The Domesday Book: Don’t Worry, It’s Not the End of The World

October 10, 2018 - General
The original Great Domesday book and Little Domesday book of 1086, seen in the museum at the National Archives, Kew, England.

Have you ever wondered how many people lived in England in the late 11th century? Well, William the Conqueror did, but mostly so that he could know how much land and money those people had. 

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