Commons proclaim Ship Money to be an illegal tax (22 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The English House of Commons proclaims Ship Money to be an illegal tax, since it is collected without the consent of Parliament.

Citation:
Editors. "Commons proclaim Ship Money to be an illegal tax". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16167, accessed 05 December 2016.]