Lot 4491638 ‘The Tryal of John Hampden for Non-Payment...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am

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1638 ‘The Tryal of John Hampden for Non-Payment of Ship Money’ 1637/8 – in 1635 King Charles I imposed the second Ship-Money Tax on inland counties, the first Tax had applied to maritime counties only. John Hampden who had a number of estates in Buckinghamshire and other places refused to pay and was outspoken in opposing the Tax. This account of one the most important trials to be held in England with full details of speeches and arguments was printed in London 1719.

Hammer Price: £60.00

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