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The role of the commissioners

Description of film

Short film describing the role of one of William I's Domesday commissioners.


This is the first of four clips filmed to illustrate the process of collecting information for the Domesday survey in 1086.

Interesting or important points about the film

This is the actor's own interpretation of evidence about how the material for the survey was collected. The script is not based directly on any particular source.

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Further information
CategoryPre 20th Century
Sub categoryDomesday
FilmThe role of the commissioners
ProducerThe National Archives
DateMay 2006