Domesday Book

The Domesday Book was commissioned in December 1085 by William the Conqueror, who invaded England in 1066. The first draft was completed in August 1086 and contained records for 13,418 settlements in the English counties south of the rivers Ribble and Tees (the border with Scotland at the time).

Find out more at The Domesday Book online.

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  1. Beryl Roger Woodman II says:

    Who was the man named Wudman in the book?

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