Parliament attacks the King for levying tonnage and poundage unilaterally (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In England, Charles I's third Parliament opens a second session, which lasts until 2nd March. MPs attack the King for levying tonnage and poundage without Parliamentary authority.

Citation:
Editors. "Parliament attacks the King for levying tonnage and poundage unilaterally". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15992, accessed 03 December 2016.]