Domesday Book: medieval big data

Stephen Baxter discusses the latest insights revealed by a new study of the 11th-century survey of England

Stephen Baxter on the Domesday Book (Image by Getty Images)

Professor Stephen Baxter discusses the latest insights revealed by a new study of Domesday Book, which suggests that William the Conqueror’s survey of England in the mid-1080s was more efficient, complex, and sophisticated than previously thought.

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