Volume 36 Issue 1 January 1986

Domesday and the Computer

John Palmer explores the new development of computerising the Domesday day book and what the effects will be.

Glitterless Prizes

David Cannadine raises questions about the transition from student life into the working world


Mark Kishlansky discusses the change for historians with the ever increasing use of computers.

The Making of Domesday Book

Domesday Book nudges Magna Carta for the title of best-known official document in English history. Yet apart from its extraordinary scope and speed of compilation, much about the book has remained obscure or unnown. 

The Welshness of the Tudors

Without their Welsh connections, the Tudors could never have made good their rags-to-riches ascent to the English throne, argues Peter R. Roberts.