddle that will change our perception of.

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Domesday Book (/ ˈ d uː m z d eɪ / or / ˈ d oʊ m z d eɪ /), [1] [2] now held at The National Archives, Kew, in South West London, is the record of the great survey of much of England and parts of Wales completed in The survey was executed for William I of England (William the Conqueror): "While spending the Christmas time of in Gloucester, William had deep speech with his.

The Liber Exoniensis or Exon Domesday is a composite land and tax register associated with the Domesday Survey ofcovering much of Southwest England. It contains a variety of administrative materials concerning the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and sole surviving copy is MS in the Exeter Cathedral Library.

Despite the unabated interest in, and studies of, the Domesday inquest and the documents that resulted from it, there remains a lack of scholarly agreement on the purpose for either the inquest or the texts.

The contributors to Domesday Now have come to the consensus that the way forward is through a new critical edition of Domesday. Their Author: David Roffe.Domesday Book: an engraving published in Great Domesday (the larger volume) and Little Domesday (the smaller volume), in their bindings, lying on their older "Tudor" bindings.