de tallagio non concedendo

Tallage was a tax on the towns and demesne lands of the crown, usually levied by a poll-tax, e. g. a tallage of 2000 marks levied from London in 1214. By this statute — really an unauthoritative extract from the "Confirmation of the Charters", but held to be a statute by the "Petition of Right" (1628) — no tallage or aid is to be taken without the consent of all.

Note by A.J.Grieve (MA), from Price's Sermon in Part One of Reflections On The Revolution In France
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