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Domesday project

British Broadcasting Corporation.

Domesday project

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by British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Published by BBC. in London .
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The Domesday Book was commissioned in December by William the Conqueror, who invaded England in The first draft was completed in August and contained records settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees (the border with Scotland at the time). Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey of England completed in , executed for William the Conqueror. The survey was similar to a census by a government of today. William needed information about the country he had just conquered so he could administer it. While spending the Christmas of in Gloucester, .

The Project Gutenberg eBook, Domesday Book and Beyond, by Frederic William Maitland. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at THE DOMESDAY BOOK Inquisitio ay Book: Additamenta, p. Latin. [TR Introduction] The first approach to a modern assessment roll or cataster is the well known. Domesday existing literature on this remarkable memorial is so extensive, that it has not appeared advisable to quote largely from it.

  The folios of Northamptonshire in Domesday Book. Uploaded by the Open Domesday project, released under CC-BY-SA by Professor . Subtenant Editorial status. Edward, king, fl. Harold, earl, fl. Stigand, archbishop of Canterbury (–, d. ) Eadgyth, queen (aka Queen.


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Domesday project by British Broadcasting Corporation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This formed the basis of the BBC Domesday project. Domesday project book modern Domesday was compiled between and and published in with over a million Domesday project book participating in the project. People (especially school children) supplied articles about local geography, social issues and daily life across the UK.

See also: The Hull Project, Domesday Facts, Domesday Book, Bibliography, Links This site contains resources for students, scholars, or anyone interested in exploring Domesday Book. The material contained here is the work of the research and development team, and is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution International License.

However, in the case of the Domesday Project, it was the tech that doomed it. The premise was straightforward enough - create a 20th century version of William the Conqueror's year-old page. Domesday86 is a project that aims to recreate the experience of the original BBC Domesday project using modern hardware and software.

On this site you will find a growing collection of documentation for the original Acorn/BBC Domesday project as well as details of the Domesday86 project itself.

The BBC Domesday Reloaded blog is the place to explore, share, reminisce and comment on stories from the national project - from both to present day. Digital Domesday Book lasts 15 years not But 16 years after it was created, the £ million BBC Domesday Project has achieved an unexpected and unwelcome status: it is now unreadable.

Domesday records the heads of families, so the total population was probably around five times larger. Other households are sometimes noted, including priests, widows, burgesses (townspeople), and Frenchmen (probably a local military presence).

For more information, see the Hull Domesday Project's guide to the peasantry and occupations. Virtually every estate in Domesday Book was assessed for taxes and other public such taxes and obligations were land taxes, the hide, for instance, being both an estimate of area - acres - and the tax due from that area.

The terminology of taxation therefore overlaps with that for land measurement and is often ambiguous. Albury in Domesday Book. Arable land was recorded in different units, including: Ploughlands, carucates, hides: A ploughland (terra carucis or carucata) was the area that could be ploughed by eight oxen in a lly around acres, though the area varied depending on.

The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record. Find out how to search for your town or village, and how to access images of Domesday along with an English translation, using our research guide.

Learn more about out why and how Domesday was created, and how to interpret it, in ‘Discover Domesday’; discover what life was like in 11th. You will get a pdf copy of Part I and Part II of the campaign plus pdf's of the "Manor Guide" and the "Three Dales" Book.

All will be sent as soon as they are completed. Includes: A pdf of Part I of the Domesday Campaign A pdf of Part II of the Domesday Campaign A pdf of the "Manor Guide" A pdf of the "Three Dales" book Less.

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 no appeal—was in general use by the midth.

"The BBC Domesday Project was a partnership between Acorn Computers, Philips, Logica and the BBC (with some funding from the European Commission's ESPRIT programme) to mark the th anniversary.

Domesday Book The Domesday Book was a survey designed to record everything that people owned in England. It was ordered by William the Conqueror (the winner of the recent Battle of Hastings) so that William could determine how much money in taxes he could raise and to give William a better sense of the territory he had just conquered.

Above are two sets of data that were gathered by school children in for what was called the Domesday Project. This project took place throughout the U.K. celebrating $$ years since the Domesday Book. You can find out more about it here. So, in the data you see what two schools found out about the pets owned by some of the children.

The Domesday Project (spelt Doomsday Project by some) was a collaboration between the BBC, Acorn Computers, Philips and Logica to create a digital and updated version of the Domesday book.

Now, though, I've been contacted about another exciting Domesday project. Anna Powell-Smith e-mailed me to tell me that she had taken the original Domesday Book, the survey carried out for William.

Exon: The Domesday Survey of South-West England is an edition, translation, facsimile, description and resource for the study of Exeter Cathedral Library MS (Exon Domesday), the earliest extant manuscript of the Conqueror's project explores how and why the Domesday survey was made.

This project website includes a complete digital facsimile and. The Domesday Book, a inventory of English life composed by Norman monks, can be easily read by anyone who can understand the Old English.

The BBC Domesday project, a digital archive of contemporary British life created to mark the th anniversary of the original Domesday Book, became essentially unreadable within a few years.

The folios of Shropshire in Domesday Book. Uploaded by the Open Domesday project, released under CC-BY-SA by Professor John Palmer and George Slater. For an. J. Morris, general ed., Domesday Book (35 county volumes (including the Boldon Book) and 3 volumes of indexes; Chichester, ) The English translations for the Great Domesday counties, together with images of the Latin text, are available in searchable form on CD, known as Domesday Explorer, published by Phillimore and Co.The Domesday project book.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Two items are recorded on the Beresford’s Lost Villages website: a reference to the entries in the Domesday Book Phillimore editions, and the minimum number of individuals that are recorded as belonging to that manor.

The data for these sections were derived from the Domesday Explorer Project which was based at the University of Hull.