The Domesday Book: William the Conqueror's Great Survey
The Domesday Book: William the Conqueror's Great Survey
WhenMonday, November 4, 2019, 6:45 – 8:45 PM
CategoriesAfter Five, Lectures & Discussions
SponsorSmithsonian Associates
VenueS. Dillon Ripley Center
Event LocationS. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit),
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In 1085, the king of England, William the Conqueror, ordered an inquest be made in every shire, in order to record the totality of resources of the realm. Explore how and why this document, the Domesday Book, came to be and what it reveals about the governance, society, and economy of late 11th-century England with medieval historian Richard Abels.

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