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Domesday inquest and the making of Domesday book

R. Welldon Finn

Domesday inquest and the making of Domesday book

by R. Welldon Finn

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Published by Longmans in [London] .
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    Subjects:
  • Domesday book.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

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    Statement[by] R. Welldon Finn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 201 p.
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14309450M

    Domesday: book of judgement provides a unique study of the extraordinary eleventh-century survey, the Domesday Book. Sally Harvey depicts the Domesday Book as the written evidence of a potentially insecure conquest successfully transforming itself, by a combination of administrative insight and military might, into a permanent establishment. The Domesday Book. This section contains: Compiling the Domesday Book - how the information was gathered and what can be found in the Domesday volumes ; Contents - explore records for towns and villages from the Domesday Book ; Landowners - information about the landowners featured in the records of the Domesday Book ; Domesday history - events in the Domesday .

    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. The Liber Exoniensis or Exon Domesday is a composite land and tax register associated with the Domesday Survey of , covering 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 : folios, single column.

      Although the Domesday Book is not commonly read as an accounting document, it is argued that aspects of Domesday illustrate the concepts of accountability, decision-making and control. American Accounting Association, (), "Committee on Accounting History", The Accounting Review, Vol (Suppl.).Cited by: The ‘Making of Domesday Book’ is usually represented in something like the following way. It started with existing administrative documents and possibly a survey of the king’s lands. These records were then brought together in the open sessions of the Domesday inquest in regional centres where lords provided an account of their lands.


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Domesday inquest and the making of Domesday book by R. Welldon Finn Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is now forty years since Galbraith published the Making of Domesday Book. Since then his thesis has been refined in various ways, but there has been no serious challenge to his central propositions: that the object of the Domesday survey was to produce Domesday Book, and that the purpose of the whole enterprise must be inferred from Domesday Book itself.

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 ().

The modern study of Domesday Book and the Domesday Inquest begins with J.H. Round, Feudal England () who argued that the key to though his views were largely superseded by those of V.H.

Galbraith, The making of Domesday Book ().Galbraith originally sketched his ideas in 'The making of Domesday Book', English Historical Review, vol.

57 (), pagesand. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finn, R. Welldon (Rex Welldon). Domesday inquest and the making of Domesday book. London: Longmans. Domesday Book is thus our oldest 'public record' and the true starting-point of English administrative history.

The example set by the Conqueror was followed by his successors, and it is reasonable to suppose that the Domesday Inquest was the precedent and exemplar for those recurring special inquiries with which our history is punctuated to.

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 Roffe rejects the. Get this from a library. The domesday inquest and the making of domesday book. [R Welldon Finn]. The Domesday Inquest Hardcover – January 1, by R.

Welldon Finn (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: R. Welldon Finn. In the words of V. Galbraith, Domesday Book embodies the whole business of the Domesday inquest.

This, the notion of a single integrated process, looks well-founded and it is a perception that has coloured almost all work on 'the Making of Domesday Book'. Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of 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 no appeal—was in general use by the midth century.

The World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in 11th century England. The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record.

Domesday is now available online, and you can search for your town or village, and download images of Domesday along with an English translation of the entry. You can also access the Discover Domesday.

The generally accepted version of the making of Domesday Book. summarized above, draws a clear distinction between the actual inquest, now dated beyond controversy asand the secondary process by which the Winchester clerks rearranged the 'Domesday rolls' in book form, under the names of the holders of land.

The famous colophon to Little. The monks of Ely later remembered him as “a hungry lion, a prowling wolf, a crafty fox, a filthy pig, a shameless dog,” and to judge from the number of challenges to his title registered in Domesday Book, they said as much at the : Ellie Cawthorne.

Domesday book - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. The Domesday inquest and the making of Domesday book - Longmans - London.

In-text: (Finn, ) Your Bibliography: Finn, R., The Domesday Inquest And The Making Of Domesday Book. London: Longmans. Book. Finn, R. An Introduction to Domesday Book. The name domesday is a variant of doomsday, meaning day of judgment. See V. Galbraith, The Making of Domesday Book (, repr.

); R. Finn, The Domesday Inquest and the Making of Domesday Book () and Introduction to Domesday Book (); J. Holt, Domesday Studies (). Produced at amazing speed in the years after the Conquest, the Domesday Book provides a vivid picture of late 11th-century England. Find out how it was compiled, and.

A county by county edition of the Farley transcript, together with a translation, can be found in Domesday Book, ed J Morris and others (Phillimore, Chichester, ).The most recent and radical re-assessment of the survey and Domesday Book itself is in D Roffe, Domesday: the Inquest and the Book (OUP, ).

Unpublished finding aids. DOMESDAY BOOK, or simply Domesday, the record of the great survey of England executed for William the Conqueror. We learn from the English Chronicle that the scheme of this survey was discussed and determined in the Christmas assembly ofand from the colophon of Domesday Book that the survey (descriptio) was completed in But.

The name domesday is a variant of doomsday, meaning day of judgment. Bibliography. See V. Galbraith, The Making of Domesday Book (, repr. ); R. Finn, The Domesday Inquest and the Making of Domesday Book () and Introduction to Domesday Book (); J. Holt, Domesday Studies ().

Domesday Book. While this book, for lack of space, does not pretend to make anything but occasional glances backwards or forwards from the time of the Inquest, it is as well to remember that it is impossible altogether to isolate Domesday Book.

Part I, “The Making of Domesday Book,” begins with an examination of “The English Context: The ‘Book of Winchester’ and the Domus Dei.” As in the author’s earlier articles, considerable emphasis is placed on record-making and record-keeping beforeand the contribution of such records to the Domesday : John Hudson.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 inDavid Roffe argued that the inquest (survey) and the construction of the book were two.Exon Domesday, the book of Exeter, turns out to be one of many surveys done for what's called the Domesday inquest. It was a list of questions designed to find out who owned what in south west England.

Dr David Roffe Historians have confused two completely different events. The Domesday inquest, which took place inproduced documents like.