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A Statute Concerning Tallage (1297)

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A Statute Concerning Tallage (1297)

1297 CHAPTER 1 25 Edw 1


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X1The original text of this Act was not modern English. The traditional translation appears first with obsolete characters modernised. The original text (as an image) appears second.

X2In the Printed Copies of the Statutes, this is intituled, “Statutum de Tallagio non concedendo;” and in the Translations “A Statute concerning certain Liberties granted by the King to his Commons;” In MS. Cott. XXV. fo. 7, “Nova addicio Cartarum;” In the Chronicle of Walter de Hemingford, printed by Hearne (Oxford 1731, pa. 141) “Articuli inserti in Magna Carta” See Blackstone's Charters, Introd. pa. lxv. (4 to edit.) note b. The Various Readings marked MS. Rawl. are from the Rawlinson Manuscript 276; Those marked H. are from the Copy in Hemingford's Chronicle, wherewith agrees Knighton's Chronicle; and those marked B. are from “Secunda Pars Veterum Statutorum” printed by Berthelet in 1532. In some printed Copies of the Statutes, and in 2 Inst. 532, this Statute is attributed to the 34th year of King Edward I. [“MS. Cott. XXV.” refers to one of the Cottonian Manuscripts in the British Library; and “MS. Rawl.” refers to one of the Rawlinson Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.]

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