Leicestershire introduction

Thorn, Caroline; Thorn, Frank

Domesday; Domesday Book; Great Domesday; Leicestershire; 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 history of the county; the assessment system; the administration of the county; the county boundary; the Wapentakes, their reconstruction, rubrication, order, revised name-forms, and composition; small Hundreds; the lordship of Hundreds; Wapentake courts, moot-sites, and later Wapentakes; manorial and ecclesiastical organisation; the state of the manuscript for the county, its layout and content; the structure of entries; writing and correction; duplicate entries; borough, castle and Forest; related and 'satellite' texts; the Leicestershire survey; 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:509
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