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The Domesday controversy: A review and a new interpretation

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How and why was Domesday made? These questions matter, partly because the making of Domesday is one of the most remarkable achievements of medieval government, and partly because it is essential to know how Domesday came into being before interpreting its precious contents. However, two basic problems make them difficult to answer. The first is historical: neither Domesday Book itself nor any other near-contemporary document addresses either question directly.2 We have some vital clues, most ...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Peters College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Boydell and Brewer Publisher's website
Journal:
Haskins Society Journal Journal website
Volume:
29
Publication date:
2018-11-01
Acceptance date:
2018-02-02
ISSN:
0963-4959
Pubs id:
pubs:826678
URN:
uri:bcf9e676-a63d-44d8-88a2-ccca8166d59f
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uuid:bcf9e676-a63d-44d8-88a2-ccca8166d59f
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pubs:826678

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