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Compiling Information

Description of film

Short film describing the compiling of information for Domesday.


This is the third 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 information was gathered together and written up as the Domesday Book. The script is not based directly on any particular source.

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Further information
CategoryPre 20th Century
Sub categoryDomesday
FilmCompiling Information
ProducerThe National Archives
DateMay 2006