Example sentences for: domesday

How can you use “domesday” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Coventre, the Couentrev of Domesday Book, may derive from a convent of the Saxon period [ Blue Guide to England, 1980]; It probably owes its origin to the erection in the 7th c of an Anglo-Sexon convent [ The New Shell Guide to England, 1981]; Established under the protection of a Saxon convent in the 7th century [ The New Shell Guide to Britain , 1985].

  • In the Domesday Book (1086) it is Amalricus, and such forms as Amauri, Amery, Emery developed later.

  • For him it is a place in Gloucestershire which had its name recorded in 714 as Titlestrop . By Domesday, in 1086, it had become Tedestrop . He therefore explains the name as “outlying farmstead or hamlet of a man called *Tætel.”

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