Derbyshire introduction

Thorn, Frank; Thorn, Caroline

Domesday; Domesday Book; Great Domesday; Derbyshire; Notes; Phillimore notes

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Creative Commons Licence: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England and Wales. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Description

The introduction discusses the origin, administrative history, and assessment of the county; the county boundary; the administration of the county; the Wapentakes, their reconstruction, rubrication, order, revised name-forms, and boundaries; small Hundreds; Wapentake courts, their links with royal manors, moot-sites, lordship of the Wapentakes; manorial and ecclesiastical organisation; the state of the manuscript for the county; duplicates; borough, castle and Forest; related or 'satellite' texts; the Burton Cartulary, the Burton survey, and other texts; the identification of places; the editorial history of earlier versions of the notes, and the current state of the revision. The introduction has been written for this edition by Caroline and Frank Thorn.

Publisher
The University of Hull
Language
English
Identifier
hull:499
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