Domesday book

Uncover the intriguing story behind the Domesday Book, a remarkable record of medieval England. Discover its significance and how it shaped the nation's history.
Domesday Book, illustration from William Andrews’s Historic Byways and Highways of Old England, 1900. Book Lovers, Lord, Old Books, Books, Vintage, Book Images, Book Worms, Fiction, Book Drawing

Anglo-Saxon law, the body of legal principles that prevailed in England from the 6th century until the Norman Conquest (1066). In conjunction with Scandinavian law and the so-called barbarian laws (leges barbarorum) of continental Europe, it made up the body of law called Germanic law. Anglo-Saxon law was written in the vernacular and was relatively free of the Roman influence found in continental laws that were written in Latin. Roman influence on Anglo-Saxon law was indirect and exerted…

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Edgar Nodnun