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Domesday data & terminology
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R.W. Finn, An introduction to Domesday Book (London, 1963), and H.C. Darby, Domesday England (Cambridge, 1977), provide examples and definitions of most Domesday terms and concepts; Domesday Book: index of subjects, edited by J.D. Foy (Chichester, 1992), has comprehensive listings of all subjects, with their Phillimore references.

The more important Domesday terms and concepts are grouped under the following headings
:

administrative units
borough & castle
customary dues, payments & services
landholding
manors
money & values
occupations & titles
peasantry
taxation
weights & measures.