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  • Historian tells new story about England’s venerated ‘Domesday Book’

    Illinois history professor Carol Symes dug into the origins of a book revered in English history and found a different story of its creation.

    Illinois history professor Carol Symes, an expert on medieval manuscripts, dug into the origins of a book revered in English history and found a different story of its creation, as well as a record of grievances against the Norman conquest.

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Carol Symes, email symes@illinois.edu.

    The article “Doing things beside Domesday Book” is available here (open access until Jan. 1) or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1086/699010