Henry II of France visits Turin, but is called home to deal with a
revolt against the imposition of the gabelle (salt tax) in Guienne.
This region claims exemption for the tax on the grounds of its
liberties under rule by the English, who held the province from
1152 until 1453.
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Editors. "Revolt against the gabelle tax in Guienne, France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14781, accessed 24 October 2016.]