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Map Position
This map shows the position of domesday locations for the county of Essex. centered on Great Notley in Essex.
Map Logic
This map shows the relative population size and damage of villages after the Norman Conquest in 1066AD. The data is derived from the Open Domesday Book(links provided at the bottom of the page). The black lines show known Roman Roads, the Red ones ancient trackways(Ivan D Margary), with the purple ones showing implied Roman roads provided by place names.
 
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Population of Essex at Domesday in AD1086

 

This map shows the population size and distribution of villages in Essex after the Norman Conquest in 1086AD.

The plotted data is an extract from the Open Domesday Book.
Many thanks to the works of Professor John Palmer, George Slater and opendomesday.org without whose contribution this site could not have been created.


Total Population(ex slaves) of the 0 Domesday Villages in 1086AD shown is 0
This would equate to a Fyrd(national service) of approximately 0 soldiers.


Please Note that the estimate for the Fyrd is based on 6% of the
population(excluding Priests and Slaves) being eligible for military duties.

Summary of Domesday information for this map

Population Overview

Occupation Overview

Land Overview

Animals Overview
No Animal details recorded in Domesday

Valuation
AD1066AD1086
Value(geld)

Hundreds population and villages
Population excludes slaves
Hundred Villages Population


External References in no particular order :-
Anglo Saxon Chronicles
Online Anglo Saxon dictionary
Online Etymology dictionary
Open Domesday Book - The first free online copy of the Domesday Book
The Ermine Street Guard Roman re-enactment and research Society
The "Kent A" cadastre - page 5 - Peterson 2002
Archaeologia Cantiana Online
Romney Marsh Research Trust
Romney Marsh the Fifth Continent
VillageNet the reference guide to villages in Kent & Sussex
Global warming Flood Maps
The Anglo Saxon Chronicles
Google Maps - the core of the system
GeoPlaner - Useful site for plotting map data
Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars 55BC(Books 4 & 5)
Wikipedia - Caesar's invasions of Britain
Wikipedia - Portus Istus
The Geography of Claudius Ptolemy (Bill Thayers)
Roman Britain.org
Runetree Beowulf
Bayeux Tapestry Online
The Secrets of the Norman Invasion
Chronicles of John of Worcester
Battle Historic Society
Binsted village website(Mearcredesburnan Steðe)
The Spears of Andred
Find British Archaelogical Sites
Wealden Iron Research Group
Topographic Map of the UK

 

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Author: Simon M - Last Updated: 13/03/2024 13:12
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