One of the earliest surviving public records – Domesday Book – will be loaned to Lincoln Castle as part of a major exhibition for 2017.
The iconic document was commissioned in 1086 by William the Conqueror following his successful invasion 20 years earlier. Domesday gave the king a picture of his realm by recording the taxable value and resources of all the boroughs and manors in England.
On display in the Magna Carta vault from 27 May to 3 September, Domesday will be one of a number of local and national treasures showcased as part of the exhibition Battles and Dynasties.
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