John Hampden fails to overturn imposition of Ship Money (18 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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

Citation:
Editors. "John Hampden fails to overturn imposition of Ship Money". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2179, accessed 09 December 2016.]