Finance, 1625-1629

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Charles needed money to pursue his foreign policy aims

Key events

1625: Parliament granted two subsidies totalling £140,000

1625: Parliament granted Charles the right to collect tonnage and poundage for one year only 

  • This right was usually granted to a monarch for life
  • Parliament planned to reform customs duties
  • MPs wanted to ensure that Parliament would have to be called at the…


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