Henry IV summons an Assembly of Notables to discuss public revenue (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Henry IV of France summons an Assembly of Notables to discuss questions of public revenue. The assembly accepts the notion of imposing a 5% sales tax on all goods except grain.

Citation:
Editors. "Henry IV summons an Assembly of Notables to discuss public revenue". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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