Now and then it is mentioned that the tallage is to be levied once a year, although the amount remains uncertain.
In the latter instance the king also gave leave to the lay and spiritual nobility to set a tallage on their own tenants.
Socmen were like "liber tenentes" frequently liable to "merchet, heriot and tallage."
A tallage on royal towns and demesnes, nevertheless, was set without authority of parliament four years afterwards.
tallage was first imposed on the colony in the first year of this reign, but yielded little, and tithes were not much better paid.
tallage, even arbitrary tallage, was but a tax after all, and did not detract from personal freedom or free tenure in this sense.
Now and then it is mentioned that tallage is to be levied once a year although the amount remains uncertain.
This matter of tallage could certainly be treated as an alteration of services, and sent for trial to the Common Bench.