Domesday Book, first published in 1086, has attracted intense scrutiny particularly since the ninth centenary celebrations and the publication of new editions and modern translations by both Alecto Historical Editions and Phillimore.
Facsimiles, translations, maps and apparatus are now readily available on CD-ROM.
Never before has it been possible to explore the intricacies of this infinitely detailed text so deeply, nor to extract from it such a wealth of information about medieval England.
The Story of Domesday Book is a richly rewarding collection of special studies relating to Domesday Book by outstanding Domesday scholars of our time.
The Story of Domesday Book throws new light on the dark corners of this extraordinary Survey, and is an indispensable aid to further understanding England's most important public record.