Doomsday book - Recording the First English Census (December 1085 – August 1086) ordered by William the Conqueror

“ In 1085 William I, better known as William the Conqueror, and less well known as William the Bastard, commissioned the Domesday Book, which recorded the first English census.

Page from the Domesday Book for Warwickshire, including listing of Birmingham.

Domesday Book - Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester" is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror. Written in Medieval Latin.

Domesday Book | Domesday game

Domesday Book | Domesday game

Domesday Book is a detailed survey of the land held by William the Conqueror and his people, the earliest surviving public record, and a hugely important historical resource.

Actually compiled in this remarkable book nonetheless is very much a primary source to use in figuring out the century.

The chest holding the Domesday Book © The Domesday Book Online

The Domesday Book: William the Conqueror's Great Legacy

Plunder the ancient 1085 British Domesday book online at http://domesdaymap.co.uk/  An early accounting of people and property available to tax for William the Conquerer.  Art from Domesday-book-1804x972.jpg

Image: The Domesday Book from William Andrews, Historic Byways and Highways of Old England public domain.

Domesday: Book Of Judgement PDF

Domesday: Book Of Judgement PDF

Weston Park Weston Park was first mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was built in 1671 for Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham and was inspired by designs in Palladios First Book of Architecture.

Weston Park Weston Park was first mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was built in 1671 for Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham and was inspired by designs in Palladios First Book of Architecture.

Weston Park Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal Shropshire .Weston Park was first mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was built in 1671 for Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham and was inspired by designs in Palladios First Book of Architecture.

Weston Park Weston-under-Lizard Shifnal Shropshire .Weston Park was first mentioned in the Domesday Book, and was built in 1671 for Lady Elizabeth Wilbraham and was inspired by designs in Palladios First Book of Architecture.

Domesday Book - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Domesday Book - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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