Domesday Book Law and Legal Definition
Domesday Book refers to the census or survey of England’s landholdings, buildings, people and livestock. The survey was ordered and taken during the time of William the Conqueror. The survey was completed in 1086. Liber de Wintonia, Rotulus Wintoniae, Scriptura Thesauri Regis, Liber Regis, Liber Judiciarius, Censualis Angliae, Angliae Notitia et Lustratio, Rotulus Regis, Liber de Thesauro and Exchequer Domesday were the variant names of Domesday book.