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Domesday Book is largely about landowners and landholding. The concepts involved can seem difficult and are complicated by the apparent differences between Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman practices.
For the main concepts and formulae employed in Domesday Book, see:
landholding concepts as a manor
could go could grant
could sell could withdraw
could not go could not grant
could not sell could not withdraw
codes for landholders
codes for tenures.