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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The name of a forced tax exacted from the people by certain kings of England, and which, under Charles I., became so obnoxious as to occasion the demand of the Petition of Rights (q. v .), that no tax should be levied without consent of Parliament; first enforced in 1473, declared illegal in 1689.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Benevolence'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/benevolence.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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