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The burden of taxation on sixteenth-century London

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This article seeks to establish the burden of direct taxation in the city of London in the sixteenth century. Previous discussions have been confined to the yield of parliamentary subsidies which cannot give a full picture because of the way responsibility for equipping military levies was increasingly devolved on to the locality. Estimates of the costs of the various additional military levies are therefore made. Innovations in parliamentary taxation enabled the crown to levy extraordinary s...

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10.1017}S0018246X01001935

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
3
Pages:
599-627
Publication date:
2001-09-05
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EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
URN:
uuid:3f69b0c7-6b5d-4311-b2a6-e34a5df9be92
Local pid:
ora:3534
Language:
English
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