Origin of scutage
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For these services he had scutage of all his tenants in twenty counties in England!The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple|Charles G. Addison
Pershore paid on three in the first scutage, protesting that it was only liable to two, and from 1168 it was only rated at two.
But, for our present purpose, we must confine ourselves to the scutage proper.
This tax was called the scutage, and amounted to three pounds English, or forty Angevin shillings, for each knight's fee.
The case of Westminster presents considerable difficulty, the entries relating to its payments of scutage being very puzzling.