DOMESDAY, DOMESDAY BOOK

Definition of DOMESDAY, DOMESDAY BOOK in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DOMESDAY, DOMESDAY BOOK

(Sax.) An ancient record made in the time of William the Conqueror, and now remaining in the English exchequer, consisting of two volumes of unequal size, containing minute and accurate surveys of the lands in England. 2 Bl.Comm. 49, 50. The work was begun by five justices in each county in 1081, and finished in 1086.

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