Towns and Villages of Norman England Through 900 Years
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Book Description Arrow Books Ltd. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 96 pages. The Domesday Book is listed as Document Number 1 at the Public Record Office in London, and is still a working manuscript, cited regularly in court. Few people know how the survey was made 900 years ago. or why it is so important to our understanding of English history. Even fewer people appreciate what a wealth of information and lively detail it contains. It tells us. for example, who paid his taxes in salt, and who in sesters of honey-, it sets down the number of Robert Make's mother's pigs. It records that the maker of bad beer would be punished by the dung stool, that the Count of Mortain exchanged a manor for a castle, and how one sheriff paid for his daughter's lessons in gold embroidery.Over 400 towns and villages specially selected for their intriguing historyOver 100 line drawingsLavish colour photographsIndex. Bookseller Inventory # 11755
Book Description Arrow Books Ltd, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099458004