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Day of Judgement

Description of film

Short film describing how intrusive and unfair the survey seemed to the villagers.


This is the last 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 Saxon reaction to the survey of their village. The script is not based directly on any particular source.

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Further information
CategoryPre 20th Century
Sub categoryDomesday
FilmDay of Judgement
ProducerThe National Archives
DateMay 2006