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domesday of crown lands a study of the legislation, surveys, and sales of royal estates under the Commonwealth by Sidney Joseph Madge

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Crown lands -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Sidney J. Madge.
SeriesReprints of economic classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD594 .M3 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 499 p.
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5551969M
LC Control Number67031560

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Domesday carefully records the owners of each manor (estate) in , as these were the people liable for tax. All land was ultimately owned by the Crown, but held by lords, who provided military resources or tax in return. Tenant-in-chief in The main landholders listed in Domesday Book. Either King William himself, or one of around 1,   Domesday Book is one of the most famous documents in English history—and arguably in world available in one volume, here is the complete, authoritative translation from the original Latin, together with an index of places and a glossary of terms by: The Domesday of crown lands: a study of the legislation, surveys, and sales of royal estates under the Commonwealth. Get this from a library! The Domesday of crown lands; a study of the legislation, surveys, and sales of royal estates under the commonwealth,. [Sidney Joseph Madge].

The Domesday of Crown Lands: A Study of the Legislation, Surveys, and Sales of Royal Estates under the Commonwealth MADGE Sidney J Published by New York: Augustus M. Kelley (Reprints of Economic Classics), reprint, () ()Book Edition: 1st Edition. The Domesday of Crown Lands: A Study of the Legislation, Surveys, and Sales of Royal Estates under the Commonwealth by S J Madge Before I purchase a copy of the above book, wondered if anyone has seen it and does it contain detailed information re Land Sales, in particular re Cowbit, Lincolnshire. Many thanks Spendlove. Domesday Book encompasses two independent works: "Little Domesday" (covering Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex) and "Great Domesday" (covering much of the remainder of England and parts of Wales— except for lands in the north which later became Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, and the County Palatine of Durham).No surveys were made of the City of London and Winchester, probably due to. Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was the record of the great survey of England completed in , executed for William the Conqueror. The survey was similar to a census by a government of today. William needed information about the country he had just conquered so he could administer it. While spending the Christmas of in Gloucester, William "had deep speech.

  In some counties, the disputed lands (known as clamores) were treated separately from the rest of the land, in part because of the Domesday Book’s intended use as an arbiter of land title disagreements. William the Conqueror also intended this survey as a definitive reference point for the crown’s own property holdings so that it might be. Domesday Book It consisted in 2 volumes. In William made a land register of his territory to know how much money. He could collect in terms of taxes and the results of this survey were 3/5(1). Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday—i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is no . Sources on the Crown lands of Charles I have been called a Domesday of Crown Lands, or Oliver Cromwell's surveys. In , Chancellor Lloyd George ordered a New Domesday survey; but he was eventually compelled to abandon the effort by opposition from the landed interest.