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An Analysis of the Domesday Survey of Gloucestershire (Classic Reprint)

An Analysis of the Domesday Survey of Gloucestershire (Classic Reprint)

ISBN: 9781331928379
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: 2017-10-12
Number of pages: 360
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What follows is not put fonviud as in any way a general Commentary on Domesday, but chiefly as an application to the record for Gloucestershire of the methods of interpretation used by the Rev. R. W. Eyton with regard to VD orset in his Key to Domesday, and to Somerset in his Domesday )S tudies; with only so much of explanation as seemed to be necessary to make the meaning of the record clear. The time for a Commentary on the Survey has not yet come, for the il Science of Domesday has not yet passed beyond the stage of experiment ;and knowledge of the subject will be best promoted by patient work on the Vtext of the record of each shire, by those who have learned to be prepared for very wide diflerences of treatment in the various parts of England. Not ltill this has been done for a sufficient number of shires in each of the Com slmissioners districts, will the materials have been collected for complete knowledge of the methods employed in the compilation of the record, and the signification of the terms used in it. I must acknowledge a special obligation to Mr. Freeman s History of NS ithe Norman Conquest, to Mr. Seebohm s English Village Community, and to the book on The Domesday of Wilts, by the late Canon Jones, of Bradford on-A von. Also to the Rev. fx. Butterworth, for information con xjcerning the ancient Church at Deerhurst, and to the Rev. E. A. Fuller for much valuable help with regard to the neighbourhood of Cirencester, and for kind encouragement, without which this task would not have been nmdertaken. The text used has been that of the Photo-Z incographed facsimile published by the Ordnance Survey. Attention is needed to tlic Corrigenda, especially those relating to pages 44 and 8!. The work has occupied a large part of my leisure time for five years, but it has been a labour thoroughly enjoyed ;for, with the exception of the extreme north of th
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