Historian tells new story about England’s venerated ‘Domesday book’ — The Archaeology News Network

Nearly a thousand years ago, a famous king created a famous book, later given the title “Domesday” (pronounced “doomsday”). “Great Domesday Book” (above, in two volumes) and “Little Domesday Book” (below, in three volumes) [Credit: The National Archives (UK)]At least that’s been the common story: William the Conqueror, 20 years after his 1066 invasion of…

via Historian tells new story about England’s venerated ‘Domesday book’ — The Archaeology News Network

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