The Domesday Book

In this lesson, you will learn about how the Normans gathered and organised information in the Domesday Book.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who was the most important religious figure in Europe?

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Q2.Which position in the Church was new under Lanfranc?

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Q3.Which of these was NOT a reason why William thought the Church was corrupt?

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Q4.How many Anglo-Saxon bishops were there by the end of William's reign?

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Q5.Churches were rebuilt out of stone because...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who was the most important religious figure in Europe?

1/5

Q2.Which position in the Church was new under Lanfranc?

2/5

Q3.Which of these was NOT a reason why William thought the Church was corrupt?

3/5

Q4.How many Anglo-Saxon bishops were there by the end of William's reign?

4/5

Q5.Churches were rebuilt out of stone because...

5/5

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Quiz:

The Domesday Book

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

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.The Domesday Book helped William to decide...

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Q2.William needed to know this in order to...

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Q3.William wanted to make sure that his taxes were a similar amount to...

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Q4.How long did it take to complete the survey?

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Q5.What helped the Normans to complete the survey quickly?

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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:

The Domesday Book

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The Domesday Book helped William to decide...

1/5

Q2.William needed to know this in order to...

2/5

Q3.William wanted to make sure that his taxes were a similar amount to...

3/5

Q4.How long did it take to complete the survey?

4/5

Q5.What helped the Normans to complete the survey quickly?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Domesday Book

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