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ROYAL TREASURY OF ENGLAND: OR, AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF ALL TAXES, UNDER WHAT DENOMINATION SOEVER, FROM THE CONQUEST TO THIS PRESENT YEAR.

Stevens, John


Item #: 61315

Pages: xxxi,(1)372 pp.
Published: London; Printed for T. Tebb and J. Wilcox; 1725. Reprinted in 2004.

Subjects: TAXATION, UNITED KINGDOM

A fascinating history of royal taxation and expenditure from1066 to the early eighteenth century. It examines suchincome sources as feudal pledges and penalties imposed onconquered enemies and such expenses as defense, maintenanceof the royal household and the suppression of heresy.Highly regarded upon publication, it was a standard work formany years.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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