Thorn, Frank; Thorn, Caroline
Domesday; Domesday Book; Great Domesday; Shropshire; Notes; Phillimore notes
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The introduction discusses the geography and history of the county and its administration and assessment; the county boundary; the Welsh areas; the Hundreds, their reconstruction, rubrication, order, and revised name-forms; the lordship of Hundreds; moot-sites, later Hundreds and Hundred courts; manorial and ecclesiastical organisation; Forest; the state of the manuscript for the county; writing and revision; content and layout of entries; duplicate entries; boroughs, castles and salt; the identification of places; the editorial history of earlier versions of the notes, and the current state of the revision. Some material in this introduction derives from the original printed edition published by Phillimore (1986) and edited by Caroline and Frank Thorn.
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