The nation was mapped out, and the owners' names inscribed in the Doomsday Book.
It is supposed to have stood on the site of a vineyard mentioned in Doomsday Book.
The English called it the "Doomsday Book" because there was no appeal from it.
It was only after the Conquest that the "Doomsday Book" came into existence.
We meet with the term more than once in Doomsday Book, as, for instance, in Tit.
In 1086 they laid the foundation of feudality, and its basis was the "Doomsday Book."
All this can be readily gathered at a glance into that marvellous book he caused to be drawn up, called "Doomsday Book."
The above persons were marked down as black sheep in the Chief's Doomsday Book, and set apart for the next batch to be sued.
At that time it is described in "Doomsday Book" as Cestre, and as possessing four hundred and thirty-one houses within its walls.
This village is of great antiquity, being mentioned in the Doomsday Book, as having a church and a priest.