An historical account of all taxes, under what denomination soever; from the conquest to the death of K. George the First. Collected from the best historians, as well ancient as modern; likewise from many valuable manuscripts in the cotton and other libraries, and several offices in this kingdom. Shewing when the crown was supply'd, and impositions laid on the people, only by virtue of the King's prerogative, at what times the House of Lords alone has done the same, and when reduc'd to the Parliamentary method now establish'd. The whole intermix'd with divers remarkable occurrences, and a considerable number of particulars (which never before appear'd in print. By Captain John Stevens.
Printed for John Wilcox, at Virgil's Head against the New Church in the Strand,
|Edition:||The second edition, to which is added, a table of the principal transactions in each King's reign.|
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