John Hampden fails to overturn imposition of Ship Money

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : .

John Hampden contested the King's right to levy the Ship Money tax; the court upheld the King's authority.

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Editors. "John Hampden fails to overturn imposition of Ship Money". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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