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1

When was the Domesday Book commissioned?

1085

2

What was the Domesday Book?

Survey of landholdings in every shire

3

What was the financial reason for the commission of the Domesday Book?

Showed how much tax each landholder owed

4

What was the legal reason for the commission of the Domesday book?

Sorted out legal disputes over land

5

What was the military reason for the commission of the Domesday Book?

Connected to the location of troops and how many each tenant in chief could house