Medieval lives in Domesday Book

In this lesson, you will begin to unpick the difficulties surrounding medieval peasants and their source record. You will examine what the Domesday Book can reveal about peasants' lives.

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Quiz:

Medieval Lives and Domesday Book

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Q1.Domesday demonstrates that England's peasants lived in an agricultural system. This means...

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Q2.Why might a meadow potentially make peasants' lives difficult?

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Q3.How frequently were women mentioned in Domesday Book?

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Q4.Which of these was NOT a possible reason why William had Domesday Book made?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Medieval Lives and Domesday Book

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Domesday demonstrates that England's peasants lived in an agricultural system. This means...

1/4

Q2.Why might a meadow potentially make peasants' lives difficult?

2/4

Q3.How frequently were women mentioned in Domesday Book?

3/4

Q4.Which of these was NOT a possible reason why William had Domesday Book made?

4/4

Lesson summary: Medieval lives in Domesday Book

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