Domesday Book and the Law

Domesday Book and the Law

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A thorough and complete survey of all the legal actions and references in Domesday Book.Introduction Disputes and the inquest One of the striking things about the legal information preserved in Domesday ... The surveya#39;s Hampshire folios, for example, include a detailed description of a suit between William de Chernet and Picot the Sheriff: Picot holds two and a half virgates from the King. ... More often Domesday Book recounts only one side of a story. ... Although this holding was recorded under Guya#39;s rubric, Domesday ends its description of that place by noting that theanbsp;...

Title:Domesday Book and the Law
Author:Robin Fleming
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2003-12-18


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