Commons proclaim Ship Money to be an illegal tax

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Historical Context Note

The English House of Commons proclaims Ship Money to be an illegal tax, since it is collected without the consent of Parliament.
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Editors. "Commons proclaim Ship Money to be an illegal tax". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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