Staffordshire introduction

Thorn, Caroline; Thorn, Frank

Domesday; Domesday Book; Great Domesday; Staffordshire; Notes; Phillimote 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 and assessment of the county; the county boundary; the administration of the county; the Hundreds, their reconstruction, rubrication, order, boundaries, and revised name-forms; Hundred courts, moot-sites, links with royal manors, and lordship; manorial and ecclesiastical organisation; the state of the manuscript for the county; its layout and content; writing and correction; places entered under the wrong Domesday county; duplicate entries; boroughs, castles and Forest; related or 'satellite' texts; the Burton Cartulary, the Burton survey, other Burton texts, and Hemming's Cartulary; 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:519
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