Editors. "Tax is levied to finance the Scottish war". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Tax is levied to finance the Scottish war (51 words)
Historical Context Note
The English Parliament is forced to vote a benevolence of 20d. in the pound on lands, and of 10d. in the pound on goods, to finance the war with Scotland. It dissolves colleges, chantries and hospitals, legacies of the religious culture of the Catholic Church, whose possessions pass to the Crown.14725 Tax is levied to finance the Scottish war 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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