|Contributions||Leicestershire (England). Department of Planning and Transportation.|
Leicestershire has the biggest economy in the East Midlands, according to a new study. The county takes three of the top 10 places and has a total . Leicestershire was recorded in the Domesday Book in four wapentakes: Guthlaxton, Framland, Goscote and later became hundreds, with the division of Goscote into West Goscote and East Goscote, and the addition of Sparkenhoe hundred. In , the first recorded use of the name was as Lægrecastrescir.. Leicestershire's external boundaries have changed little since the Domesday tuent country: England. No one has done more to emphasise the significance of the land in early modern England that Joan Thirsk, whose writings are both an important contribution to its history and point the way for future research. The subjects of this collection include the origin and nature of the common fields, Tudor enclosures, the Commonwealth confiscation of Royalist land and its subsequent return after the. Leicester and Leicestershire Economic Assessment, December Summary 5 Already a significant economy in the East Midlands, with local GVA in at £ billion1, the area has a strong tradition in the field of business. It is home to major brands including Next, Walkers, Triumph.