pre-conquest personal names of Domesday book

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Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri-a.-b. , Uppsala
Domesday book., English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Etymology -- Names., Names, Personal -- England., Names, English



Statementby Olof von Feilitzen.
SeriesNomina germanica; arkiv för genmansk namnforskning utgivet av Jöran Sahigren. 3
LC ClassificationsCS2470 .F4
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [v]-xxxi, 429, [1] p.
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Open LibraryOL226812M
LC Control Numberac 39003190

Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of England. By contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday—i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is no.

Personal Names in the Domesday Book. by Constanza of Thamesreach (Genny Grim) © Genny Grim; all rights reservedlast updated 27Jul Introduction. The Domesday Book records details of a survey of land ownership and taxation that was completed in under the direction of William the Conqueror.

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"Book" is something of a misnomer. The Pre-conquest Personal Names of Domesday Book Volume 3 of Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis: Nomina Germanica Volume 3 of Nomina Germanica Volume 3 of Nomina germanica; arkiv för genmansk namnforskning utgivet av Jöran Sahigren. 3 Volume 3 of Nomina germanica; arkiv för germansk namnforskning.

The Pre-Conquest personal-names of Domesday Book Nomina Germanica, 3, Uppsala, Feilitzen, Olof von ‘Notes on some Scandinavian personal names in English 12th-century records’ Anthroponymica Suecana 6 (), Feilitzen, Olof von ‘The personal names of the Winton Domesday’ in: Winchester in the early Middle Ages, an Edition.

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The pre-conquest personal names of Domesday book Feilitzen, Olof von Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy. Lords. Pre-Conquest landholders whose lords are named in the text (e.g. Almær the man of Eadgifu the Fair) are more readily identified than those whose lords are not named.

About 25% of the landholdings in the PASE Domesday dataset are attributed to persons whose lords are identified in Domesday Book.

A survey of property in England conducted in Conceived by William I, but probably to some extent based on pre-Conquest administrative records, it was the most comprehensive assessment of property and land ever undertaken in medieval Europe.

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Its purpose was to maximize the revenues from the land tax and it caused resentment and even riots. Pre-Conquest personal names of Domesday Book, edited by Otto von Feilitzen () Revised medieval Latin wordlist from British and Irish sources, with.

von Feilitzen: Olof von Feilitzen,The Pre-Conquest Personal Names of Domesday Book, Nomina Germanica 3 (Uppsala: Almqvist and Wiksells, ) WD or Winton: ‘The Winton Domesday’, ed.

and trans. Frank Barlow, in Winchester in the Early Middle Ages: An Edition and Discussion of the Winton Domesday, ed. Martin Biddle, Winchester Studies 1 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), 1– The E-mail message field is required.

Please enter the message. E-mail Message: I thought you might be interested in this item at Title: The pre-Conquest personal names of Domesday book Author: Olof von Feilitzen Publisher: Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri, OCLC The place-names found in the Domesday Book are township and estate names, and may include other villages and hamlets that receive no specific mention in the text; for example, the Domesday entry.

Discussion of the name. The name is the OE female name first element, wulf (‘wolf’), was used to form many different personal names, both male and female. The second, wynn (‘joy, rapture, pleasure’), was a grammatically feminine noun and is diagnostic of female names.

In Domesday Book the name was written in four different ways which all represent the same pronunciation. of the Domesday enquiry was the same in the south-west as it appears to have been elsewhere in the country, and there is no reason to suppose that it was fundamentally different, the source of these feudally arranged surveys was a series of " original 1 Olof von Feilitzen, The Pre-Conquest Personal Names of Domesday Book.

K.S.B. Keats-Rohan and D.E. Thornton, Domesday Names: An Index of Personal and Place Names in Domesday Book (Woodbridge, ) K.S.B. Keats-Rohan, Domesday People: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents I. Domesday Book (Woodbridge, ). For places, The Domesday gazetteer, edited by G.R.

Versey and H.C. Darby (), provides identifications, and the relevant volume of the English Place-Name Society additional information.

Finally, Pre-Conquest personal names in Domesday Book, edited by O. von Feilitzen, and Old English Bynames, edited by Gustav Tengvik (), are the. All names. This page simply records all owner names mentioned in Domesday Book. (Note that the same name is not necessarily the same person.) Loading.

The Norse SIGEWEALD, SIGVALDR or SIGHVATR is recorded in the Domesday Book as SIUUAT or SIWAT and is found in Lincs 5, Notts 1 and Oxon 1. In Lincolnshire, SIGHVATR was evidently a king’s man and one of four brothers who inherited the pre-Conquest land of their father in Lindsey.

This led the book to be compared to the Last Judgement, or ‘Doomsday’, described in the Bible, when the deeds of Christians written in the Book of Life were to be placed before God for judgement.

The name ‘Domesday Book’ was not adopted until the late 12th Century. The Domesday Book is actually not one book but two.

As von Feilitzen, Pre-Conquest Personal Names of Domesday Book, p. was unsure as to whether the Domesday form Lemar' represented Old English Leofmær or Old English Leodmær, and left his headword as Lemar, it has been thought safest for the present edition to keep to the Domesday form.

The Alecto edition has Lemar. The Domesday Book is the record of the great survey of much of England, and parts of Wales, completed indone for William I of England, or William the Conqueror. The Domesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester) was a record of all taxable land in England, together with such information as would indicate its worth.

As the scribes went round England, they were protected. Presented here is the first complete, all Latin index to the Domesday Book, comprising two Indices Personarum and one Index main Index Personarumcontains all references to people: named individuals, title-holders, and `institutions' (collections of persons functioning as individual landholders in the Domesday text); individuals are listed alphabetically under the initial letter of Cited by: 2.

Surely, therefore, Domesday Book was a tax book. The problem is that its layout makes it a spectacularly unhelpful guide to the logistics of taxation. To collect the land-tax efficiently, royal officials needed information arranged in geographical order, hundred by hundred and village by village, so they would know exactly where to go and how Author: Ellie Cawthorne.

Description. Great Domesday Book is the incomplete, last draft of the information collected by the Domesday survey, commissioned by William the Conqueror at Christmas and using a detailed list of questions to record who owned which estate.

Completed a mere seven months later, by 1 Augustthe survey provided a detailed record of 13, settlements in England in thirty-four counties. Book records the names of everyone who held property in England south of the Tees in andso it in theory contains all the evidence one needs to reconstruct English landed society in something close to its entirety before and after the conquest.

Domesday book. in Anglo-Latin, the popular name of Great Inquisition or Survey (), a digest in Anglo-French of a survey of England undertaken at the order of William the Conqueror to inventory his new domain, from Middle English domes, genitive of dom "day of judgment" (see doom (n.)).

"The booke to be called Domesday, bicause (as Mathew Parise saith) it spared no man, but iudged. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. The Great Domesday Book, which records 31 of these counties, ends abruptly at East Anglia, perhaps due to the death of the king in Organizing a Vast Kingdom.

The Greater Domesday Book was written, for the most part, by a single scribe with some additions and corrections made by others. The Exon Domesday was a land and tax register set up for the Domesday Book and covered the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Would have been a very useful addition for research, although it is not a complete record. Why use this guide. This research guide explains how to access and understand the information within Domesday Book. For a more detailed introduction to Domesday, and England at the end of the 11th century, when Domesday was compiled, consult our online Domesday exhibition.

The original Domesday Book itself can no longer be consulted except in very rare circumstances. It is now forty years since Galbraith published the Making of Domesday Book. Since then his thesis has been refined in various ways, but there has been no serious challenge to his central propositions: that the object of the Domesday survey was to produce Domesday Book, and that the purpose of the whole enterprise must be inferred from Domesday Book itself.

An excellent book on Anglo-Saxon women's names in German. Useful for completist only. (JA) Feilitzen, Olof von. The Pre-Conquest Personal Names of Domesday Book.

Uppsala: Private Printing, By definition any name in the book is in our period. Well done, with many alternative spellings. Recommended. (JA) Morlet, Marie-Therese.The World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in 11th century England.

The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record. Domesday is now available online, and you can search for your town or village, and download images of Domesday along with an English translation of the entry.

You can also access the Discover Domesday exhibition, explaining why Domesday.The Domesday Book was a newsletter published by the Castle & Crusade Society (a subsidiary of the International Federation of Wargaming, or IFW) beginning in The newsletter was founded by Gary Gygax, who was the editor of issue #1.

Subsequent issues had rotating editors. They were hand-typed on an IBM Selectric typewriter, then photocopied for distribution.