Domesday Book

By: Taryn Ruden

1. Provide a definition of the term:

Domesday Book: It was intended to document "What, or how much, each man had, who was an occupier of land in England, either in land or in stock, and how much money it were worth".

2. Provide 3 interesting facts:

- Also known as Book of Winchester Liber Wintonia

- The language of the book is Medieval Latin

- It enabled William the Conqueror the ability to ensure that all landholders and tenants swore allegiance to him - a major requirement of feudalism or the Feudal System

3. Complete the following sentence “How is______(your term) related to the

Middle Ages?”

- The book was written during the Medieval Era and was the most important historical event

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