Charles I issues more writs for the collection of Ship Money

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Historical Context Note

Charles I issues further writs demanding the collection of Ship Money, a tax traditionally taken from coastal towns during times of warfare, and levied without the consent of Parliament.
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Editors. "Charles I issues more writs for the collection of Ship Money". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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