Reforms under Mary I

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Reforms under Mary I

  • A.E Pollard complained about the 'sterile' nature of Mary's reign, writing within a 'Protestant' historical framework

Financial reforms

  • Some changes implemented from Duke of Northumberlands changes to improve the administration of Crown finances
  • Court of Exchequer took over Court of First Fruits and Tenths and Court of Augmentations 
  • Long term security of Crown finances was boosted by plans for recoinage drawn up from 1556-8
  • New Book of Rates…


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