A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80 by Sandra Raban

By Sandra Raban

This is often the 1st finished examine of the 1279-80 hundred rolls, some of the most vital resources for later 13th century England. Raban places the rolls of their historic context, appears to be like on the means during which the inquiry was once carried out and questions even if it was once conceived as a moment Domesday. in accordance with the newest wisdom of the returns, it will be an quintessential operating device for historians.

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SC5/Sussex/Chapter/1. 46 It is easy to see why such rolls were compiled. Justices in eyre, accustomed to carting around the cumbersome original verdicts, festooned with their seals, must have welcomed more condensed and manageable working tools. Nevertheless, attempts to make their labours easier did not alter the fact that the task was ultimately too great for the creaking judicial system to accomplish. In such long-drawn-out proceedings, it was inevitable that many of the accused had either died or become untraceable.

33 Cam, Studies, 140–1. 34 Cam, The Hundred, 40. 35 Ibid. 39. 36 Cam, The Hundred, app. 1, 248–57; eadem, Studies, 30–1; Yorkshire Hundred Rolls, ed. English, 3–4, 23–6. An Inquiring Culture 23 T A B L E 2. , Ches. , Oxon. , Rutland, Lincs. Thomas de Boulton, William de Peretonc Yorks. , Norf. Richard Creeping, Thomas Lewknor Leics. ), War. , Derby. , Beds. ), Lancs. ) unknown Glos. ), Worcs. ), Heref. ) Sources: From Cal. Pat. 1272–81, 59; Cam, The Hundred, 258. a Replaced by Roger Lestrange, Cal.

7. 37 In general they faithfully followed the stated objectives of the inquiry. About half dealt with royal demesne, fiefs, and regalian rights, while most of the remainder covered abuse of administrative office. A few miscellaneous articles belonged to neither category. Article 39 sought information about the illegal export of wool during the recent dispute with Flanders, while article 49 addressed the perennial problem of weights and measures. The commissioners appear to have begun work by 18 November 37 Cam, Studies, 31–2.

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