Finance, 1628-1629

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Parliament agreed to grant 5 subsidies if the following grievances were addressed

  • Martial Law
  • Billeting
  • Taxation, especially that relating to prerogative
  • Imprisonment without trial: the Five Knights Case - 5 of those imprisoned for not paying the forced loan claimed the right to trial, but Charles obtained a judgement saying that he could imprison people without trial

1628: Parliament's demands were formalised as the Petition of Right

  • Parliament must consent to all taxation
  • Billeting is illegal
  • Martial Law is illegal
  • Cause for imprisonment must be shown in all cases

Charles agreed

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